May 22, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Initiating Implementation!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features an update from California’s DWC on the implementation of SB 863, which will be effective on January 1. According the DWC, they are taking a “balanced approach” that will reflect the bill’s intention to balance substantial benefit increases to injured workers with efficiencies and… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/28/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. American Airlines expands workers comp nurse case manager use Business Insurance Maine legislature is attempting to “redefine” who is an employee CID Review Outgoing PHLY CEO Says His Strategies for Success Include Avoiding Workers’ Comp PC 360… [Continue Reading]

CA DWC Preparing Balanced Approach to SB 863 Implementation

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

Oakland, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is on target for implementation of Senate Bill 863’s effective date of Jan. 1, 2013. The division is taking a balanced approach that will reflect the bill’s intention to balance substantial benefit increases to injured workers with efficiencies and cost savings… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Awards More than $233,704 to Support Workplace Safety

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) awarded safety intervention grants to 10 Ohio businesses totaling more than $233,704 in November. BWC designed the Safety Intervention Grant Program to assist Ohio employers in significantly reducing occupational injuries and illnesses and to partner with these… [Continue Reading]

EMPLOYERS Earns Spot on 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators

Employers Insurance

Reno, NV – EMPLOYERS has been named to the 2012 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. EMPLOYERS made the prestigious list by executing on key technology initiatives designed to provide small business policyholders, appointed agents and employees with innovative… [Continue Reading]

MSU Sends Notification Letters Regarding Unencrypted Workers’ Compensation Data

MSU

Bozeman, MT – Montana State University recently notified students and faculty regarding an incident where certain workers’ compensation and student loan documents were left unencrypted and available on MSU’s network for a six-week period. After conducting a thorough investigation, MSU does not believe anyone viewed… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Placing Performance!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of results from TDI-DWC’s fourth Insurance Carrier Performance Based Oversight assessment. A total of 110 insurance carriers were evaluated on the timeliness of elements like medical bill processing, payment of the initial Temporary Income Benefits (TIBs) check… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/27/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. [CA] State Fund Year in Review CA State Fund CEO Blog Traffic accidents in workers’ compensation CID Review Medicare Secondary Payment Bill Passes Through Congress PC 360 Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We… [Continue Reading]

TDI-DWC Announces Insurance Carriers Performance Based Oversight Results

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) recently announced the results of the fourth Insurance Carrier Performance Based Oversight assessment. A total of 110 insurance carriers were reviewed. Fifty six carriers were deemed as high performers; 53 carriers were deemed average performers and… [Continue Reading]

DEA Publishes Proposed Regulations for Disposing of Controlled Substance Rx Drugs

DEA

Washington, DC – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Disposal of Controlled Substances in the Federal Register Dec. 21. The proposed regulations seek to implement the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010. According to the 2011 Substance Abuse… [Continue Reading]

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