December 15, 2017

CA Insurance Commissioner Announces Enhanced System For Filing Workers’ Compensation Pure Premium Rates

CA DOI

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today announced that the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) has proceeded with his directive to revise its filing of pure premium rates in order to provide more meaningful and understandable information regarding insurer rates and underlying cost drivers in the workers’ compensation system. The Commissioner has directed the WCIRB to… [Continue Reading]

A New Leader Speaks!

In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap we announce a new leader, and the publishing of her 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 right now… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 7/26/11

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers, and is served as a tasty side-dish to WorkCompWire News. AIG’s proposed workers comp settlement with other insurers gets judge’s support Business Insurance Workers comp is on the right track Charleston Daily Mail (Editorial) Oklahoma Governor Touts… [Continue Reading]

CA State Fund Appoints Medical Director

state-fund-compensation-insurance

SAN FRANCISCO /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Bernyce M. Peplowski as its Medical Director. Peplowski served as State Fund’s interim Medical Director for six months prior to her confirmation. Peplowski played a key role in initiating a policy for physicians in the… [Continue Reading]

Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Medical Guidelines Take Effect

Louisiana Workforce Commission

Medical treatment guidelines took effect recently for the treatment of workers’ compensation injuries in Louisiana. The guidelines are being instituted by the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration. They were cleared to take effect following District Judge Michael Caldwell’s denial of a preliminary injunction sought by the Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers… [Continue Reading]

Oil and Gas Group Earns $1.8M Texas Mutual Dividend

Texas Mutual

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced a $1.8 million dividend to the Texas Oil and Gas Association (TxOGA) safety group today. The workers’ compensation dividend was based largely on the group’s overall loss ratio. TxOGA members have shared in $18 million in Texas Mutual dividends since 2001. In addition to potential dividends, TxOGA… [Continue Reading]

Liz Griggs: Right Radiologist, Right Read, Right Results

Liz Griggs, CEO, Next Image Medical

By Liz Griggs, Chairman & CEO, Next Image Medical, Inc. Faced with inefficiencies in medical imaging management that continue to produce skyrocketing costs and impaired patient care, it’s time the industry implements available new methodology and technology to create solutions in the workers’ compensation market. In diagnostic imaging—one of the fastest growing sectors of the… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Adding Acquisitions!

Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features some more acquisition news on the heels of the big Express Scripts/Medco merger, as Coalition America, Inc., has announced their acquisition of KeyClaims, Inc., a specialty cost management organization focused on high dollar medical billings serving workers’ compensation and other verticals. 2011 continues to be a big year for acquisitions… [Continue Reading]

Coalition America Acquires KeyClaims

Coalition America

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coalition America has acquired KeyClaims, Inc., a specialty cost management organization that serves the group health, workers’ compensation, and auto payor sectors. KeyClaims, Inc. delivers unsurpassed savings on high dollar medical billings through its proprietary approach. Tina Ellex, President of Coalition America states, “It is with great pleasure that we welcome the KeyClaims organization… [Continue Reading]

Succeed Management Solutions, LLC welcomes New Vice President

Succeed Management Solutions

Wilsonville, OR (PRWEB) – Succeed is pleased to introduce Valerie Anderson, who will serve as Vice President, Program Director. She will be guiding the development and implementation of Succeed’s Risk Management Center, a one-stop-shop solution to risk management and risk mitigation. The Risk Management Center allows for increased efficiencies of resources, compliance and better defined… [Continue Reading]

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