December 15, 2017

TDI-DWC Hosts 19th Annual Workplace Safety and Health Conference May 19-21

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will host the 19th Annual Workplace Safety and Health Conference, the Texas Safety Summit May 19-21, 2015 in Austin at the Doubletree Hotel Austin, located at 6505 IH-35 North. The DWC is hosting the summit to help employers reduce injuries and associated costs through training…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: RIMS Review!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap finishes off our visit to RIMS, complete with some good sessions, tons of meetings, and several great dinners out in New Orleans! Today we’re also kicking off our “RIMS Review” interview series, which focuses on important factors/trends/happenings in workers’ comp to look for this year and…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 4/29/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. California’s workers’ comp UR process is working. Managed Care Matters Social media and risk managers? Sedgwick Connection Opioids and the Elderly Paradigm Outcomes Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links, but… [Continue Reading]

RIMS Review: Michelle Despres of Align Networks

Michelle Despres

During our time at RIMS 2015, we had Workers’ Comp industry stakeholders participate in WorkCompWire’s “RIMS Review” series, focused on what to look for this year and in the future! Here’s what Michelle Despres, PT, CEAS II, Executive Director and National Product Leader at Align Networks had to say: In workers’ compensation, I see three…[Continue Reading]

RIMS Review: Jose Tribuzio of Systema Software

Jose Tribuzio

During our time at RIMS 2015, we had Workers’ Comp industry stakeholders participate in WorkCompWire’s “RIMS Review” series, focused on what to look for this year and in the future! Here’s what Jose Tribuzio, CEO of Systema Software had to say: There’s a wealth of workers’ comp information trapped in claim systems and other databases…[Continue Reading]

US Labor Secretary Perez Issues Statement on Workers’ Memorial Day

US DOL

Washington, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez recently issued the following statement on Workers’ Memorial Day: “Each year, Workers’ Memorial Day gives us an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives in the course of a day’s work, and to recommit to keeping workers safe on the job. In 2015, as we mark the five-year…[Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC: New Billing System Effective July 1 for Private Employers

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – A revamped workers’ compensation billing system will offer a number of new flexible payment options for Ohio employers. As part of its move to a new prospective billing system, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors has approved a plan to allow private employers to pay for their…[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]

CompLinks: 4/28/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Friday catch-up from the (still) frozen northland… Managed Care Matters Just an Excitable Brain Pain Medicine News $765M NFL concussion settlement approved, former players criticize deal PC 360 Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources.… [Continue Reading]

Cyndee Morton: Maintain a Competitive Advantage by Implementing Policy Services Best Practices

Cyndee Morton

If your customers draw back the policy services operational curtain, will they see someone pulling levers and turning cranks while announcing, “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain”? Do you often feel your system processes are one Jenga move from falling apart? Are you fighting a losing battle trying to meet customer expectations while lowering operating costs? [Continue Reading]

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