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Chamber of Commerce Advocates for Worker's Compensation
In a time when businesses need to be more competitive than ever, the Illinois Chamber works with lawmakers to ensure smart decisions are made in areas that impact the cost of running business. They have experts that inform and influence the legislative, regulatory and judicial branches of state government. And worker's compensation is no exception. Read more
Documentation in Workers' Compensation Case Management: RU@RISK? presented by Darlene Commons, RN, CCM, CDMS and Claudette Borchers, RN, BSN, CCM, JD - MedInsights
While workers' compensation nurse case managers do not provide "nursing care" that is tracked by flow sheets or medication administration records, proper documentation of injured worker assessment, treatment plan, work abilities and an Action Plan is crucial in order to achieve case management goals and a satisfactory outcome. Read more
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IA: Estate can't sue employer for lost wages from second job
In Iowa, workers' compensation provides an adequate remedy for a worker's death even though it does not compensate a widow for lost wages from a worker's second job.
IN: Indiana Likely To See Worker’s Comp Hospital Fee Schedule Legislation in 2013
Indiana is one of a few states that do not have a hospital fee reimbursement system. Instead, Indiana uses repricers to determine reimbursement rates. That may be changing.
MI: Michigan 'Right To Work' Legislation Now 'On The Agenda' For Governor Rick Snyder
Right-to-work laws stop mandatory dues payment requirements in union workplaces.
MI: Workers Comp & Medical Marijuana In Michigan
Michigan workers comp lawyer discusses legislation that would exempt employers from having to provide medical marijuana for a work injury.
OH: Workers’ Compensation Bill Under Scrutiny
Local state senator proposes bill to limit payments to illegal immigrants
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