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Virginia Workers' Comp Enters New Century

Jun 27, 2019

The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission (VWCC), in its hundredth year of operation, will enter the 21st century as of next week. Effective July 1, 2019, the VWCC...

Assembly Bill 44 To Expedite Work Comp For Workplace Violence, Terrorism

Jun 8, 2017

Late last year, a storm of media coverage documenting the struggle for treatment endured by victims of the San Bernardino terrorist attack of 2015 incited widespread outrage ...

Reform the Reforms: SB 489 Aims to Clean Up SB 1160

Apr 13, 2017

Let’s start with some simple facts. Each two-year session of the California legislature can see as many as 5,000 bills introduced. Of those 5,000, Governor Brown will probabl...

New DWC Lien Rules Effective March 26, 2017

Mar 3, 2017

Since the passage of Senate Bill 1160 last fall, questions have swirled around the landmark piece of legislation’s new lien declaration requirements. This week, the Workers’ ...

A Timely Reminder: SB 1175 Brings Speed to Workers’ Comp

Jan 24, 2017

Early in 2017, a piece of workers’ comp legislative reform is making its presence known to California claims administrators and providers. No, we’re not talking about Senate ...

New Original Bill Requirement Raises Lien Questions

Jan 16, 2017

On a typically overcast San Francisco morning earlier this month, the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) held a public hearing. The subject? Proposed regul...

DWC Releases New Lien Forms to Comply with SB 1160

Jan 10, 2017

At the start of the year, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) made good on the lien reforms promised by Senate Bill 1160. Along with the Workers’ Compensat...

Authorization and Declaration II: More on RFAs and Liens Under SB 1160

Dec 9, 2016

You already know Requests for Authorization (RFAs) as the single most effective tool for guaranteeing payment. Now RFAs play a vital role in lien declaration, as well....

Authorization and Declaration: RFAs and Liens Under SB 1160 (Part I)

Dec 6, 2016

It’s something like a motto around here: Billing success starts with authorization success. Submitting a Request for Authorization (RFA) is the best investment a provider can...

One Year Later, San Bernardino Victims Face Workers' Comp Struggle

Dec 2, 2016

A flurry of recent media attention brought light to the struggle for treatment endured by victims of last year’s San Bernardino terrorist attack.¹ On the first anniversary of...

Lien Machine: Mastering the New Lien Declaration in Senate Bill 1160

Nov 15, 2016

The ink has dried and the dust is settling – the workers’ comp reforms in Senate Bill 1160 are here to stay. Chances are you’ve heard about these changes by now. SB 11...

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