May 22, 2018

TX Division of Workers’ Comp Announces 2013 Performance Based Oversight Results

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recently released the results of the 2013 Health Care Provider Performance Based Oversight (PBO) assessment. For 2013, heath care providers were assessed on their performance in one of four categories: timely filing the DWC Form-069, Report of Medical… [Continue Reading]

Louisiana’s Rate of Workplace Injuries Improves Again in 2012

LA Workforce Commission

Baton Rouge, LA – The rate of incidence of injuries and illness among Louisiana’s private industry in 2012 was better than the national average, with 74.3 incidents requiring days away from work per 10,000 full-time workers, compared to 102.3 cases nationally. “This data clearly shows workplaces are safer thanks to the emphasis Louisiana’s… [Continue Reading]

Accident Fund Holdings Announces Promotions of Key Executives

Accident Fund

Lansing, MI -(PRNewswire)- Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., recently announced the promotion of several key executives who have been instrumental in building the company’s ongoing success and growth in the workers’ compensation insurance market. The promotions include Frank Freund, Lisa Corless, and Becky Holnagel… [Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB STAR Online Expansion Launched


San Francisco, CA – The WCIRB recently announced a significant expansion of its STAR Online service to include access to policy data, enhanced policyholder information search features, and online tools for insurers to manage their test audit selections. This latest deployment adds new functionality to the STAR Online application that was… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Experience & Enforcement!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent release of the California WCIRB’s Report on Q3 2013 Insurer Experience, which found that written premium for the first nine months of 2013 increased 19% compared to the first nine months of 2012. Also of note was that projected indemnity claim frequency for the first… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/18/13

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Predictions for work comp in 2013 – how did I do? Managed Care Matters A Critique of the American College of Physicians Position Paper on Prescription Drug Abuse Evidence Based Constitutionality of Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Law Upheld… [Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Releases Report on Q3 2013 Insurer Experience


San Francisco, CA – The WCIRB recently completed its quarterly review and analysis of premium and loss data submitted by California workers’ compensation insurers. The analysis of data valued as of September 30, 2013 represents more than 99% of the statewide market. Among the finding of the report are: California workers’… [Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Gets Eight Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in November

Ohio BWC

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

Key Risk Launches New Corporate Logo

Key Risk

Greensboro, NC -(BusinessWire)- Key Risk (a W. R. Berkley Company), a leading provider of workers compensation insurance products and services for employers throughout the eastern United States, today announced the launch of a new corporate logo. The new logo identifies Key Risk’s core focus of workers compensation and integrates… [Continue Reading]

Veteran LAPD Officers Arrested for Workers’ Compensation Fraud


Los Angeles, CA – Two veteran Los Angeles police officers have been arrested following an internal investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit. December 11, 2013, the LAPD’s Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit initiated investigations stemming from medical claims filed by two Los Angeles Police… [Continue Reading]

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