December 15, 2017

CWCI Offering On-Demand Training on MTUS and Other Regulatory Changes

California Workers Compensation Institute (CWCI)

Oakland, CA – The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) is offering an on-demand webinar to train workers’ compensation claims, legal and medical professionals on the recent changes to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule that took effect April 20, as well as the new copy service fee schedule that took effect July 1, and…[Continue Reading]

myMatrixx Recognized with “Fast 50” Award

myMatrixx

Tampa, FL – myMatrixx, a pharmacy and ancillary medical benefit manager for workers’ compensation, recently announced that the Tampa Bay Business Journal has named myMatrixx to their annual “Fast 50” list of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the Tampa Bay area. The company’s impressive 50.77% growth rate over…[Continue Reading]

W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Second 2015 Quarter Results

WR Berkley

Greenwich, CT – W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2015 of $123 million, or $.95 per share. Commenting on the Company’s performance, William R. Berkley, chairman and chief executive officer, said: “We were pleased with our second quarter results. While the environment is…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Take-Backs & Testing!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the DEA’s announcement of its 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back day, which will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm local time. Collection sites will be available across the country so residents can return unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 7/29/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Fear Not, Be Smart: How to Deal with Medical Marijuana Evidence Based It’s Time to Change Workers’ Compensation Safety National Conference Chronicles 3 keys to a successful workers’ compensation fraud investigation PC 360 Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back

DEA

Washington, DC – DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg recently announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm local time. As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide so local residents can return their unwanted…[Continue Reading]

Dr. Kim Gebrosky: Cutting Costs and Preventing Suffering Through Genetic Testing

Castle Medical

Sometimes, drugs just don’t work. Adverse drug reactions can stretch treatment times far beyond their normal scopes, causing sharp increases in costs and sometimes even physical harm to patients. While this was long considered an unavoidable risk, advances in the new field of personalized medicine show great promise for reducing costs while…[Continue Reading]

Crawford Names Dan Daniel Vice President, U.S. Property & Casualty Client Development

Crawford

Atlanta, GA – Crawford & Company recently announced that Dan Daniel has been named vice president, U.S. Property & Casualty client development; he formerly served as vice president of Catastrophe Services for U.S. Property & Casualty. He reports to Larry Thomas, chief executive officer, U.S. Property & Casualty and to Dr. Emanuel Lauria…[Continue Reading]

Chubb Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

Chubb Insurance

Warren, NJ – The Chubb Corporation [NYSE: CB] recently reported that net income in the second quarter of 2015 was $494 million compared to $499 million in the second quarter of 2014. Net income per share increased 5% to $2.14 from $2.03. Operating income, which the company defines as net income excluding after-tax realized investment…[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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