June 19, 2018

WorkCompRecap: Reform Rage…

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some more action from California’s ongoing Workers’ Comp reform legislative proceedings, as the California Chiropractic Association has announced its objection to the Legislature “fast-tracking a controversial workers’ compensation deal through the waning days of the session… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 8/24/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Is there unnecessary medical care in workers comp? Managed Care Matters State Fund’s Response to California Workers’ Comp Reform Proposal State Fund CEO’s Blog NJ Liability Settlement Demonstrates Muddy Waters of MSP Future Medical Obligations MedicareInsights.com Editor’s… [Continue Reading]

CCA Objects to “Gut & Amend” Legislation in California’s Workers’ Comp System

CA Chiropractic Association

Sacramento, CA – The California Chiropractic Association (CCA) has announced its objection to the state Legislature trying to fast-track a controversial workers’ compensation deal through the waning days of the session, knowing the proposed changes would lead to unreasonable denials of cost-effective treatment for Californians injured… [Continue Reading]

Michigan Businesses to See Decrease in Worker’s Compensation Rates

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Lansing, MI – Labor and Regulatory Affairs Director Steven H. Hilfinger recently announced good news for Michigan’s businesses as the pure premium advisory rates for worker’s compensation insurance will drop by an average of 7.4 percent. The decrease in the premium rate signifies a lower trend for worker’s compensation insurance… [Continue Reading]

OR DCBS Releases 2011 Compensable Fatalities Report

Oregon DCBS

Salem, OR – The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services recently released its Compensable Fatalities report for Calendar Year 2011. The Workers’ Compensation Division received notification of 28 compensable fatalities in 2011. This is 11 more than the record low of 17 in 2010, but is still the second… [Continue Reading]

WA L&I Offers Workshops on New “Stay at Work” Program

WA Department of Labor and Industries

Tumwater, WA – The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has reimbursed more than 1,000 employers almost $5.5 million to help retain injured workers in light duty jobs, but many businesses around the state remain uncertain how the program can benefit them. To help, L&I is holding workshops across the state to explain the new… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Another Acquisition!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some more M&A news, with ancillary healthcare services company Orchid Medical announcing their acquisition of the surgical implant business from Workers’ Implantable Network (WIN), a Tampa-based national company that assists workers’ comp claims professionals with prospective management… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 8/23/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. And where were you?? Managed Care Matters Calif. Workers’ Comp Losses, Expenses Reach Over $12B Insurance Journal Ohio businesses want nearly $1.3 billion in workers’ compensation premiums returned Cleveland.com Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news… [Continue Reading]

Orchid Medical Acquires Surgical Implant Business from Workers’ Implantable Network (WIN)

Orchid Medical

Tampa, FL & Orlando, FL -(BusinessWire)- Orchid Medical, a national leader in ancillary healthcare services, has acquired the surgical implant business from Workers’ Implantable Network (WIN). WIN is a Tampa-based national company that assists workers’ compensation claims professionals with prospective management… [Continue Reading]

Fidelis Diagnostics Enters Workers Compensation Market

Fidelis Diagnostics

Los Angeles, CA -(BusinessWire)- Fidelis Diagnostics, Inc., a rapidly growing healthcare company providing innovative diagnostic services nationally, announces it has entered the workers compensation market with its turnkey testing solutions. Electrodiagnostic (EDX) testing, in home Sleep Studies and and the Exalenz… [Continue Reading]

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