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Workers’ Compensation News - October 13, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 28

Jon 9384

 CASES--The compensation judge denied)petitioner’s motion for temporary disability and medical benefits regarding a rotator cuff tear in his right shoulder and problems with his left knee. where the compensable injuries he sustained in his work—related accident had to do with his left shoulder, neck and lower back assessing the conflicting medical testimony the compensation judge found that the new problems were not causally related to the work—related, and that conservative treatment, rather than surgery, was recommended for petitioner’s lower-hack problems.

Workers’ Compensation News - October 13, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 28

Jon 9379

 CASES--The compensation judge denied)petitioner’s motion for temporary disability and medical benefits regarding a rotator cuff tear in his right shoulder and problems with his left knee. where the compensable injuries he sustained in his work—related accident had to do with his left shoulder, neck and lower back assessing the conflicting medical testimony the compensation judge found that the new problems were not causally related to the work—related, and that conservative treatment, rather than surgery, was recommended for petitioner’s lower-hack problems.

Workers’ Compensation News - October 3, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 27

Jon 6445

HEALTH CARE--Many California Employers Face Health Care Mandate
With the ranks of the uninsured rising rapidly across the country, California — where the problem is especially acute — is on the verge of requiring thousands of employers to provide health benefits for their workers.

Workers’ Compensation News - October 3, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 27

Jon 6454

HEALTH CARE--Many California Employers Face Health Care Mandate
With the ranks of the uninsured rising rapidly across the country, California — where the problem is especially acute — is on the verge of requiring thousands of employers to provide health benefits for their workers.

Health Insurance Premium Increases— Up 13.9% Over Last Year

Jon 6517

Private health insurance premiums increased 13.9% in 2003, a larger increase than last year and the third consecutive year of double-digit increases, according to the 2003 Annual Employer Health Benefits Survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET). This was also the largest increase since 1990. While employers are not dropping coverage, most are passing on higher costs to employees. Over the past three years, the amount of the premium employees pay for family coverage has increased almost 50%, from $1,619 to $2,412. The typical family health insurance policy now costs $9,068, with employers on average paying 73% and employees paying 27%.

Health Insurance Premium Increases— Up 13.9% Over Last Year

Jon 6509

Private health insurance premiums increased 13.9% in 2003, a larger increase than last year and the third consecutive year of double-digit increases, according to the 2003 Annual Employer Health Benefits Survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET). This was also the largest increase since 1990. While employers are not dropping coverage, most are passing on higher costs to employees. Over the past three years, the amount of the premium employees pay for family coverage has increased almost 50%, from $1,619 to $2,412. The typical family health insurance policy now costs $9,068, with employers on average paying 73% and employees paying 27%.

Workers’ Compensation News - July 14, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 18

Jon 6425

ABA Convention - Important WC/Medicare Panel--A Continuation of the Medicare Forum and Its Impact on the Workers' Compensation System--Monday, August 11, 2003, 7:30-9:30 a.m.--A special seminar with industry & labor experts from around the country discuss how to deal with CMO claims and still move cases!

 

Workers’ Compensation News - July 14, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 18

Jon 6424

ABA Convention - Important WC/Medicare Panel--A Continuation of the Medicare Forum and Its Impact on the Workers' Compensation System--Monday, August 11, 2003, 7:30-9:30 a.m.--A special seminar with industry & labor experts from around the country discuss how to deal with CMO claims and still move cases!

 

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