The total number of injuries reported to the Texas Department of Workers & # 39; Compensation in 2020 was 24% higher than in 2019 and as of February 14, insurers reported 44, 873 COVID-19 injuries and 200 related deaths.
Of the allegations, 52% came from first responders and detectives and 16% came from health care professionals, according to a report compiled from 74 insurers issued on Thursday.
Overall, insurers disputed 49% of COVID-19 positive test claims. Of the 10,985 denials of COVID-19 claims with positive tests or diagnoses, only 45 were filed with the department on February 14, according to the report.
For COVID-19 claims, claims or reimbursement costs over medical expenses increased by $ 21
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