December 15, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Reform Reactions!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features more action from California’s developing Workers’ Comp reform legislation, with State Fund applauding the DIR after completing their preliminary review of SB 863. SCIF also noted their belief that the legislation would have an immediate and positive impact on the system, and if Monday’s… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 8/31/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers comp bill review – key findings from the latest Survey Managed Care Matters Poll: Confidence for Calif. Workers’ Comp Reform Dropping Insurance Journal Back injury results in benefits for depression CID Review Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

CA State Fund Assesses Workers’ Comp Reform Bill with Legislature

SCIF

San Francisco, CA – State Compensation Insurance Fund (State Fund) has completed a preliminary review of SB 863 (DeLeon), which seeks to reform the California workers’ compensation system. We applaud the Department of Industrial Relations and the Administration for their efforts in working with the central stakeholders in… [Continue Reading]

ACIC Says Questions Remain if Workers’ Compensation Reforms Will Yield Savings

ACIC

Sacramento, CA – The following statement is in response to the Assembly Insurance Committee hearing today on SB 863 to consider workers’ compensation reforms and an increase in permanent disability benefits. The statement can be attributed to Mark Sektnan, president of the Association of California Insurance Companies… [Continue Reading]

Michigan Workers’ Compensation Law Turns 100 This Labor Day Weekend

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Lansing, MI – Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs Director Steven H. Hilfinger announced today that Michigan Workers’ Compensation is celebrating its 100th anniversary this Labor Day weekend. The Michigan Workmen’s Compensation law (Act no. 10 of Public Acts extra session, 1912) was signed by Michigan… [Continue Reading]

Michael Hoberman Named SVP, Business Development for Broadspire

Broadspire

Atlanta, GA – Michael J. Hoberman has been named senior vice president of business development for Broadspire, a Crawford Company and leading third party administrator of workers compensation claims, liability claims and medical management services. Hoberman rejoins Broadspire after serving as senior vice president of… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: And Another Acquisition!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some more M&A news as Enstar Group and SeaBright Holdings recently announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Enstar will acquire SeaBright for $11.11 per share in cash. The purchase price represents a 34.3% premium over SeaBright’s… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 8/30/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers’ Comp Reform Bill Running Low on Time Insurance Journal Massachusetts Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: A Critique Evidence Based Office ergonomics and workers’ compensation CID Review Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check… [Continue Reading]

Enstar Group Limited to Acquire SeaBright Holdings, Inc.

SeaBright Holdings

Hamilton, Bermuda & Seattle, WA -(BusinessWire)- Enstar Group Limited (Nasdaq: ESGR) and SeaBright Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBX) today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Enstar will acquire SeaBright for $11.11 per share in cash. The purchase price represents… [Continue Reading]

AARLA Selects DataCare’s Express Approval Software

DataCare

San Jose, CA – American All-Risk Loss Administrators (AARLA), a leading third party administrator and provider of claims services, has selected DataCare’s Express Approval software, part of DataCare’s Ahshay® platform, to facilitate workers’ compensation treatment authorizations made by their claims adjusters. According to… [Continue Reading]

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