EAMS Public Search Tool
EAMS is a computer-based case management system that simplified and improved the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) case management process. EAMS went live for internal users-DWC and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board employees at DWC administration and district offices-Aug. 25, 2008. Since then, external users also now have access to case information online. The information on workers’ compensation adjudication cases provided through this search function is public information.
Continue reading “EAMS Public Search Tool”
How Can I Search My WCAB Info?
You’ve joined your workers’ comp case, but now what? Where do you go to get all of the information needed to gain knowledge about the case? The DIR provides a pubic search tool in EAMS that can give you all of the existing information about a case.
Continue reading “How Can I Search My WCAB Info?”
What is a lien?
To put things into simple terms, filing a lien is making a claim for services an individual has provided in a workers’ compensation case. With so much going during the case, it is easy to put things like lien filing on the backburner.
Continue reading “How to File a Lien”
California workers’ compensation advisory rates are set to decrease 10.2% for policies issued on or after July 1, according to the California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau. The rating bureau requested this based on lower-than-expected medical losses and claim severity in the state.
Continue reading “Midyear Cut in Workers Compensation Rate”
With the order by Judge Wu on the Angelotti case, the injunction on the $100 lien activation fee has been vacated, and the State of California will start accepting workers’ compensation lien activation payments starting Monday, November 9th.
Continue reading “3 Essential Tools You’ll Need for Lien Activation”
California plans on implementing a closed drug formulary to its workers compensation industry in order to match its counterparts of Texas and Washington State. They’re doing this in hopes to reduce opioid use and overall costs, officials said.
Continue reading “Closed Drug Formulary in California?”
Workers’ compensation premiums in California continue to grow at double-digit rates, according to the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau.The WCIRB recently released its “State of the California Worker’s Compensation Report,” and authors of the report highlighted developing trends over the past few years in the wake of the state’s massive workers’ comp reforms.
Continue reading “California Workers’ Comp Premiums Growing at Double-Digit Rates”
California employers’ workers’ compensation insurance premiums jumped by $2 billion in 2014 but according to the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau, payments to workers for job-related injuries and illnesses haven’t changed, while medical costs declined.
Continue reading “California Workers’ Compensation Costs Rise”