March 20, 2018

Eileen Auen: Achieving Compliance with Mandatory Insurer Reporting

Eileen Auen, Chairman and CEO, PMSI

The Mandatory Insurer Reporting (MIR) process is complex and affects multiple data sources and processes within the claims management process. The risk and cost of achieving compliance with MIR requirements has elevated this issue to the very top decision making levels of payer organizations. With penalties of…[Continue Reading]

NYSIF 2010 Annual Report Available Online


The New York State Insurance Fund recently announced that its 2010 Annual Report is now available. “I am pleased to present the 2010 NYSIF annual report,” NYSIF Chief Executive Deputy Director Dennis J. Hayes said. “The report shows NYSIF remains a strong and stable insurance carrier in the New York workers’ compensation…[Continue Reading]

SAIF Changes Pharmacy Benefit Provider


Beginning in March 2008, SAIF Corporation, Oregon’s not-for-profit, state-chartered workers’ compensation insurance provider, will use the Oregon Prescription Drug Program (OPDP) to administer pharmacy benefits for its policyholders. OPDP will replace ReStat as the pharmacy benefit provider for the approximately 45,000 injured workers that SAIF serves each year…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Results Report Released!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent release of the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB)’s release of their report summarizing insurer loss and premium experience through June 30, 2011. The Summary is based on data reported to the WCIRB by insurers who wrote about 100% of the statewide market…[Continue Reading]

WCIRB California Releases Q2 2011 Insurer Results Report


The WCIRB has completed its report summarizing insurer loss and premium experience through June 30, 2011. The Summary is based on data reported to the WCIRB by insurers who wrote about 100% of the statewide market. Highlights from the report include…[Continue Reading]

CompLines: 9/23/11

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. The UC Davis work comp study – What’s driving work comp premiums? Managed Care Matters ‘Psychic’ injury victim in gunpoint robbery not due workers comp: Pa. court… [Continue Reading]

CA Insurance Commissioner Announces Arrest of DMV Employee for Comp Fraud

CA Department of Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced recently that Mia Rachel Brown, 26, was arrested by the California Department of Insurance (CDI), Fraud Division Detectives and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Internal Affairs Investigators on three felony counts of Insurance Fraud. She was taken into custody at the Compton Office of the DMV. Brown was transported to…[Continue Reading]

Accident Fund Holdings Earns Two Spots on the Best Places to Work in Insurance List for 2011

Accident Fund

LANSING, Mich. /PRNewswire/ — Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., the nation’s tenth largest workers compensation insurer, is proud to announce that two of its operating companies – Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and United Heartland – have each been selected as Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2011 by… [Continue Reading]

Key Risk Named One of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Insurance

Key Risk

GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Key Risk, a leading provider of workers compensation insurance products and services for employers throughout the Eastern United States, has been recognized as a member of the elite group of companies named the 2011 Best Places to Work in Insurance. “We are very proud of this recognition and know that it is the Key Risk team… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Justice & Jobs!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap kicks off with that monthly fan favorite: The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation’s Enforcement Actions Report, which just had its August edition posted! Find out who’s on the list… [Continue Reading]

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