December 15, 2017

Hospitals in Premier Insurance Management Services Program Receive Nearly $3 Million

Premier Insurance Management Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Premier Insurance Management Services Inc. (PIMS) has returned $2,927,666 in experience credit payments to 46 Premier healthcare alliance member hospitals and health systems that participate in its endorsed Excess Workers’ Compensation insurance… [Continue Reading]

A.M. Best Downgrades Ratings of School Boards Insurance Company of Pennsylvania, Inc.

AM Best

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best Co. has downgraded the financial strength rating to B+ (Good) from A- (Excellent) and issuer credit rating to “bbb-” from “a-” of School Boards Insurance Company of Pennsylvania, Inc. (SBIC) (Mechanicsburg, PA). The outlook for both ratings has been revised to… [Continue Reading]

Coventry Workers’ Comp Services ‘NT24′ Program Named Case in Point Platinum Finalist

Coventry WCS

Franklin, TN – Coventry Workers’ Comp Services’ Nurse Triage Program, NT24, was recently named as a 2012 Case in Point Platinum Awards! finalist. The 3rd Annual Platinum Awards, sponsored by Case In Point, will honor finalists at an awards luncheon being held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at The National Press Club in… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Get Back!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent launch of a new “Score Card” series from the California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI). The new series of reports uses subsets of data from CWCI’s Industry Claims database to measure various aspects of claims experience for injuries within 10 common… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 2/24/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Senate committee makes changes to workers-comp drug bill The News-Press The Hawaiian Political Charade Managed Care Matters Employers seek to opt out of the comp system Business Insurance – Comp Time Editor’s Note: These links lead to… [Continue Reading]

CWCI Launches Score Card Series with “Medical Back” Edition

California Workers Compensation Institute (CWCI)

California – The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has launched a new series of research publications, “California Workers’ Compensation Industry Score Cards,” which uses subsets of data from CWCI’s Industry Claims Information System (ICIS) database to measure various aspects of claims experience for… [Continue Reading]

Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Efficiency Increases

NASP

CINCINNATI, Ohio (Marketwire) – Results are now available for the 2011 Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Study conducted by Ward Group on behalf of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP). Findings of the study show workers’ compensation subrogation efficiency has markedly increased… [Continue Reading]

More Than Four Life Sentences for Ohio Pill Mill Doctor

DEA

Cincinnati – Chicago physician Paul H. Volkman was sentenced in U.S. District Court to more than four terms of life imprisonment for illegally prescribing and dispensing pain pills outside the scope of a legitimate medical practice that resulted in the deaths of four people between 2003 and 2005. Evidence presented during the trial showed… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Advancing!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some Workers’ Comp reform news coming out of Missouri, as the state Senate has announced the advancement of Senate Bill 572, which includes provisions addressing protections for co-employees who are at risk of personal lawsuits for their role in honest accidents… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 2/23/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Prescribing physicians who do not “get it” Evidence Based How employers can focus on successful back-to-work initiatives Smart Business Hawaii’s (likely) evisceration of the workers’ comp system Managed Care Matters Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

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