April 24, 2017

Ohio BWC Pharmacy Lock-in Program to Improve Medication Safety, Limit Abuse

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer today announced new measures to improve the safety of medication prescribed to Ohioans recovering from workplace injuries and limit the practice of doctor and pharmacy shopping. The Coordinated Services Program is… [Continue Reading]

PMSI Demonstrates Positive Outcomes From Clinically Based Home Health Care Program

PMSI

Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) – PMSI, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced companies focused on workers’ compensation cost containment, today announced the completion of an extensive outcomes analysis of its growing Home Health Care program. The company cites the integration of its proprietary medical guidelines… [Continue Reading]

Delphi Financial Group, Inc. Sets Date for Special Stockholder Meeting

Delphi Financial Group

WILMINGTON, Delaware–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Delphi Financial Group, Inc. (Delphi) (NYSE:DFG) today announced that it has established the date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote upon a proposal to adopt and approve the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated… [Continue Reading]

Nebraska Workers’ Comp Court Hires New Vocational Rehab Specialist

Nebraska State Seal

Nebraska – The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court is pleased to welcome Brett Ruoff as a new Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist. Brett will begin his duties with the court’s Vocational Rehabilitation section on February 21, 2012. Brett’s contact information and his caseload will be made available in the Vocational… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Moving Forward

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the announcement that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has given his recommendation that restructuring efforts for Pinnacol Assurance be moved forward by seeking policyholder approval and beginning legislative discussions. Hickenlooper’s recommendation was included as part of a report to the Stakeholders’ Task Force, and did include some recommendations added to the… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 1/31/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. $3 million and counting Managed Care Matters MSP Compliance in Liability Settlements Webinar MedicareInsights.com Florida Legislature targets repackaged drug costs Risk & Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links, but… [Continue Reading]

CO Governor Recommends Pinnacol Restructuring Proposal Move Forward

Colorado State Seal

DENVER, Colorado — A draft report to the Stakeholders’ Task Force about the potential restructuring of Pinnacol Assurance includes a recommendation from Gov. John Hickenlooper to move the proposal forward by seeking policyholder approval and beginning legislative discussions. The restructuring proposal… [Continue Reading]

IL Governor Appoints Additional Workers’ Compensation Arbitrators

Illinois Work Comp Comission

CHICAGO, Illinois – Governor Pat Quinn today announced the appointment of three additional arbitrators to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) to review workplace injury claims. The arbitrators will join the 27 arbitrators the Governor appointed in 2011, all of whom were appointed following… [Continue Reading]

Accident Fund Names Cambridge Underwriters, Ltd. as Its Agency of the Year

Accident Fund

LANSING, Michigan – /PRNewswire/ — Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, a leading national workers compensation insurance company, proudly announces Cambridge Underwriters, Ltd. of Livonia, Mich., as its 2011 Agency of the Year. “Cambridge has been a great partner in writing a sizable amount of business… [Continue Reading]

TX Governor Appoints Three to Texas Medical Board

Texas State Seal

Texas – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas Medical Board. The board protects and enhances the public’s health, safety and welfare by establishing and maintaining standards of excellence used in regulating the practice of medicine, and ensuring quality health care for the citizens of… [Continue Reading]

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