Delaware workers’ compensation News

Del. Lawmakers Approve Bill Aimed at Lowering Workers’ Comp Medical Costs

Delaware lawmakers have given final approval to legislation aimed at lowering workers’ compensation insurance rates in Delaware. The bill approved unanimously by the Senate on Wednesday calls for a 33 percent reduction in medical costs for workers’ compensation cases over …

Delaware Lawmakers Eye Proposals to Lower Workers’ Comp Medical Costs

Delaware lawmakers are expected to act quickly on recommendations from a state task force aimed at lowering workers’ compensation insurance rates. The task force presented lawmakers a report on May 15 proposing that workers compensation medical costs to be trimmed …

Delaware Approves 14% Hike in Workers’ Comp Voluntary Market Loss Costs

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced today that she has approved the re-submission of the Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau (DCRB) workers’ compensation rate filing regarding the residual market rate and the voluntary market loss cost. The commissioner and Ratepayer …

Delaware Workers’ Compensation Panel Meets

A state panel looking at soaring workers compensation rates in Delaware is considering a two-year freeze on inflation-based fee increases for medical providers. The proposal is one of several the panel was to consider at its meeting on April 19 …

Delaware Workers Compensation Panel Continues Work

A state panel looking at soaring workers compensation rates in Delaware is considering whether injured workers should be paid total disability benefits for 90 days even if they can perform light duty in the workplace. The proposal is one of …

Delaware OKs 14.6% Hike in Workers’ Comp Voluntary Market Loss Costs

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart today announced action taken with respect to workers’ compensation insurance rates and loss costs effective Dec. 1, 2012. Commissioner Stewart approved an amended filing submitted by the Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau Inc. (DCRB) which …