December 15, 2017

EPIC and Preferred Operator Group Partner to Fight Workers’ Compensation Fraud

EPIC

San Ramon, CA -(PRNewswire)- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, recently announced another success in their “Fraud Doesn’t Work Here” campaign in partnership with the California McDonald’s Preferred Operator Group (POG). Founded… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Alternative Advances!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some legislative news, as it was recently announced that the Oklahoma House had passed Senate Bill 1062, which is set to change the current court-based workers’ compensation system to an administrative system and give the option of developing an alternative benefit plan (opt-out) to qualified… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 4/26/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers’ comp drug trends – good news at last, Part 2 Managed Care Matters Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Reform Legislation Advances Insurance Journal The aging population and back pain CID Review Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

OK Insurance Commissioner Doak Says Workers’ Comp Bill Will Spur Economic Growth

Oklahoma State Seal

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak applauded the leadership of Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon and Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman in the recent passage of State Bill 1062 in the House. The bill is set to change the current court-based workers’ compensation system to an administrative… [Continue Reading]

OK State Chamber Comments on Passage of Workers’ Comp Legislation

OK State Chamber

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma State Chamber President Fred Morgan recently released the following comments on the House’s recent passage of Senate Bill 1062, workers’ compensation replacement legislation. The bill passed with a vote of 74-24 and now returns to the Senate for consideration of House amendments. “This is… [Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Releases Report on Year-End 2012 Insurer Experience

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – The WCIRB has completed its report on insurer loss and premium experience through December 31, 2012. The major findings of the report include: Statewide written premium (gross of deductible credits) for 2012 is $12.5 billion. This is $1.7 billion or (16%) above the 2011 year and the highest since 2007… [Continue Reading]

Orchid Medical Appoints Medical Director of Surgical Cost Containment Program

Orchid Medical

Orlando, FL & Los Angeles, CA -(BusinessWire)- Orchid Medical, a national leader in ancillary healthcare services for workers’ compensation, has appointed William R. Kennedy, M.D. of Kennedy-White Orthopedic Center in Sarasota as medical director of Orchid Medical’s Surgical Cost Containment Program (SCCP). Launched in 2011… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Trending Too!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some more drug trends reporting with the release of Express Scripts’ 2012 Workers’ Compensation Drug Trend Report. According to the report, overall trend – a combination of spending on drugs and utilization of drugs – saw a 2.9% increase in 2012, reversing two years of declines, and was mainly… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 4/25/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers’ comp drug trends – good news at last – Part 1 Managed Care Matters Doctors and business groups reach deal on drug repackaging The Florida Current Chiropractic care and California workers’ compensation CID Review Editor’s Note:… [Continue Reading]

Express Scripts Research: Rx Drug Utilization Declines for Workers’ Comp Payers

Express Scripts

St. Louis, MO – Express Scripts’ (NASDAQ: ESRX) industry-leading prescription management programs drove down utilization of prescription drugs for workers’ compensation payers last year even though overall drug trend rose, according to new research recently released in the Express Scripts 2012 Workers’ Compensation Drug… [Continue Reading]

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