December 15, 2017

CA State Fund Board of Directors Declares $100 Million Policyholder Dividend

SCIF

San Francisco, CA – State Fund Compensation Insurance Fund’s Board of Directors has approved a $100 million dividend to qualifying policyholders for the 2013 policy year. The dividend represents approximately 8.6 percent of policyholders’ 2012 estimated annual premium and demonstrates the effectiveness of the business improvements… [Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual Wraps up $175M Dividend Distribution

Texas Mutual

Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently announced that it has begun distributing $2.6 million in workers’ compensation dividends among approximately 3,300 new policyholders. The money represents the final component of Texas Mutual’s $175 million dividend distribution in 2013. Dividends reward loyal policyholders who share Texas… [Continue Reading]

NYSIF Unveils 100th Anniversary Logo

NYSIF 100th Anniversary

Albany, NY – Election Day 2013 marks a milestone event for labor reform in New York State history. On November 4, 1913, voters went to the polls to pass a constitutional amendment establishing a compulsory workers’ compensation law in New York, one of the first such acts in the nation. On that day, the memory of the Triangle Shirtwaist… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Cracking Safe!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap continues our visit to Fabulous Las Vegas for the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference! Day one hit the ground running with some great sessions, productive meetings, and lots of Expo Hall action, including a visit to the Work Comp Analysis Group Lounge! Featured in the news today is… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 11/21/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers’ Compensation Results Improved in 2012 Insurance Journal Missouri workers comp law misapplied: State Supreme Court Business Insurance Look beyond opioids to create better outcomes Risk & Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources.… [Continue Reading]

Broadspire and Concentra “Work Safe” to Protect Diverse Workforce

WorkSafe

Dallas, TX – Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., and Broadspire® recently announced that they are jointly presenting a new guidebook aimed at helping employers manage the health and safety of a diverse workforce. The official launch of the guide will take place at the National Workers’ Compensation Conference in Las Vegas, NV… [Continue Reading]

A.M. Best Special Report: Workers’ Comp Premium Notches Second Year of Growth

AM Best

Oldwick, NJ -(BusinessWire)- The workers’ compensation industry’s results improved in 2012, as evidenced by a combined ratio of 110.3, a seven point decrease from 2011 and the first decline since 2006. While the industry faces challenges such as poor underwriting results, low investment yields and ongoing uncertainty over the impact… [Continue Reading]

Companion Property & Casualty Integrates Acrometis’ CLAIMExpert

Acrometis

Columbia, SC – Companion Property & Casualty Insurance Group, continuing its efforts to provide best-in-class workers’ compensation claims management solutions, has announced the integration of Acrometis’ CLAIMExpert® claim processing platform to its workers’ compensation business. This addition will increase the efficiency and… [Continue Reading]

Amerisure Insurance Selects Guidewire System for Claims Management

Guidewire

Foster City, CA – Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company, a Property/Casualty (P/C) commercial insurer, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to P/C insurers, recently announced that Amerisure has selected Guidewire ClaimCenter® as its new claims management system. ClaimCenter will be deployed… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Vegas Baby!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the big kickoff of the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference here in Fabulous Las Vegas! We start off with Healthesystems’ preview of their new suite of data visualization tools that aim to provide payers with actionable intelligence on the most critical drug therapy risks… [Continue Reading]

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