Texas Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in Texas.

  • The Texas Department of Insurance issued a mandatory data call for workers’ compensation carriers for the agency’s annual report to the Legislature. Data the department is requesting includes total written premiums,…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation adopted rules to implement legislation enacted in June allowing the agency to continue holding remote benefit review conferences after pandemic restrictions are lifted. Revised rules…
  • A Texas appellate court ruled that a nonsubscribing employer should have been able to compel an employee to arbitrate his negligence claim for an alleged workplace injury. Case: Tejas Tubular Products…
  • Texas Mutual Insurance Co. announced the distribution of $3.3 million in early qualifier dividends to more than 2,500 policyholders, completing the final phase of the carrier’s $330 million dividend. Early qualifier…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation increased medical fee conversion factors by 2.1% for services provided after Jan. 1, 2022. The 2022 conversion factor will increase to $62.46 from $61.17 for…
  • Peterbilt Motor Co. illegally fired a worker in retaliation for raising concerns about exposure to the new coronavirus at the company’s facility in Denton, Texas, according to the U.S. Department…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is accepting comments on the 2022 Medical Quality Review Annual Audit Plan through Dec. 7. The annual plan establishes priorities for the Medical Quality Review…
  • Texas Mutual Insurance Co. announced that Lexi Elliott and William Quinn were elected to its board of directors. Lexi Elliott Elliott founded Cadence Talent Resources in 2017, where she continues to…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is asking for public input for an audit to evaluate the appropriateness of acromioplasty or distal clavicle resection procedures as part of a rotator…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is hosting a series of 10-hour training classes on workplace safety standards for the construction industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10-hour construction classes…

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