December 15, 2017

Mitchell International Embraces Big Data to Improve Bill Review Processes

Mitchell

San Diego, CA – Mitchell International, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, recently announced the SmartGuidelines™ tool, the latest component of the Mitchell SmartAdvisor™ bill review software. The SmartGuidelines feature provides an integrated… [Continue Reading]

TN Governor Haslam Appoints Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Judges

Tennessee State Seal

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed three Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board judges, all effective August 1. The appointees are Marshall Davidson, 50, of Goodlettsville, who will have a six-year initial term; David Hensley, 60, of Chattanooga, who will begin with a four-year term; and Tim Conner, 47, of Knoxville… [Continue Reading]

Texas Homebuilder Workers’ Comp Group Announces Dividend Distribution

THB Workers Comp Group

Dallas, TX -(BusinessWire)- Texas Homebuilder Workers’ Compensation Group (THB) recently announced the release of the 2014 dividend to policyholders bringing total dividend payments to over $500,000. “This is a unique workers’ compensation program available only to the homebuilders of Texas. THB board and safety committee… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Another Acquisition!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent announcement from ACON Equity Partners that it has completed its purchase of Injured Workers Pharmacy from Audax Group and Parthenon Capital Partners. As part of the transaction, ACON partnered with Patrick Keefe and Tracy Finn, two former senior executives of Omnicare… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 7/25/14

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. We Need to Put the ‘P’ Back in PPO Insurance Thought Leadership Grief Counseling For Work Comp Saves In More Ways Than One ReduceYourWorkersComp.com Campbell Named South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

ACON Investments Acquires Injured Workers Pharmacy

ACON

Washington, DC -(PRNewswire)- ACON Equity Partners III, L.P., a private equity investment fund affiliated with ACON Investments, L.L.C. recently announced it has completed the purchase of Injured Workers Pharmacy, L.L.C., from Audax Group and Parthenon Capital Partners. IWP is a leading specialty pharmacy serving patients in the $8 billion… [Continue Reading]

Baldwin & Lyons Selects Valen Analytics to Enhance Underwriting in WC

Valen Analytics

Denver, CO – Valen Analytics, a provider of proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling to help insurers manage and drive underwriting profitability, has announced a new customer engagement with Baldwin & Lyons, a property casualty insurer for large and medium-sized trucking and public transportation fleets, and a provider… [Continue Reading]

Pinnacol Expands Grand Junction, CO Offices

Pinnacol Assurance

Denver, CO – Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance, is increasing its investment in Grand Junction and the Western Slope by expanding its office space and staff, and by supporting the expansion of safety training for its 7,000 policyholders in the area. Pinnacol has had an office in Grand Junction… [Continue Reading]

WA Businesswoman Charged with Defrauding State in $101,000 Disability Scam

WA Department of Labor and Industries

Spokane, WA – A Spokane woman stands accused of raking in more than $100,000 in disability benefits while working with her husband to operate his motel, and their nightclub and apartment building. The Washington Attorney General’s Office has charged Mistie S. Crosby, 52, with one count of first-degree, felony theft. Crosby was slated to… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Self Analysis!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features CWCI’s recent release of their analysis of data from California’s Office of Self Insurance Plans (OSIP), which found that indemnity claim frequency increased 7.6% in 2013 for private self-insured employers in the state, but medical-only claims declined 4.7%, resulting in little change shown… [Continue Reading]

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