Medical fee schedule changes

Workers' Compensation Commission evaluating medical fee schedule changes Shawn Ashley, eCapitol The chair of the Workers' Compensation Commission hopes to see the state move toward a formulaic medical fee schedule and away from an arbitrary schedule....

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Vacancy on OK Supreme Court

Governor Fallin Appoints Patrick Wyrick to Oklahoma Supreme Court Governor Mary Fallin filled the vacancy on the Oklahoma Supreme Court left by the retired Justice Steven Taylor. Fallin appointed 35-year old former solicitor general Patrick Wyrick to the bench. Wyrick...

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Debate ensues over proposed

Proposal to Require Greater Public Scrutiny of Oklahoma Judges Greater voter involvement in the selection and continued service of judges is the basis of two Oklahoma judicial reform measures that have sparked debate in state legislature. Both measures passed in the...

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Supreme Court finds Opt Out

Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Opt-Out Provision Found Unconstitutional The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that the opt-out provision in the state's 2013 workers compensation reform measure is unconstitutional per Oklahoma's Constitution Article 5, Section 59....

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Governor Fallin Names

Fallin Announces the Successor of Dr. Leroy Young Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has appointed a new member of the Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission, Jordan Russell. Jordan will hold the position that was formerly held by Dr. LeRoy Young. Russell is allowed to...

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Workers’ Compensation Loss Costs Fall

Workers' Compensation Losses Dip for Fourth Consecutive Year For the fourth consecutive year, the annual filing most Oklahoma insurance carriers use to develop workers' compensation insurance rates has decreased. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)...

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