December 15, 2017

3 For NWCDC: Michele Settel of Sterling Healthcare Services

Michele Settel NWCDC14 Slider

During our time at NWCDC 2014, we had Workers’ Comp industry stakeholders participate in WorkCompWire’s “3 For NWCDC” series, focused on this year’s developments and on improving the system! Here’s what Michele Settel, Workers’ Compensation Division Leader for Sterling Healthcare Services had to say: Of course being in my…[Continue Reading]

New Mexico Mutual Insurance Selects DataCare for Workers’ Comp Software

DataCare

San Jose, CA – New Mexico Mutual Insurance, the largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance in New Mexico, has selected DataCare workers’ compensation software. New Mexico Mutual wanted a commercial-off-the-shelf workers’ compensation system to support all aspects of its workers’ compensation administration…[Continue Reading]

Randy Thornton Joins York as President – Risk Control

York Risk Services

Parsippany, NJ – York Risk Services Group recently announced that Randy Thornton has joined the company as President of Risk Control. York’s Risk Control division provides loss control, underwriting inspection and other risk management services as well as a customizable, online risk control resources library to clients. Thornton’s…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Let it Ride!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap continues our visit to Fabulous Las Vegas for the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference! Day one (and even Tuesday) hit the ground running, with productive meetings, lots of expo hall action, and some great events! Featured in the news today is a new whitepaper from…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 11/20/14

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Preventing Insurance Fraud is Everyone’s Responsibility Texas Department of Insurance Social media helps to deter, detect and investigate workers’ comp fraud Ohio BWC Eliminating stress from the workplace PinPointNews Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news… [Continue Reading]

CompPartners Publishes White Paper on Opioid Management

CompPartners

Irvine, CA – CompPartners has published a white paper, “Opioid Management – a Realistic Approach to Change.” Written by CompPartners’ Medical Director Joyce Ho, MD, the paper calls for more education and involvement of the injured worker. “We need a two-pronged approach, working with the injured worker as well as the treating physician…[Continue Reading]

Harbor Health Systems Launches Care Concierge Prior to 2015 Deadline

Harbor Health Systems

Irvine, CA – Harbor Health Systems now offers a new solution to assist injured workers in moving through the continuum of care efficiently, achieving faster return-to-work at a lower overall cost. Care Concierge meets the requirements of California’s SB 863 legislation which took effect in August; it is now available to Harbor One MPN clients, connecting…[Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual Pays Dividends of Over $1 Million to Texas Recreation Safety Group

Texas Mutual

Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently paid a dividend of $163,691 to the Texas Recreation Safety Group, bringing the total dividend payout for this group to $1,160,945 since 2009. The dividends earned are based largely on the group members’ dedication to making safety a priority in their businesses and therefore keeping the…[Continue Reading]

CA DWC Issues Revisions to WCIS Regs for Additional 15-Day Comment Period

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

San Francisco, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has made further changes to its California EDI Implementation Guide, Version 2.0, pursuant to revision of the Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS) regulations, for an additional public comment period of 15 days. The comment period will close on November…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Vegas Baby!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the big kickoff of the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference here in Fabulous Las Vegas! Today’s action starts with York RSG’s announcement of its acquisition of Mineola, NY-based Risk Management Planning Group (RMPG), which provides claims and risk management…[Continue Reading]

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