Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D. is the host for this edition which reports on the following news stories: Former EDD Employee Pleads Guilty to $200K EDD Fraud. Farm Labor Contractors Charged for $1.42M Premium Fraud. Sacramento Welder Faces Two Felonies for Fake Head Injury. H.R. 1996 Protects Carriers From Prosecution for Pot Industry Coverage. CSU and UC Systems to Mandate COVID Vaccinations for RTW. Cal/OSHA Cites Employer $108K for Fatal Injury. Merck Drug Shows “New Hope” for COVID Treatment. RIMS LIVE 2012 to Discuss Virtual End-to-End Care. Rapid Expansion Ahead for SmartPay Pay-As-You-Go Comp. New Mitchell Comp Survey Supports Telemedicine Adoption.