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The WSIA Weekly, 4.1.16

Legislature adjourns overtime session; wrap-up on the WSIA blog
On Tuesday of this week, the Washington State Legislature wrapped up its work for the year, agreeing on a supplemental operating budget for the state and not a whole lot else. Our lobbying team worked on all workers' compensation and workplace proposals before the Legislature this year. For a wrap-up on these issues and a brief look-ahead, check out our new blog post.

WSIA Board of Directors meets next Thursday
WSIA's Board of Directors convenes next Thursday for its quarterly meeting to discuss the association's operating budget for the next fiscal year among other topics to guide and lead the organization. If you have interest in the work of the Board of Directors or any issues you would like the Board to discuss, contact Kris Tefft.

WSIA member discount at AADEP mental health seminar
Our friends at the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians have extended a discounted rate to WSIA members interested in attending their upcoming seminar, "Mental Health in a Claims Context for Independent Medical Examiners and Treating Providers," April 16th and 17th at the SeaTac Marriott. Interested folks might check out the program brochure here, or the registration link here. Enter code WSPA16 for a $50 discount.

New webinar broadcasts next Thursday
Following yesterday's successful webinar broadcast in the first of this spring's two-part claims management webinar series, don't miss next Thursday's installment by experts Julie Busch and Charita Dumas, teaching how to get the best outcomes with outside consultant use in claims management. The webinar starts at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, and more details and registration information is available here.
Are you a WSIA member interested in utilization review for certain categories of treatment?
Take advantage of WSIA's partnership with Qualis Health to work with the same UR provider as the Department of Labor & Industries.


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