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Workers' compensation -- COMPACT, for workers' compensation professionals

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May 2016 COMPACTMay 2016

  • Overview of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council bill:  HF 2478; Laws of Minnesota 2016, Chapter 110

  • Commissioner seeks new members for medical board, rehabilitation panel

  • 2015 professional conduct complaints against registered rehabilitation providers

  • Ombudsman helps small businesses navigating the workers' compensation system

  • From the State Register:  Provider participation list available

  • Request for comments:  Possible rules governing workers' compensation medical services and fees, rules of practice and penalties; Minnesota Rules, chapters 5220 and 5221

  • Workers' compensation cost-savings payment system took effect Jan. 1

  • WCRI report compares Minnesota with 17 other states

  • OSHA recordkeeping training offered June 17:  Reviewing the basics

  • CompFact:  Rate of denial of primary liability higher for low-wage workers

  • Part one:  Understanding the dispute certification process

  • Updated opioid-use model contract spells out patient, provider agreement

  • Helpful workers' compensation information sheets available online

  • Training opportunities for adjusters, rehabilitation providers, employers

  • More resources from DLI:  newsletters, specialty email lists, rulemaking lists

  • Court decisions:  January through March 2016

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