December 15, 2017

Rising Medical Solutions’ ‘Idea Bubble’ Breathes Fresh Air Into Healthcare

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Payers of Medical Claims Get a Voice & a Vote CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — When you think customer feedback, you usually think about things you use, like your laptop, or consume daily, like your Cup of Joe. Companies like Dell and Starbucks have been letting the consumer talk back via online idea exchanges.… [Continue Reading]

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our loyal readers!

 This is the time of year when we reflect on all the blessings and gifts we are thankful for in our lives. We at WorkCompWire especially appreciate all the positive feedback and suggestions you have shared with us, as well as the support of our sponsors and advertisers.  We will continue to work diligently to serve you, and look forward to being your trusted… [Continue Reading]

JI Companies Adds Office in Houston Market

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 AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JI is pleased to announce the addition of its newest claims office in Houston, Texas. Conveniently located off Beltway 8, east of I-45, the Houston service team supports workers’ compensation clients throughout Texas. Opening an office in Houston is part of JI’s strategic plan to have a local presence in all of the… [Continue Reading]

Beth Dupre named L&I Assistant Director for Insurance Services

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(OLYMPIA, WA) November 22, 2010–WorkCompWire– Beth Dupre has been appointed to serve as the Assistant Director for Insurance Services at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.  She will oversee approximately 1,000 employees involved with L&I’s State Fund workers’ compensation functions including claims administration, employer services (policy and account management), health services analysis (management… [Continue Reading]

Humana Announces Intent to Acquire Concentra!

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 Visit WorkCompWire to learn more.   We look forward to becoming your trusted source for timely news and information related to all facets of the Workers’ Compensation industry.   Have a good week.   Patrick J. Sullivan Managing Editor WorkCompWire

NFIB, Texas Mutual Partnership Yields Dividend

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AUSTIN, Texas., November 22, 2010–WorkCompWire– Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced a $283,291 dividend to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) purchasing group for manufacturers today. The workers’ compensation dividend was based largely on the group’s loss ratio. NFIB manufacturing has earned $1,161,317 in Texas Mutual dividends since 2007. By committing to workplace safety and… [Continue Reading]

Michael Boguski Named to Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc.’s Board of Directors

LANCASTER, Pa., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. (“EIHI” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EIHI) announced today that its President and Chief Operating Officer, Michael L. Boguski, has been appointed to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors, with a term as director commencing immediately. Mr. Boguski has served as EIHI’s President and… [Continue Reading]

The Florida Retail Federation Self Insurers Fund Converts to RetailFirst Insurance Company

LAKELAND, Fla., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The Florida Retail Federation Self Insurers Fund is pleased to announce that a majority of its members have voted in favor of converting to RetailFirst Insurance Company, a stock insurance company within a mutual holding company system. William Kundrat, Jr., chairman of the board for the Fund, notes,… [Continue Reading]

Humana Announces Intent to Acquire Concentra

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Concentra Inc., a privately held health care company based in Addison, Texas, for approximately $790 million in cash. Through its affiliated clinicians, Concentra delivers occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy and wellness services to workers and the general public… [Continue Reading]

A Wicked Night in New York………

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 The subject line today is a bit misleading for those of you expecting a steamy, sordid or wretched tale from the Big Apple. Quite the contrary.  The Editor and several WorkCompWire staff members spent the evening at the Gershwin Theatre taking in one of Broadway’s most popular productions, Wicked.  A wonderful way to start the… [Continue Reading]

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