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What’s New for Workers’ Comp in 2018: CA Senate Bill 1160

Feb 9, 2018

In 2016 California passed Senate Bill 1160, which heralded significant workers’ compensation reform. SB 1160 outlined major changes to authorization, utilization review, lien...

DWC Reconsiders Lien Declarations Filed July 2-3

Oct 4, 2017

When the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) mandated that lien claimants must file declarations asserting the validity of their liens, they weren’t kidding ar...

DWC Database of Dismissed Liens Available

Sep 5, 2017

You may recall last month’s dismissal of over 292,000 unresolved liens by California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC). The DWC closed the lien cases for failure to c...

DWC Closes Over 292,000 Liens per New Declaration Requirements

Aug 16, 2017

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) just dismissed your lien if you did not comply with new Supplemental Lien Declaration requirements prescribed by last y...

Ultimate Guide to New Lien Declaration Under SB 1160

Jun 6, 2017

Last month, we reported that the California Workers’ Compensation Interpreters Association (CWCIA), along with several interpreting companies, filed a lawsuit to prevent the ...

Interpreter Suit Dismissed, Concerns Clarified as Lien Deadline Looms

May 10, 2017

In early March, we reported on the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) adoption of its final Rules of Practice and Procedure to implement Senate Bill 1160. Chief among...

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...

Network News: Introducing Our Searchable MPN Spreadsheet

Nov 18, 2016

Medical Provider Networks (MPNs) are a pain. We've had a lot of questions about these organizations, and for good reason – they're notoriously tricky to understand, and avail...

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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