April 24, 2017

WorkCompRecap: A Look Ahead!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap finishes up the year with some looks forward to 2014, starting with Valen Analytics, who expanded on an earlier outlook report to showcase how workers’ comp is at risk for market share consolidation. Pointing to stats from A.M. Best, Valen noted that workers’ comp is at risk for… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/30/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Work Comp Predictions for 2014 – Part 2 Managed Care Matters Recap: 13 for 2013 Emerging Issues for Employers Sedgwick Connection “High” Impact for Medical Marijuana on Comp May be Coming WC Insights Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

Valen Identifies Key Trends in Workers’ Comp – Pricing Strategies to Watch in 2014

Valen Analytics

Denver, CO – Valen Analytics, a provider of proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling to help all insurance carriers manage and drive underwriting profitability, has expanded on its findings from its Commercial Lines Outlook Report, released in September, to showcase how workers’ compensation is at risk for market share… [Continue Reading]

Mitchell Releases 2014 Insurance Industry Predictions

Mitchell

San Diego, CA -(Marketwired)- Mitchell, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, recently released its industry predictions for 2014. The company forecasts a shift in operational efficiency as new technology and resources improve… [Continue Reading]

Angie Wei Elected 2014 Chair of California CHSWC

CHSWC

Oakland, CA – The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) recently announced the unanimous election of Commissioner Angie Wei as the Chair of the Commission for 2014. Ms. Wei, appointed by the Senate Rules Committee to represent labor, is the legislative director of the California Labor… [Continue Reading]

FL DFS Announces Maximum Workers’ Compensation Rate Effective January 1, 2014

Florida CFO

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has determined the statewide average weekly wage paid by employers subject to the Florida Reemployment Assistance Program Law to be $827.08 for the four calendar quarters ending June 30, 2013. Section 440.12(2), Florida Statutes, expressly provides that, for injuries… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Holiday Special!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap kicks off the holiday week with a great stocking-stuffer, (educational material!) as the California WCIRB has announced the addition of three new modules to its Education on Demand library to complement the experience rating modules they released earlier this year. The new modules include… [Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Releases New Education on Demand Modules

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – The WCIRB has added three new modules to its Education on Demand library. The new modules include Introduction to Ownership, Classification Basics, and Classification Standard Exceptions. These new modules add to the experience rating modules that were deployed earlier in the year. The modules are accessible… [Continue Reading]

NY WCB Announces Change in Admin of Established Uninsured Employers’ Fund Claims

NYWCB

Schenectady, NY – The Workers’ Compensation Board recently announced that it will transition the management of established Uninsured Employers’ Fund (UEF) claims to the Triad Group, LLC effective January 13, 2014. These claims comprise established claims where liability has been determined, and medical, and/or indemnity… [Continue Reading]

Michael Clingman Joins WCRI as Regional Director

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA – The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) recently announced that Michael Clingman will be joining WCRI in January as a regional director. Michael will be based in Oklahoma. “Mike joins our new team of three regional directors who will be the face of WCRI in many states, helping public officials and diverse stakeholders… [Continue Reading]

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