December 15, 2017

Surveillance Video Ends Ohio Couple’s Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – A surveillance operation by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) recently culminated with the sentencing of a Galion (Crawford County) couple who managed to scam hundreds of thousands of dollars in undue benefits designated for Ohioans injured on the job. Randy and Robin Hammond pleaded guilty in a… [Continue Reading]

Bob Peters Joins Patriot National Insurance Group as Chief Operating Officer

Patriot National Insurance Group

Ft. Lauderdale, FL -(PRNewswire)- Patriot National Insurance Group, a leading provider of workers’ compensation solutions, announced today that Bob Peters has joined its team as Chief Operating Officer. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Peters will oversee the operational support of Guarantee Insurance Company. He reports to… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Just Once…

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a new study featured in the The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine that states that the use of long-acting opioid medications for treatment of chronic pain is a significant driver of medical indemnity expenses in workers’ comp claims. The new report, a collaboration of… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 8/29/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. What comp insurers will pay for Managed Care Matters NJ Liability Settlement Demonstrates Muddy Waters of MSP Future Medical Obligations MedicareInsights.com Study: Workers’ Comp Reform Bill Increases Costs $300M Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to… [Continue Reading]

JOEM Study Illustrates Impact of Opioid Use on Workers’ Comp Claim Costs in Michigan

Accident Fund

Lansing, MI -(PRNewswire)- The use of long-acting opioid medications for treatment of chronic pain is a significant driver of medical indemnity expenses in workers’ compensation claims, reports a study entitled, “The Effects of Opioid Use on Workers’ Compensation Claim Cost in the State of Michigan,” in the August 2012 issue of… [Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Releases Updated Preliminary Evaluation of SB 863

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – On August 24, 2012, the WCIRB completed a preliminary evaluation of the workers’ compensation legislation currently under consideration in the State Legislature. (These changes were substantively reflected in Senate Bill No. 863 as amended on August 24, 2012.) In its preliminary evaluation, the WCIRB notes… [Continue Reading]

AIA Issues Statement on Introduction of California Workers’ Comp Reform Package

American Insurance Association

Sacramento, CA – Marjorie Berte, Western Region vice president for the American Insurance Association (AIA), made the following statement in response to the introduction of workers’ compensation reform legislation in the California State Legislature. The comprehensive bill, SB 863, aims to reduce costs within California’s… [Continue Reading]

Jopari Announces Scott Hefner As New SVP of Remittance and EFT Business Development

Jopari Solutions

Concord, CA – Jopari Solutions, a leading supplier of integrated medical transaction EDI products and services to the Property and Casualty and Group Health markets, today announced the appointment of Scott A. Hefner to the position of Senior Vice President of Remittance and EFT Management Products Business Development… [Continue Reading]

myMatrixx Ranks No. 2245 on 2012 Inc. 500/5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 113%

myMatrixx

Tampa, FL – Inc. magazine has ranked myMatrixx No. 2245 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the fourth year myMatrixx has made the list. The company also ranks 29th of the top companies from the Tampa Bay area and No. 182 of the Top Health… [Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Mike Ryan, Chief Growth Officer at MedRisk! You can read Mikes’s new article at WorkCompWire by… [Continue Reading]

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