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FLASH: Compline To Add Electronic App Submission Feature Compline is set to release eApp electronic Submission between producers and markets.  Get the story here.  Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Workers’ Comp Docs Indicted for Manslaughter Three indictments in workers’ comp manslaughter case, Many doctors indicted in related workers’ comp bribery, kickback scheme. Here’s what we know so far … Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Here’s the Surprising CA Market Share Data California's market share totals for the workers' comp sector are in and major players are on the rise. Will SCIF get knocked out of 1st place this year? Who grew the most last year and at who's expense? Click here for the full story.  Read more here ... More...

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Landmark & Doctors Indicted In Alleged Compound Drug Kickback Scheme Prosecutors say they have broken up an alledged major kickback scheme that enticed physicians to prescribe millions of dollars worth of compounded medications in exchange for a financial gain. Who was involved, how did it work and did your workers' comp carrier get hit? Click here for the details. Read more here ... More...
Court Denies Petition Challenging Constitutionality Of IMR Process The question of whether SB 863's independent medical review process is constitutional will have to be decided another day. Where does the Court of Appeal's decision to deny the petition leave the industry? Click here for the details. Read more here ... More...
WCAB Clarifies Home Health Services Home health care provided by relatives – how much should be paid for by workers’ comp? The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board weighed in with an en banc decision. Is the chicken and the egg, the egg or just the chicken? There’s a government fail in all of this find out who it is: Click here for the details Read more here ... More...
Workers' Comp Medical Costs Climb in California WCE got a preview of some of the cost data the bureau collected for 2013. And there are some surprises we’re sharing with our premium subscribers. Get the facts right here right now by clicking on the link. Read more here ... More...
State Fund Prevails In Per Diem Payments Case A temporary nurse staffing firm was paying large per diem payments, and wanted to exclude them from a premium audit. It’s an interesting case of interest to all brokers and employers.  Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Bureau Files to Increase Audit Threshold To $13,000 The Bureau is asking the Insurance Department to raise the threshold for requiring an annual audit for workers' comp coverage. What's behind the increase and why do some say it is a bad idea? Click here for the details. Read more here ... More...
Will Taxpayers and Public Agencies Fund New Police Officers Benefits Did the Legislature intend for all sworn police officers to receive TD benefits at the maximum rate regardless of their pre-injury earnings or was this a special carve-out for a subset of officers? That's the question before the California Supreme Court and the financial implications for public agencies and taxpayers is significant. Click here for the details. Read more here ... More...
Riverside DA Charges Business Owners Tips to an underground economy task force triggered an investigation and is now leading to charges. Who is the target and how many millions did they allegedly get away with? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...