March 20, 2018

CompLines: 5/23/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Value of California workers’ comp system rises Sacramento Business Journal President’s workers’ comp proposals would save ‘more than $500 million’ Risk & Insurance Texas Commissioner Kitzman Appears to Be on Way Out PC 360 Editor’s Note: These… [Continue Reading]

PRIUM Seeks Functional Restoration & Pain Management Centers for WC Payer-Clients


Duluth, GA -(BusinessWire)- PRIUM, a medical intervention company that helps reduce the inappropriate use of prescription drugs on workers’ compensation claims, wants to highlight good functional restoration clinics and chronic pain management clinics for its payer-clients. Many treating physicians who agree to reduce or discontinue… [Continue Reading]

CA Division of Workers’ Compensation Posts Annual Ethics Report

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

San Francisco, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted the 2012 Ethics Advisory Committee’s annual report on its Web site. The Workers’Compensation Ethics Advisory Committee is a state committee, independent from the DWC, charged with reviewing and monitoring complaints of misconduct filed… [Continue Reading]

Effective Health Systems Announces 30-Day Risk-Free Trial of Baseline Technology

Effective Health Systems

Los Angeles, CA -(BusinessWire)- James Schlueter, President of Effective Health Systems recently announced the company has decided to offer a 30-day free trial of its BaseLine technology for workers’ compensation self-administered payers and TPAs. The offer is intended to give potential users a risk-free opportunity to explore the value… [Continue Reading]

WA Woman Charged with Stealing $50,000 in Benefits from State

WA Department of Labor and Industries

Tumwater, WA – A 39 year old Tacoma woman faces charges on five counts of theft for fraudulently collecting more than $50,000 in workers’ compensation benefits from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). According to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, Deana S. Cook filed workers’… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Extra Enforcement!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a double dose of enforcement news, starting with a fan favorite: The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation’s Enforcement Actions Report, which just had a recent edition posted! Find out who’s on the list… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 5/22/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Kudos to CorVel Managed Care Matters Physicians as pharmacists CID Review Utah Workers Comp Fund Distributes $8 Million Dividend Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links, but are not… [Continue Reading]

TX Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces Recent Enforcement Actions

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC). The final actions include orders related to violations of the Texas Labor Code and rules promulgated by the Commissioner… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Gets 12 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in April

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer recently announced 12 individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system in April. The court actions are the result of investigations conducted by BWC’s special investigations… [Continue Reading]

NCCI Names Tracy Ryan, William Berkley, Jr., and Russell Huffer to 2013 Board

NCCI Holdings, Inc.

Boca Raton, FL – The membership of NCCI has elected Tracy Ryan, William Berkley, Jr., and Russell Huffer, to the 2013 Board of Directors. Tracy Ryan is executive vice president and chief product officer for Liberty Mutual, commercial insurance. In this role, Ryan is responsible for establishing key objectives and strategies for managing the growth… [Continue Reading]

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