Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick says the state needs to reform it's worker's compensation rules.  McCormick believes the rates businesses pay may be hindering growth around the state, but says he understands it is a necessity for both employee and employer.

McCormick tells The Big Z he is making the plea to state lawmakers out of a sense of frustration.

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When compared to Medicare rates, Illinois’ reimbursement rates for workers’ compensation claims are higher for most categories than most states with fee schedules according to a recent report from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute on Illinois’ workers’ compensation system.

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