June 20, 2018

A New Leader Speaks!

In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap we announce a new leader, and the publishing of his new post in WorkCompWire’s exclusive “Leaders Speak” section, which features leaders from the Workers’ Compensation Industry, and focuses on issues that are timely, relevant, and thought provoking. Are you ready?? Find out who our new featured leader is, and what… [Continue Reading]

Archie Anderson: The Problem with Absence

Archie Anderson President, OCI

By: Archie Anderson, President, Options & Choices, Inc. (OCI) The problem with employee absence for employers is not that it occurs. Absences from the workplace will happen. Employees take well deserved, earned vacation and paid time off. Employees will get sick and miss time from work. Some employees will become injured on the job; some… [Continue Reading]

Third Coast Underwriters Expanding Workers Compensation Insurance Offerings

Third Coast Underwriters

CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ — Third Coast Underwriters, a specialty markets operation that offers workers compensation insurance for underserved markets that have complex risks, is proud to announce it is expanding its workers compensation offerings to include oil & gas and United States Longshore and Harbor Workers (USL&H) operations. The new operation in the Gulf region will… [Continue Reading]

PreCare Sponsors First Annual “PreVent” Award Honoring the Preeminent Employee Injury Prevention Program

PreCare, Inc.

SONOMA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PreCare, Inc., a leader in onsite injury prevention, wellness, and physical therapy treatment, has announced its role as sponsor of the first annual PreVent Award, honoring an organization’s superior commitment to preventing workplace injuries. The award will be presented on November 9, 2011, at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Conference® &… [Continue Reading]

A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Negative for LEMIC Insurance Company

AM Best Rating Workers Comp

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best Co. has revised the outlook to negative from stable and affirmed the financial strength rating of B+ (Good) and issuer credit rating (ICR) of “bbb-” of LEMIC Insurance Company (LEMIC) (Baton Rouge, LA). The revised outlook reflects LEMIC’s poor operating trends, including ongoing areas of adverse loss reserve development, and A.M.… [Continue Reading]

And the Winner is…

Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features a couple of stories that fall within our “People on the move” category, as multiple industry members were recently announced as finalists for awards! First up is Coventry Workers’ Comp Services’ announcement of their selection as one of 20 finalists for the 2011 URAC Awards for Best Practices in Health… [Continue Reading]

Coventry Named Finalist for 2011 URAC Award

Coventry Workers' Comp Services

Franklin, TN–Coventry Workers’ Comp Services was recently selected as one of 20 finalists for the 2011 URAC Awards for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection. URAC, the nation’s leading health care accreditation organization, will honor the finalists during URAC’s 12th Annual Quality Summit, October 4-6, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Coventry’s program was… [Continue Reading]

Healthesystems CEO Ron Roma Honored as Award Finalist


Tampa, FL, — Healthesystems today announced that chief executive officer, Ron Roma, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Award in Florida. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their… [Continue Reading]

OptaComp Goes Live on Aon Claims Administration Platform


CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ — Aon eSolutions, the technology solutions business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON), today announced that OptaComp, the premier Florida provider of workers’ compensation insurance products and services for fully insured and self-insured organizations, completed implementation of the Aon eSolutions iVOS Claims Administration Platform. In the world of workers’ compensation, OptaComp developed a model… [Continue Reading]

Bill Passed, Justice Served!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a nice haul of Friday news, the first of which is that monthly fan favorite: the Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation Enforcement Actions Report, which just had its April edition posted! See who’s on the list by clicking here! Also in the news today is the progress… [Continue Reading]

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