Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D. is the host for this edition which reports on the following news stories: App-based Rideshare Companies Win Exemption from AB5. Comp Policy Rates Cannot be Altered by Oral Prior Assurances. Fraudulent Drug Treatment Program Owners Plead Guilty. Owner of Janitorial Service Faces $2.5M Fraud Charges. DME Company Resolves Fraud Claims for $566K. Memorial Health Services Resolves $31.5M Overbilling Dispute. DWC Posts 2019 Audit Report. WCIRB Publishes 2020 Geo Study. Benefit Rates Set to Increase in 2021. 1 in 5 California Comp Spine Surgeries Require Readmission.