Welcome to the Resources Section. Here you will find a plethora of original materials as referenced in the print edition.
Sen. Joe Baca (D-California) has introduced a bill to evaluate state workers’ comp systems. Find out what the bill requires.
New legislation tries to control the proliferation of compound medications.
Legislatorys in Vermont introduced H.202 to implement Gov. Shumlin's promise to create a single-payer health care system that could include workers' comp.
Sen. Mark Leno is trying again to create a single-payer health care system in California that could ultimately include workers' comp.
This analysis outlines the main provisions that are included in the proposed workers' comp reform deal negotiated by big labor and big business. Click here for the details.
Here's the full text of the proposed legislative language for the workers' comp reform deal that big business and big labor negotiated. Click here for the full text.
Proposals to cut key cost drivers from the workers' comp system are penciled out in this report by Bickmore Risk Services. Click here for the full report.
This outline by the California Coalition on Workers' Compensation breaks the workers' comp reform proposals down by subject. Click here for the full chart.
Last minute amendments were added to SB 863 in a bid to get the bill passed before the session ends. Click here to read the full text of the changes.
A new federal bill would clarify the tax obligations of professional employer organizations and their employer clients. Click here to read the bill by Sens. Charles Grassely (R-IA) and Bill Nelson (D-FL).
The Internal Revenue Service is proposing regulations that have tax implications for professional employer organizations (PEOs) and their employer clients. Click here to read the proposal and comment on the regulations.
Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) is proposing to make employers who use temporary workers liable for workers’ compensation benefits if the labor contractor fails to have coverage. Click here for the amended bill.
Organized labor won a pitched battle to make most employers liable for the wage, safety and workers' comp violations committed by their labor contractors. Click here to read the full text of the legislation.
A legislative effort is underway to shift some public entity claims to the California Insurance Guarantee Association. Click here for the text of SB 604.
Assemblyman Henry Perea is carrying AB 1124 to create a prescription drug formulary for the workers’ comp system. Click here for the text of the bill.
dical specialists are backing legislation to block a proposed change to the QME panel process. Click here for the text of AB 1542.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1124 into law creating a workers’ comp drug formulary. Get the full text of the final legislation by clicking here.
Gov. Brown signed legislation changing the pay rules for workers on piece-rate pay structures. Get the final terms of the legislation by clicking here.
Sen. Richard Pan reworked SB 563 to cover financial incentives in utilization review contracts. Get the full text here.
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