May 22, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Exploring Experience!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the California WCIRB’s recent release of its quarterly update on insurer experience as of the end of Q1 of 2015. Highlights from the report included that written premium for calendar year 2014 was $16.5 billion, about 11% over 2013, and 88% higher than 2009. 2015′s Q1 written premium also…[Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Releases Report on Q1 2015 Insurer Experience

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – The WCIRB has released its quarterly update on California statewide insurer experience valued as of March 31, 2015. Highlights of the report include: California written premium (gross of deductible credits) for calendar year 2014 is approximately $16.5 billion, which is approximately 11% above the written premium reported…[Continue Reading]

WorkSafeBC Safety Videos Pass 25 Million Views on YouTube

WorkSafeBC

Richmond, BC – Since its launch almost a decade ago, the WorkSafeBC YouTube channel has received more than 25 million views and has more than 18,000 subscribers. In 2014 alone, WorkSafeBC’s YouTube channel received more than three million views, with more than half of those views originating from Canada and the United States…[Continue Reading]

Donna Ross Joins SUNZ Insurance as In-House Counsel

SUNZ Insurance

Sarasota, FL -(BusinessWire)- SUNZ Insurance Company recently announced the hiring of Donna Ross to join the Sarasota-based company’s in-house legal counsel. “I’m very excited to have Donna join the company at this critical time as we expand our legal department to meet the needs our growing company. Donna will be a valued…[Continue Reading]

ServRX Names Mark Smith as Chief Financial Officer

ServRx

Scottsdale, AZ – ServRx, Inc., an electronic workers’ compensation prescription claims processing company, recently announced the appointment of Mark L. Smith to the position of Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Mr. Smith possesses 25+ years of experience as a senior financial officer, including 15 years in the healthcare related industry…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Tapping Talent!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some interesting news from the broader P&C world in the results of Towers Watson’s recent Claim Officer Survey, which found that 76% of respondents said that attracting and retaining top talent is their primary business challenge. Claim Officers ranked implementation of data capture…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 8/28/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Thursday catch-up Managed Care Matters The Judge, The Doctor, The Patient: Who Should Decide? Evidence Based Could Robots Soon Be Your New Co-Workers? WC Insights Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all… [Continue Reading]

TW: Insurers’ Claim Operations Facing Challenges to Attract, Retain Top Talent

Towers Watson

Arlington, VA – Over three-quarters (76%) of claim officers at U.S. property & casualty (P&C) insurance companies say attracting and retaining top talent is their primary business challenge, according to global professional services company Towers Watson’s (NASDAQ: TW) P&C Claim Officer Survey. The survey looked at some of the key issues facing…[Continue Reading]

CA Workers’ Comp & Risk Conference Announces 2015 Keynote Speakers

CA Workers' Comp & Risk Conference

Dana Point, CA – Risk Management Education Associates recently announced the keynote speakers for the 2015 California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference. The annual conference and expo will be held Sept. 29 through Oct. 2, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach hotel in Dana Point, California. ”This is the premier conference and…[Continue Reading]

KS Labor Secretary Gordon Approves Appointment of Judge Roth

Kansas DOL

Topeka, KS – Secretary Lana Gordon approved Steven Roth for the position of Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Administrative Law Judge in Topeka. Roth’s nomination was submitted by the Workers Compensation and Employment Security Boards Nominating Committee to fill the position previously held by Judge Brad Avery. Roth…[Continue Reading]

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