Saturday, July 09, 2005

Articles on Proposed Workers' Compensation Reforms

Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal has an article introducing a series workers' comp. reform. The article begins with an interesting discussion of the history of the Act. There are comments on needed reforms from employers, insurers and unions.

A second article specifically discusses proposed changes to IREs, the period for treatment with a panel provider, utilization reviews and "overpayment recovery".

There is an article summarizing other proposed changes and an article on how municipalities are affected by workers' compensation costs.

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