August 23, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Extension & Enforcement!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a bright note as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and NYSIF announce the extension of payment deadlines for all policyholders directly affected by Hurricane Sandy. All policyholders will effectively receive a minimum 30 day grace period, with some up to 90 days. NYSIF is also urging… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 11/30/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Pain and Patient Satisfaction Surveys Evidence Based Workers’ compensation arbitrator loses her law license CID Review Research offers more proof older workers don’t drain comp coffers Risk & Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news… [Continue Reading]

NYSIF Extends Payment Due Date for Policyholders Affected By Hurricane Sandy

NYSIF

Albany, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that the New York State Insurance Fund is extending payment deadlines for all policyholders directly affected by Hurricane Sandy. For affected workers’ compensation and disability benefits policyholders in 10 New York counties – Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Richmond… [Continue Reading]

DEA Serves Order To Show Cause to Three Walgreens Pharmacies

DEA

Miami, FL – Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Field Division, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced today the issuance of Orders to Show Cause (OSC) to three Walgreens Florida pharmacies. An OSC is served as a notice to a DEA registrant to provide it an opportunity to show cause as to why the DEA should… [Continue Reading]

WA Governor Issues Statement on Resignation of Judy Schurke, Director of Labor & Industries

Washington State Seal

Olympia, WA – Gov. Chris Gregoire recently made the following statement on the resignation of Judy Schurke, director of Labor & Industries: “Judy has my appreciation and respect for a job well done during some of the toughest times in state government. She has led a large and complex agency through some of its largest transformations including… [Continue Reading]

CA DWC: Temporary Total Disability Rates for 2013 Announced

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

Oakland, CA – The minimum and maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rates for 2013 will increase on Jan. 1, 2013. The minimum TTD rate will increase to $160 and the maximum TTD rate will increase to $1,066.72 per week. Labor Code section 4453(a)(10) requires the rate for TTD be increased by an amount equal to the percentage increase… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Checking the Barometer!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features another first as Aon announces the release of the inaugural edition of their Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer report, which examines workers’ compensation exposures from more than 1,000 health care facilities across the country… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 11/29/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Niches in work comp medical management Managed Care Matters Will Medicare Eligibility Age change from 65 to 67? Medicare Insights Workers comp claimants’ medical information released by former employee of Berkshire unit Business Insurance Editor’s Note: These… [Continue Reading]

Aon Releases Inaugural Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer Report

Aon

Chicago, IL – Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), recently launched its first Health Care Workers’ Compensation Barometer report, representing workers’ compensation exposures from more than 1,000 health care facilities across the country. For the 2013 accident year, Aon projects that health care… [Continue Reading]

Key Risk Increases Focus on Small Business Solutions

Key Risk

Greensboro, NC -(BusinessWire)- Key Risk, a provider of workers compensation products and services in the Eastern United States, today announced the creation of its new Small Business Solutions unit. Available to a select network of agencies, Small Business Solutions from Key Risk will provide agents with a dedicated… [Continue Reading]

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