Part 2 in Series: What’s Wrong with this Picture?

Workers’ Compensation Insurance vs. Group Health: Comp Insurers Deny 1,748 Times as many Medical Treatments California Workers’ Compensation Insurers Deny so many Doctors’ Recommendations Because, without Meaningful Penalties, They Can Sacramento, CA – The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today continued its series comparing quality health care…

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What’s Wrong with this Picture?

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE VS. GROUP HEALTH: CALIFORNIANS INJURED AT WORK GET SECOND-CLASS TREATMENT Why does the State of California require Group Health Insurers to Meet High Standards and not Workers’ Compensation Insurers? Sacramento, CA – The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), whose members represent Californians injured on the job, today launched a new series comparing…

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These Are the Proposed Medical Pain Treatment Guidelines

We have seen a drastic increase in denials of prescription medicine. These Chronic Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines apply when the patient has chronic pain as determined by following the clinical topics section of the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS). In following the clinical topics section, the physician begins by assessing the presenting complaint and determining…

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