By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
April 12, 2012

SACRAMENTO — The two biggest players in California’s workers’ compensation system — labor unions and large employers — are quietly crafting the biggest overhaul of the mandatory insurance program in a decade.

The goal: provide more care to injured workers without raising premiums for businesses.

The negotiations are focused on squeezing waste from California’s $15-billion system, which, while huge, often delays or denies compensation and medical care that could get injured workers back on the job.

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