October 24, 2017

Can 3D Printing Lend a Hand to the Workers’ Compensation Industry?

Helios

Over the past 10 years, 3D printing has become a more accepted and better-understood manufacturing process. Many herald the new technology as revolutionary, if not transformative to a variety of industries, ranging from industrial design to manufacturing. Use of 3D printing technology is recognized as particularly impactful to the medical…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Report & Rebrand!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a new edition of WCRI’s CompScope Medical Benchmarks that found that medical payments per workers’ comp claim with more than seven days of lost time in Texas rose 7% from 2012-2013, faster than the study state median rate. WCRI noted…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 10/30/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Somebody has some ‘splainin to do. Managed Care Matters Sugar – Our #1 Food Villain MCN Talk Wisconsin Legislators to Introduce Serious Changes to Comp WC Insights Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We… [Continue Reading]

WCRI Study: Medical Payments Per Claim in TX Rose 7% in 2013, Faster than Median

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA – Medical payments per workers’ compensation claim with more than seven days of lost time in Texas rose 7 percent from 2012 to 2013, a faster rate than in the median of 17 states, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). The report, CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks for Texas, 16th Edition…[Continue Reading]

Genex Services Evolves Brand to Position for the Future

genex

Wayne, PA – Since pioneering the concept of medical management in workers’ compensation in 1978, Genex has become one of the largest and most experienced medical cost containment and disability management providers today. As the industry has grown and changed, Genex has been at the forefront of delivering programs and services that incorporate…[Continue Reading]

Max Koonce Joins Sedgwick’s Casualty Retail Leadership Team

Sedgwick

Memphis, TN – Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., the leader in technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced that K. Max Koonce, II, has been named senior vice president of client services for the company’s casualty retail business unit. Regarded as one of America’s foremost experts on workers’ compensation…[Continue Reading]

The Hartford Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

The Hartford

Hartford, CT – The Hartford (NYSE:HIG) reported core earnings of $364 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2015 (third quarter 2015), a 24% or $113 million decrease from core earnings of $477 million in third quarter 2014. The decrease from third quarter 2014 was principally due to several items, including a $60 million, after-tax decrease…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Wider Wellness!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Pinnacol Assurance’s announcement that it is now broadening its health and wellness footprint by offering its Worksite Wellness program to all policyholders. The program is free of charge, and comes with access to community health resources and new arrangements with health plans…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 10/29/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Low Back Pain: What’s the Best Medication Approach? Evidence Based 2015 Regulatory and Legislative Update – Medical Marijuana Helios Blog Telemedicine Technology Outlook on Outcomes Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all… [Continue Reading]

Pinnacol Assurance Broadens Health and Wellness Offerings

Pinnacol Assurance

Denver, CO – Pinnacol Assurance, the first workers’ compensation insurance company in the nation to offer wellness services to its policyholders, is now broadening its health and wellness footprint by offering worksite wellness to all policyholders. The program is free of charge and comes with access to community health resources and new…[Continue Reading]

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