June 20, 2018

National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference Launches Mobile App

NWCDC

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – The National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo recently announced the launch of the free mobile app, NWCDC 12, for the 21st annual event. The app is currently available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices, as well as a custom built web-based version… [Continue Reading]

NY SWCB Releases Notice on Appearance Before The Board

NYWCB

Albany, NY – Workers’ Compensation Law (WCL) § 141 confers on the Chair the authority to designate the times and places for the hearing of claims. Hearing locations are indicated on the Notice of Hearing under the “Place of Hearing” box. The Chair is authorized by 12 NYCRR § 300.7 to establish hearing calendars that meet the needs of each district… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: New Drug Report!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap wraps up a great time at the CA Workers’ Comp & Risk Conference! Up top today is the release of a new report from Lockton on the abuse of opioid prescriptions, which notes that there has never been a more damaging impact on the cost of workers’ comp claims from a single issue, with… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 9/21/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Tips Are “Income” in Workers’ Compensation Benefits Calculations CID Review Maine State Worker Guilty of Workers Comp Fraud Insurance Journal Is Caffeine Killing Your EQ? MCNTalk Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check… [Continue Reading]

New Lockton Report Analyzes Rx Drug Abuse and Its Effect on Workers’ Compensation

Lockton

Kansas City, MO -(PRNewswire)- There has never been a more damaging impact on the cost of workers’ compensation claims from a single issue than the abuse of opioid prescriptions for the management of chronic pain, according to a new report from Lockton. The report—titled Opioids Wreak Havoc on Workers’ Compensation… [Continue Reading]

NE Governor Appoints Daniel Fridrich of Omaha to Workers’ Compensation Court

Nebraska State Seal

Lincoln, NE – Gov. Dave Heineman recently announced his appointment of Daniel R. Fridrich of Omaha to serve as a judge on the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. Fridrich, 41, has practiced law for 15 years in Nebraska and has served for 10 years as Senior Counsel Workers’ Compensation for Werner Enterprises, Inc. Prior to his work with… [Continue Reading]

iHCFA Announces Strategic Relationship with Jopari Solutions

iHCFA

Cedar Knolls, NJ -(PRWeb)- iHCFA recently announced that it has completed a state-of-the-art process for transmitting and receiving electronic medical bills and supporting documents in conjunction with strategic partner Jopari Solutions, Inc. Electronic billing (“eBilling”) expedites and ensures more timely payments to medical providers… [Continue Reading]

Claims Adjusters Applaud Congressman Stephen Fincher; Urge Support for CLAIM Act

AAICP

Washington, DC -(PRNewswire)- The American Association of Independent Claims Professionals (AAICP), an advocacy organization representing the interests of independent claims professionals, strongly supports the efforts of Congressman Stephen Fincher to introduce H.R. 6415, the Claims Licensing Advancement for Interstate Matters Act… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Expectations & Evaluations!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the Washington Department of Labor & Industries’ recent announcement that they’ll be proposing no increase in the average rate for workers’ comp insurance. If adopted, it would be the second straight year without a rate increase. L&I’s Director praised the recent 2011 reforms, noting that if they hadn’t… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 9/20/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Calif. Workers’ Comp Reform Dominates Conference Insurance Journal DEA Investigates Walgreens for Oxycodone Distribution MCNTalk BART Okays $9 million for workers’ compensation CID Review Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links,… [Continue Reading]

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