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2014-04-08 23:32:15

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., a Michigan personal injury law firm, adds workers compensation as a practice area on their law firm website (http://www.BuckfireLaw.com) Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently added Workers Compensation as a practice area on their Michigan law firm website. Visit http://www.buckfirelaw.com/practice_areas/michigan-workers-compensation-lawyer.cfm to view the new practice area page....

2014-04-04 23:30:33

Healthcare Solutions Team offers a selection of private health insurance options for individuals and families who missed the March 31, 2014 open enrollment deadline for acquiring health insurance on government-run exchanges. Lombard, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 March 31st may have marked the end of open enrollment for acquiring a qualified health insurance plan on government-run marketplaces or exchanges; however, individuals still can purchase affordable health insurance from private...

2014-04-02 23:24:24

Allsup provides top 10 tips for getting through the SSDI backlog. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The amount of time people with disabilities will wait for a Social Security hearing this year is expected to go over 400 days, a number not seen since fiscal year 2010, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped hundreds of thousands of people qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. People waiting for hearings on their SSDI claims...

2014-03-31 23:28:36

In this 14th edition CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks study, we examine medical costs, prices, and utilization in New Jersey, compared with 15 other states in the CompScope™ Medical benchmarking studies. This WCRI study also examines how these metrics of medical costs and care have changed from 2006 to 2011 (evaluated in 2012). Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Growth in payments per claim for the medical care of injured workers in New Jersey stabilized after years of growth, but...

2014-03-27 23:22:21

Join WCRI's senior analyst and author, Carol Telles, for an hour-long webinar on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CT, 11 a.m. MT, and 10 a.m. PT) to discuss Indiana's new hospital fee schedule and workers' compensation medical costs in the state. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In response to higher and rising medical costs per claim for care of injured workers in Indiana, the legislature passed legislation—House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1320—that created a...

2014-03-25 23:23:30

This WCRI study, CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks for Texas 14th Edition, examines medical costs, prices, and utilization in Texas and compares them with 15 other states. It further examines how these metrics of medical costs and care have changed following the Texas reforms. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Payments per claim for the medical care of injured workers in Texas grew nearly 8 percent in 2011, largely the effect of price increases from earlier reforms, according to a...

2014-03-24 23:04:59

Allsup outlines steps to improve chances when planning to apply for SSDI benefits Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Social Security ended fiscal year 2013 with 698,000 people waiting for a decision on their initial applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, indicating the importance of preparing before applying for SSDI benefits, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped more than a quarter-million people to receive their SSDI...

2014-03-12 23:30:16

New York Law Firm Kaplan Lawyers PC Calls Amendment to NYC’s Human Rights Law “Long Overdue” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Richard Sabatino, executive director for New York law firm Kaplan Lawyers PC, commented today on the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act, which became law on January 30, 2014. Kaplan Lawyers PC is a New York law firm focusing on workers’ compensation and personal injury law. Kaplan’s executive director, Richard Sabatino, commented today on how passage of...

2014-03-08 23:01:07

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California’s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, announced the grand opening of Doria Apartment Homes Phase II in Irvine - designed for workforce families who earn 30% to 60% of area median income (AMI). Doria is the first rental property to be developed and completed by Jamboree in joint venture with the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT), the only land trust established by a cooperative municipality in...

2014-03-06 23:00:19

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released information about Social Security that went unnoticed by the media, and was all but ignored by Congress and President Obama. The part of the program that pays benefits to 11 million disabled workers and dependents will be fully exhausted within three years — nearly 20 years sooner than the retirement program. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released grim information about Social...