September 20, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Reforms & RTW!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a new release from the IAIABC, who are presenting an extended conversation between John Burton, Douglas Holmes, and Gregory Krohm on the overall impact of state workers’ compensation reforms in the last two decades. The three experts disagree about whether the state law changes that reduce… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 6/29/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Reducing Opioid Utilization: Feedback on IAIABC Model Legislation and Rules Evidence Based Insurers benefiting from exposure growth Business Insurance – Comp Time SCOTUS on health reform – the bloggers respond Managed Care Matters Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

IAIABC: Experts Debate Impact of Workers’ Compensation Changes

IAIABC

Madison, WI – A November 2010 Congressional hearing was the catalyst for continued debate by three workers’ compensation leaders. The feature article of the Spring 2012 IAIABC Journal extends the conversation between John Burton, Douglas Holmes, and Gregory Krohm on the overall impact of state workers’ compensation reforms… [Continue Reading]

New WCRI Webinar: Factors Influencing Return to Work for Injured Workers

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA – Identifying the features of workers’ compensation systems that promote timely, safe, and sustainable return to work and those that create barriers to return to work can lead to win-win opportunities for both injured workers and employers. Join WCRI’s Senior Public Policy Analyst, Sharon Belton, for a one-hour…. [Continue Reading]

PMSI’s DMEComplete Combines Unit Cost and Utilization Control For DME Cost Containment

PMSI

Tampa, FL -(PRWeb)- PMSI, a national provider of specialty products and services for the workers’ compensation market, addresses the topic of durable medical equipment (DME) spend in the June digital edition of Risk & Insurance magazine, and will feature its DMEComplete™ solution at the upcoming Workers’ Compensation… [Continue Reading]

TDI Calls for Workers’ Comp and Employers’ Liability Rate Filings for 2012 Public Rate Hearing

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – This call for workers’ compensation rate filings applies to all insurance companies subject to Texas Insurance Code, Chapter 2053 and §2051.002 that write workers’ compensation and employers’ liability insurance on a direct basis in Texas. Section 2053.056(a) requires the commissioner of insurance to hold a rate hearing each biennium… [Continue Reading]

CA Insurance Commissioner Announces Arrest of Biz Owners for Workers’ Comp Fraud

CA Department of Insurance

San Francisco, CA – Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recently announced that Allan Pacheco, 57, and his wife Carolina Pacheco, 47, both of Redwood City have been arrested on felony charges related to the failure to pay workers’ compensation insurance premiums. Allan Pacheco’s bail has been set at $50,000 and… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Crisis Created!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some news from the upcoming National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, who recently highlighted their session on Opioid Addiction with Dr. Gary Franklin, Medical Director at the Washington Department of Labor and Industries. According to Dr. Franklin, the opioid crisis is a… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 6/28/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Managed care in work comp: worth the cost? Managed Care Matters AIG workers compensation settlement disputed by Liberty Mutual units Business Insurance Repetitive walking is now compensable workers’ compensation injury CID Review Editor’s Note: These links lead… [Continue Reading]

National Workers’ Compensation Conference Panelist: Opioid Crisis is Man-Made

NWCDC

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – In a recent interview to discuss the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference (NWCDC) session Opioid Addiction: The Causes, Costs and Solutions, Dr. Gary Franklin, Medical Director at the Washington Department of Labor and Industries, stated that the opioid crisis is a problem… [Continue Reading]

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