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October 15, 2012

A meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board was held on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the Chairman, 21 Oak Street, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT.

Agenda Topics

  1. Opening Remarks
  2. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update
  3. Meet and Greet with Commissioners
  4. Approval of Minutes
  5. Approval of 2013 Meeting Dates
  6. New Business
  7. Adjournment

Minutes

A regular meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Commission Advisory Board was held on October 15, 2012 in the Workers’ Compensation Commission’s CRB Hearing Room, 21 Oak Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

The meeting convened at 10:00 a.m. with the following Board Members present: Chairman Gardner Wright, John Adamson, Rocco Calo, Michael Dimenstein and Gregory Nokes. Also present from the Workers’ Compensation Commission were Chairman John Mastropietro, as well as Commissioners Daniel Dilzer, Christine Engel, Stephen Morelli and Michelle Truglia.

  1. Opening Remarks
    1. Chairman Wright welcomed the group and introduced Commissioners Daniel Dilzer, Christine Engel, Stephen Morelli, and Michelle Truglia.
  2. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update
    1. Chairman Mastropietro recapped the status of the hospital “actual cost” reimbursement issue. He also informed the Board that NCCI announced an increase in workers’ compensation premiums in 2013 primarily due to increased medical/pharmaceutical costs. Additionally, revised medical protocols have been issued on opioids, the neck, cervical, wrist to elbow, and leg above the knee.
  3. Commissioners’ Meet and Greet
    1. Commissioners Dilzer, Engel, Morelli and Truglia each provided a brief opening statement and responded to the Board members’ questions.
  4. Adjournment
    1. A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by John Adamson and seconded by Michael Dimenstein. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 11:30 a.m.
  5. Next Meeting
    1. The next regular meeting will be held on November 19, 2012.

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