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19 Jan Traumatic Brain Injuries Easier to Detect with Blood Protein Test Validates Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Brain Injuries Common During Severe Vehicle Accidents Brain injuries are common in severe vehicle accidents, particularly when the head hits the driver’s side door or the steering wheel. Skull trauma can also occur when the head is hit by a flying object from within the vehicle,...

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30 Dec The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers’ Compensation: What Does This Mean for You?

Working in a Tough Year Arizona’s Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) put out a substantive policy statement on May 14th, 2020, which states that claim representatives for workers’ compensation “may not categorically deny COVID-19 claims.” Along with this, there must be a thorough investigation and review...

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24 Dec When Employer Insurance Companies Say “No” to COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claims

The Battle Begins The battle for COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims to be approved has already begun at various points around the United States. Like past battles with insurance companies denying claims for job-related cancer manifestations in firefighters and other first-responder groups, the pandemic has shown that...

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19 Oct The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announced Recent Changes in Policy, Payments, and Quality Provision

Conversion Factor for Reimbursement Rates Drops Nearly $4            The conversion factor that calculates reimbursement rates for orthopedic surgical services is now being reduced by $3.83, from $36.09 to $32.26, according to an August 5, 2020 news article on the American Association...

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