December 16, 2017

WorkCompRecap: A Helping Hand!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features an interesting story coming out of Pennsylvania, where as a result of flooding from Tropical Storm Lee, the Department of Labor & Industry Secretary recently announced relief measures for State Workers’ Insurance Fund policyholders who were affected by the flooding…[Continue Reading]

CompLines: 9/28/11

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]

PA SWIF Provides Relief to Policyholders Affected by Recent Flooding

PA SWIF

HARRISBURG, Pa. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Julia Hearthway today announced relief measures for State Workers’ Insurance Fund policyholders affected by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee. “Helping employers rebuild is an important part of the state’s economic recovery…[Continue Reading]

Medata Fully Integrates Treatment Guidelines into Bill Review System

Medata

Tustin, Calif. ― Medata, the originator of automated medical bill review for the workers’ compensation and auto liability markets, has broken new ground by fully integrating medical treatment and disability guidelines into its bill review system. Medata now offers industry-first access to evidence-based medicine (EBM) without clients having to…[Continue Reading]

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Workers’ Compensation Law Changes

MI Chamber of Commerce

LANSING, Mich. /PRNewswire/ — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its support for House Bill 5002, legislation which will update, reform and modernize key areas of the Michigan’s Workers’ Compensation Act (“Act”). “For too long, the workers’ compensation law has changed depending upon what judge hears a case…[Continue Reading]

WCIRB Testifies at Department of Insurance Public Hearing

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – Recently, WCIRB President Robert Mike and Chief Actuary Dave Bellusci testified at a public hearing held by California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones with respect to the WCIRB’s January 1, 2012 Pure Premium Rate Filing. In his testimony, Dave Bellusci presented information concerning the WCIRB proposed pure premium rates for…[Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with the second installment from Eileen Auen, Chairman and CEO of PMSI. You can read Eileen’s new article at WorkCompWire by clicking here!

CompLines: 9/27/11

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. Medical inflation’s down – should we start cheering? Managed Care Matters Employer not liable for repo man running over employee Business Insurance – Comp Time How to… [Continue Reading]

NCCI Releases 2011 Claims Frequency Report

NCCI Holdings, Inc.

The Great Recession of 2007–2009 is likely the most serious and long lasting economic contraction since the Great Depression. Several factors related to the recession have had a considerable influence on claim frequency. Claim frequency for workers compensation injuries increased 3% in 2010, marking the first increase since 1997. Although claim frequency is…[Continue Reading]

SmartComp Announces Executive Changes

SmartComp

Washington, PA — SmartComp, LLC. a specialty physical medicine network in the workers compensation industry, is proud to announce recent changes to the SmartComp executive team. SmartComp is excited to welcome Frank Vidrik to SmartComp as its Chief Sales Officer. Frank’s responsibilities will include direct oversight of all of Sales and Account Management…[Continue Reading]

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