December 5, 2017

Ted Wagner Named Chief Underwriting Officer for Amerisure

Amerisure

Farmington Hills, MI – Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, a provider of property and casualty insurance for more than 100 years, recently announced the promotion of Ted Wagner to Chief Underwriting Officer. Wagner assumes management responsibility for the Marketing, Product Development and Field Marketing… [Continue Reading]

CA DWC Posts Reminder for Submission of 2013 ARI for Claims Reported During 2012

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

Oakland, CA – Claims administrators are reminded that the 2013 annual report of inventory (ARI) for claims reported in calendar year 2012 is due to be submitted to the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) Audit Unit no later than April 1, 2013. The California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 10104 requires claims administrators… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Highs & Lows!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a new analysis from CWCI based on data from the Office of Self-Insurance Plans. CWCI noted that while claim frequency was unchanged, and last year’s first report claim count was the second lowest of the last 10 years, public self-insured employers’ paid losses for… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 3/27/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. The latest on workers’ comp physician dispensing in Louisiana Managed Care Matters The Safe Prescribing Act of 2013 CID Review High stress related to impairment among older workers, study shows Risk & Insurance Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

CWCI: California Public Sector Work Injury Claim Payments Remain Near 10-Year High

California Workers Compensation Institute (CWCI)

Oakland, CA – Even with the volume of job injury claims reported by California public self-insured entities hovering near a 10-year low last year, total paid and incurred workers’ compensation claim costs for cities, counties and other public agencies in the state remained near their 10-year highs according to a California Workers’ Compensation Institute… [Continue Reading]

WCRA Selects Tropics Software Technologies to Create its Software Systems

Tropics Software Technologies

Sarasota, FL – Workers’ Compensation Reinsurance Association (WCRA), headquartered in St. Paul, MN, and Tropics Software Technologies (Tropics), a national software company specializing in workers’ compensation software systems, announced last month that WCRA had selected Tropics to create their new… [Continue Reading]

Sedgwick names Darrell Brown Chief Performance Officer

Sedgwick

Memphis, TN – Sedgwick recently announced that Darrell Brown has been appointed the company’s chief performance officer. In this newly created position, Brown will work with company leaders to develop and oversee the measurement of dynamic quality and performance programs, processes, and systems to enhance… [Continue Reading]

Ohio Woman Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud, Owes $88,000

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – An Akron (Summit County) woman was sentenced on multiple counts after agents with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) captured video of her running her own clothing store while receiving workers’ comp benefits for a prior workplace injury. Bernice D. Stephens was sentenced March 12 and must repay… [Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Joe Paduda, Author of Managed Care Matters! You can read Joe’s new article at WorkCompWire… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 3/26/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Oklahoma Independent Agents Express Support for Work Comp Bill Insurance Journal Changes to the workers’ compensation system CID Review Ohio Employers Win $860M Case Against State WC Fund; Fund to Appeal PC 360 Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

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