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February 10, 2014

A meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board was held on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 10:10 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
    1. Pending Legislation
    2. Budget
    3. WCC Commissioner Renominations
    4. WCC Advisory Board Renominations
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. New Business
  5. Adjournment

Minutes

A regular meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Commission Advisory Board was held on February 10, 2014 in the Workers’ Compensation Commission’s CRB Hearing Room, 21 Oak Street, Hartford, Connecticut. The meeting convened at 10:10 a.m. with the following Board Members present: Chairman Gardner Wright, John Adamson, Rocco Calo, Michael Dimenstein, Theodore Duarte, Ross Hollander, Daniel Krause, and Gregory Nokes. Also attending were Chairman John Mastropietro and Michael Petosa of WCC.

  1. Opening Remarks
    1. Chairman Gardner Wright welcomed the group.
  2. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update
    1. Discussion was held on two bills raised by the Labor Committee:
      1. Senate Bill No. 56 - An Act Concerning Severe Mental or Emotional Impairment and Workers’ Compensation Coverage; and
      2. Senate Bill No. 61 - An Act Concerning Workers’ Compensation and Liability for Hospital Services.
    2. The Commission continues to maintain its standard of scheduling first time hearings within 28 days of receipt of the Hearing Request. Additionally, the number of hearing requests for medical treatment has continued to reduce since the implementation of the Payor-Provider Guidelines and revised Medical Protocols.
    3. Commissioners Nancy E. Salerno and Ernie R. Walker are awaiting reappointment hearings before the Judiciary Committee.
    4. Advisory Board Members Ross Hollander, Gregory Nokes and Donald Shubert’s terms have expired and are awaiting reappointment hearings before the Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee.
  3. Approval of Minutes
    1. A motion to approve the minutes of November 18, 2013 was made by John Adamson and seconded by Daniel Krause. The motion passed unanimously.
  4. Adjournment
    1. A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by John Adamson and seconded by Daniel Krause. The Motion passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 10:50 a.m.
  5. Next Meeting
    1. The next regular meeting will be held on March 10, 2014.

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