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Supporters say capping how much Ohio government agencies, including those overseeing Medicaid and workers' compensation, spend on prescription medications will save consumers money and ultimately push down the overall cost of medicine.
The Fortune 500 insurer offers specialty insurance products such as workers' compensation, commercial automobile, general liability, extended service and warranty coverage.
Right now, fee schedules are in place for other types of insurance coverage like Medicare and workers' compensation, but such schedules aren't in place for car crash victims, leading to inflated prices for services to people hurt in car accidents.
In addition, employees are entitled to have their employers pay for workers' compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, disability insurance, and part of their social security.
Now, there is no fee schedules for hospitals, leading to charges for accident victims that are far higher than rates charged for services for workers' compensation or Medicare rates.
The business would avoid penalties from workers' compensation if the employee relapsed.
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WORKERS' COMPENSATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of workers' compensation for English Language Learners
: a system of insurance that pays an employee who cannot work because he or she has been injured while working
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