December 15, 2017

WorkCompRecap: More with Less…

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the announcement by Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Comp Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer regarding BWC’s proposal to lower rates for public employer taxing districts (PEC) by an overall five percent beginning in January… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 9/30/11

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. Opioid abuse in work comp – the dialogue Managed Care Matters Musculoskeletal Disorders: Chart Topper Risk & Insurance Montana State Fund drops premiums by 20% KXLH.com Editor’s… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Proposes Lower Workers’ Comp Rates for Public Employers

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors heard a proposal from BWC Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer this week to lower rates for public employer taxing districts (PEC) by an overall five percent beginning January 1, 2012. If approved by the board next month, the reduction could lower premiums by an estimated $13.6 million for… [Continue Reading]

WA L&I Offering Grants for Innovative Safety and Health Projects

WA Department of Labor and Industries

TUMWATER – Have an innovative idea for training, equipment or some other way of improving workplace safety and health? There may be a grant waiting for you. The Department of Labor & Industries has announced a new round of grants available through the Safety and Health Investment Projects (SHIP) program. Applications are now being accepted with a deadline set for… [Continue Reading]

CA DWC to Send Annual Workers’ Comp Fraud Warning Notices

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

California – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is preparing to send fraud warning notices to all system participants. This notice is designed to promote awareness and to eliminate fraud in the workers’ compensation system. Labor Code section 3822 requires that the DWC administrative director provide every employer, claims adjuster, third party administrator… [Continue Reading]

TRISTAR Adds Three to Benefit Administrators Staff

Tristar Risk Management

LONG BEACH, CA—Following the recent purchase of American Administrators, TRISTAR is close to completing the transition of merging the Iowa-based third-party administrator into its Benefit Administrators division, which operates out of West Des Moines, Iowa. To strengthen its presence in the Midwest, the company has made three additions to the TRISTAR Benefit Administrators… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: The Right Move…

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features two interesting statements coming out of a few different industry associations. First up is the ACIC, an affiliate of PCI, who put their support behind California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones by saying that he and the Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) are making the right move by reassessing how the pure premium rate is calculated…[Continue Reading]

CompLines: 9/29/11

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. Jones Explains New California Workers’ Comp Calculations at Public Hearing Insurance Journal Michigan insurers seek to bar workers comp funding of medical marijuana Business Insurance Iowa staffing… [Continue Reading]

IAIABC and ACOEM Comment to Jurisdictions About Prescription Drug Abuse in Work Comp

IAIABC

We are writing today on behalf of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) to express our deep concern over the growing issue of prescription opioid abuse…[Continue Reading]

ACIC: Jones and WCIRB Pure Premium Benchmark Revamp is “Right Move”

ACIC

SACRAMENTO, California – California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and the Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) are making the right move by reassessing how the pure premium rate is calculated, says the Association of California Insurance Companies…[Continue Reading]

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