December 15, 2017

CorVel Announces Revenues and Earnings

CorVel

Irvine, CA – CorVel Corporation (NASDAQ: CRVL) announced the results for the quarter and six months ended September 30, 2014. Revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $124 million, a 4% increase over the $119 million in revenue in the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Earnings per share for the quarter ended September…[Continue Reading]

CA Doctor Arrested for Role in Insurance Fraud Scheme

CA Department of Insurance

Oakland, CA – Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley recently announced that a Castro Valley physician and surgeon, Douglas J. Abeles, M.D., surrendered on an arrest warrant obtained by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for his role in an insurance fraud scheme occurring out of his East Bay business office. He has…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Reforms & Reductions!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s signing into law of Senate Bill 1180 and House Bill 1846, fulfilling recommendations developed by the Heroin and Other Opioids Workgroup that he convened in May. SB 1180 establishes the ABC-MAP prescription drug monitoring program, while HB 1846…[Continue Reading]

CompLines: 10/29/14

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Accountability Saves Lives Texas Mutual CMS Releases Alert for Changes to Response File Naming Convention Medicare Insights Republican Atwater Expected to Easily Retain Florida CFO Seat Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources.… [Continue Reading]

PA Gov. Corbett Signs Legislation Establishing PDMP, Physician Dispensing Reform

Pennsylvania State Seal

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Corbett recently signed into law Senate Bill 1180 and House Bill 1846, fulfilling recommendations developed by the Heroin and Other Opioids Workgroup that he convened in May to address the heroin and opioid prescription drug abuse problem in Pennsylvania and completing the final piece of his Healthy…[Continue Reading]

ID DOI Announces Slight Reduction in Workers’ Comp Rates for 2015

Idaho State Seal

Boise, ID – The Idaho Department of Insurance has announced that Idaho’s overall workers’ compensation premium rates will be reduced by an average of 0.2 percent for 2015. “This slight rate decrease is an indicator of the stability of workers’ compensation coverage in Idaho,” says Department Director Bill Deal. The new rates were recommended…[Continue Reading]

Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court’s Judge High to Retire

Nebraska State Seal

Lincoln, NE – Judge Michael K. High will be retiring on November 30, 201 4 after serving nearly 17 years on the bench of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. The court extends its appreciation and thanks to Judge High for his many years of service. Governor Ben Nelson appointed Judge High to the bench of the court on January 8, 1998…[Continue Reading]

EMPLOYERS Names Martha S. Collins as Vice President, Regional Sales

Employers Insurance

Reno, NV -(BusinessWire)- EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG) has named Martha Collins as vice president, regional sales for the eastern region. With more than 19 years of experience in the insurance industry, Collins brings to EMPLOYERS strong experience in sales and business development. This position will work under the direction…[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]

CompLines: 10/28/14

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. NNT in Pain Management: You’ve Been Right All Along Evidence Based Purdue says Kentucky lawsuit over OxyContin could be devastating Chicago Tribune Congress’s foot-dragging on TRIA couldn’t come at a worse time PC 360 Editor’s Note: These… [Continue Reading]

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