June 20, 2018

Judge Daniel R. Fridrich Sworn In to Serve on Bench of NE Workers’ Compensation Court

Nebraska State Seal

Lincoln, NE – Judge Daniel R. Fridrich was sworn in on Oct. 23, 2012 to serve on the bench of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. Chief Justice Michael Heavican administered the oath of office. Gov. Dave Heineman appointed Judge Fridrich to replace Judge Ronald L. Brown who retired Aug. 3, 2012. The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation… [Continue Reading]

QBE Signs Multiyear Renewal with Acrometis for Workers’ Comp Managed Care Platform

Acrometis

Malvern, PA – Acrometis, a provider of automated claims processing platforms, recently announced that QBE North America has renewed and expanded its use of Acrometis’ CLAIMExpert. Over the years, QBE has acquired several workers’ compensation companies, which were brought under the same standard operational procedures… [Continue Reading]

Chubb Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

Chubb Insurance

Warren, NJ -(PRNewswire)- The Chubb Corporation (NYSE: CB) today reported that net income in the third quarter of 2012 was $533 million compared to $298 million in the third quarter of 2011. Net income per share increased 90% to $1.98 from $1.04. Operating income, which the company defines as net income excluding after-tax… [Continue Reading]

KEMI Completes Rapid Deployment of RC Inspection from Risk Control Technologies

Risk Control Technologies

Lexington, KY – Risk Control Technologies Inc., a provider of loss control software solutions for insurers, recently announced that Lexington, Kentucky-based Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) has completed implementation of the RC Inspection software solution to streamline its loss education and safety field operations… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Survey & Save the Date!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some results from Health Strategy Associates’ 2012 survey of Workers’ Comp Utilization Management/Review. Perhaps the largest finding from the survey, (which covered two distinct groups: executives, and front-line staff, was the prominent gap between the perceptions of execs and claims… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 10/25/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. 2012 Elections: How Will it Affect CMS, MSAs, and the MSP? Medicare Insights Pelosi ties UFL financial issues to workers’ compensation premiums NBC Sports Connecticut: A Simple Suggestion to Help Control Costs Evidence Based Editor’s Note: These… [Continue Reading]

Health Strategy Associates Announce Results of Survey on Utilization Management in WC

Health Strategy Associates

Madison, CT – The integration of workers’ compensation utilization management/review (UM/UR) systems with bill review and other medical management systems was a key issue detected by Health Strategy Associates’ (HSA) 2012 Survey of Workers’ Compensation Utilization Management/Review (UM/UR). Conducted on-line… [Continue Reading]

WCRI Conference Date Set; Stimulating and Provocative Program Promised

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA – Understanding the urgency for reducing unnecessary medical care and costs while preserving good patient outcomes is the focus of the Workers Compensation Research Institute’s (WCRI) Annual Issues & Research Conference on February 27–28, 2013 at the Boston Marriott Cambridge. “Regardless of your position in the workers’… [Continue Reading]

Healthcare Solutions Strengthens P&T Committee with Two Industry Experts

Healthcare Solutions

Atlanta, GA – Healthcare Solutions, the parent company of Cypress Care, ScripNet and Procura Management, recently announced that it has further enhanced its clinical strength with the addition of two industry experts to its Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee that is chaired by Scott Phillips, Pharm.D., director of clinical services for… [Continue Reading]

UBIC Expands into Nevada

UBIC

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Business Insurance Company (UBIC) has been granted approval to write business in Nevada. UBIC, a workers’ compensation leader specializes in assisting businesses provide a safe workplace for their employees and reduce their overall workers’ compensation costs through UBIC’s proprietary risk… [Continue Reading]

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