December 15, 2017

Travelers Introduces Medical Center of Excellence

Travelers Insurance Work Comp

Los Angeles, CA – Travelers understands the importance that employers place on effective management of the medical component of workers compensation and other property-casualty claims. With medical costs approaching 60 percent of workers compensation claim costs today and projected to increase to 67 percent by 20191[Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual to Host AASCIF Annual Conference

Texas Mutual

Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company will host the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) Annual Conference. The 2013 AASCIF Annual Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, from July 14 – 17. Registration is now open. Complete details and registration information are available… [Continue Reading]

Former Ohio Man Extradited, Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – Miguel Santoni (formerly of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County) pleaded guilty April 17 to a fifth-degree felony count of workers’ compensation fraud for working while receiving Temporary Total Disability benefits for a prior workplace injury. An allegation was received that Santoni filed a new workers’ compensation claim while… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Now Trending!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of Progressive Medical’s 2013 Drug Trends Report. Key highlights from the report included results of the early intervention program launched last July, which yielded a 15% reduction in morphine equivalence per claim, and a 36.9% reduction in the prescription cost per claim… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 4/24/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Straight Talk About Modeling Risk & Insurance A tough week for work comp in Florida Managed Care Matters Delaware Workers’ Compensation Panel Meets Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all… [Continue Reading]

Progressive Medical Releases 2013 Drug Trend Report

Progressive Medical

Westerville, OH – Progressive Medical, Inc., a workers’ compensation pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) and ancillary services provider, recently announced the release of its 2013 Workers’ Compensation Drug Trend Report. The annual report helps payors understand what trends in prescription medication spending mean to their… [Continue Reading]

PRIUM Steers Payers Toward Best Practice Functional Restoration Clinics

PRIUM

Duluth, GA – After agreeing to reduce opioid prescriptions for injured workers, many physicians feel uncomfortable managing the weaning process and want to refer to a more specialized venue. Seeing the need for a standard set of criteria to assess clinics, PRIUM has launched “Centers with Standards,” a service rating functional… [Continue Reading]

One Call Care Management Appoints Robert Zeccardi as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

One Call Care Management

Parsippany, NJ – One Call Care Management, a provider of specialized services to the workers’ compensation industry that lead to faster, more efficient and more cost effective claims resolution, recently announced that Robert Zeccardi has been appointed Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for the company, effective immediately. “Bob… [Continue Reading]

TDI-DWC Approves 9 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) approved two initial applications and seven renewals of the Certificates of Authority for companies to self-insure their workers’ compensation claims for a one-year period under the TDI-DWC Self-Insurance Program. These companies… [Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Steven Cardinale, Managing Director/Co-Founder at CID Management! You can read Steven’s new article at WorkCompWire… [Continue Reading]

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