March 19, 2018

Medicor Partners With Health Systems International on Workers’ Comp Bill Review

Health Systems International

INDIANAPOLIS, IN–(Marketwire) – Health Systems International recently entered into an agreement with Medicor Managed Care to acquire and manage Medicor’s Workers’ Compensation Bill Review business. Medicor will maintain all other lines of business they currently offer in the Managed Care and Group Health markets… [Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Dr. Brian Grant, Founder and Chair of MCN. You can read Dr. Grant’s new article at WorkCompWire… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 11/29/11

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. Passing a Painful Threshold Risk & Insurance WCMSAP Soon to be Open to All Submitters Judge wrong to award raceway in BrickStreet dispute, Justices say WV… [Continue Reading]

Montana State Fund Declares $6M Policyholder Dividend

Montana State Fund

Helena – At their November 18, 2011, meeting the Montana State Fund board of directors authorized a $6 million dividend, which will be paid to about 21,000 qualifying policyholders. The annual dividends are not a guarantee, but this will be the thirteenth consecutive year MSF has been… [Continue Reading]

Work-related deaths in Colorado Flat in 2010

Colorado State Seal

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s annual release of work-related death statistics shows there were 80 work-related deaths in Colorado in 2010, the same number as occurred in 2009, according to the preliminary 2010 Colorado Census of Fatal Occupational… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Awards Over $273k in Safety Intervention Grants in October

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) awarded 13 businesses safety intervention grants totaling more than $273,000 during October to make Ohio workplaces safer. BWC designed the Safety Intervention Grant Program to assist Ohio employers in reducing… [Continue Reading]

Dr. Brian Grant: Locus of Control

Dr Brian Grant of MCN

A theme that I have come to see with patients in treatment and those whom I have evaluated for various claims is the concept of “Locus of Control (LOC).” This is defined in the following web reference as: “An individual’s generalized expectations concerning where control over subsequent events resides. In other words, who or what is responsible for what happens… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Change of Plans!

Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features the announcement by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Comp (BWC) that Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer has introduced a new rating plan that encourages employers to work with injured workers to speed their return to work. A number of troubling trends were cited as the… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Proposes New Rating Plan Encouraging RTW

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

COLUMBUS – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer has introduced a new rating plan that encourages employers to maintain safe workplaces and to work with injured workers to speed their return to work. It is part of a series of changes considered by the BWC Board of Directors… [Continue Reading]

WCIRB Governing Committee Appoints Interim President


San Francisco, CA – In June, WCIRB President and CEO Robert G. Mike announced his retirement effective December 1, 2011 after 42 years at the WCIRB. At that time, the Governing Committee formed an executive search committee to recruit Mr. Mike’s successor. As this search process has not yet concluded… [Continue Reading]

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