California It’s Here- Independent Bill Review
2013 has started off with a whirlwind of new regulations and administrative processes. We have several new sets of regulations that cover topics such as Independent Bill Review (IBR), Independent Medical Review (IMR), Utilization Review (UR) and Lien Activation Fees.
Federal Mine Safety Rules Approved to Prevent Disasters Like Upper Big Branch
New federal rules approved Thursday could help save lives at dangerous mines with a pattern of safety violations and put more responsibility on companies to find and fix hazar ds, the U.S. Department of Labor said.
State Disability Center Forfeits Funding Over Abuse
California’s largest board-and-care center for the developmentally disabled will surrender more than $1 million a month in federal funding for failures to protect patients from abuse and provide quality medical care, state officials announced Friday.
It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage
Over the past year, economists and politicians have come to focus on the growing degree of income inequality in the United States.
ACOEM Wants Workers’ Health Info Included in EHRs
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is
asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to ensure workers’ health information is a fundamental component of electronic health records (EHRs).