December 15, 2017

AIA Applauds IN Governor Pence for Signing Repackaged Drug Bill into Law

American Insurance Association

Washington, DC – Stephen Schneider, Midwest region vice president for the American Insurance Association (AIA), issued the following statement after the recent signing of SB 294 into law by Governor Mike Pence (R-IN). The law now further limits physician dispensing of repackaged drugs to employees who are injured on the job, and retains… [Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Elects New Committee Members at 98th Annual Meeting

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – Executives representing over 50% of the WCIRB’s regular members recently met in San Francisco for the WCIRB’s 98th Annual Meeting. At the meeting, the WCIRB membership elected new insurer members to the Governing Committee and Classification and Rating Committee to fill vacancies created by expiring… [Continue Reading]

CT Clinical Research Nurse Charged With Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Perjury

Connecticut Coat of Arms

Rocky Hill, CT – The Connecticut Chief State’s Attorney’s Office recently announced that Cheryl J. Fullerton, age 61, of 7 Deerfield Drive, Clinton, was arrested and charged with one count each of Fraudulent Receipt of Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Perjury. Fullerton was arrested recently by Inspectors from the Office of the Chief State’s… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Enforcement & Expansion!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap kicks off with some enforcement news, with the 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… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 3/26/14

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Winning the War Against Opioid Addiction and Abuse Insurance Thought Leadership Working while receiving? Ohio BWC SID Prescription drug overdose comp dispute goes to Calif. high court Business Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news… [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]

Consolidated Services Group Announces Expanded Partnership with One Call

Consolidated Services Group

Lansdale, PA -(PRWeb)- Consolidated Services Group, a technology-driven, clinically-based medical claims management provider, recently announced its intention to strengthen their radiology network footprint while reducing costs through an expanded partnership with One Call Care Management. The expanded relationship was precipitated by… [Continue Reading]

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Markel Corporation and Affiliates

AM Best

Oldwick, NJ -(BusinessWire)- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a+” of the members of the Markel North America Insurance Group. Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the FSR of B++ (Good) and the ICR of “bbb+” of FirstComp Insurance Company… [Continue Reading]

CT Municipal Employee Charged With Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Connecticut Coat of Arms

Rocky Hill, CT – A supervisor in the Stamford Water Pollution Control Bureau was recently arrested and charged with Workers’ Compensation fraud. Alfred Gorenflo, age 69, of 25 Stoney Brook Road, Norwalk, was arrested by Inspectors from the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney and charged with one count Workers’ Compensation Fraud… [Continue Reading]

A New Leader Speaks!

In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap we announce a new leader, and the publishing of their new post in WorkCompWire’s exclusive “Leaders Speak” section, which features leaders from the Workers’ Compensation Industry, and focuses on issues that are timely, relevant, and thought provoking. Are you ready?? [Continue Reading]

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