November 13, 2017

WorkCompRecap: A Look Back!

In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap celebrates our last edition of 2015 with a look back on some of the most popular pieces from our Leaders Speak series. It’s been a great year with a ton of thought provoking and interesting viewpoints presented, and the long weekend is a great time to catch up on some reading and start…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/30/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Florida Supreme Court won’t review workers’ comp system’s constitutionality Business Insurance Do you hear what I hear? Ohio BWC Blog Expert: How Payroll Misclassification Impacts California Workers’ Comp Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

Leaders Speak: 2015 Year in Review

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As 2015 winds down, it seems like an appropriate time to feature some of the top content that has been provided by Leaders from the industry for our Leaders Speak section. So, as we close out the year and prep to bring you more great thought leadership in 2016, check out the list below for our most popular Leaders Speak posts from the last year…[Continue Reading]

Hotel Janitorial Co. Owners Indicted for $7 Million in Workers’ Comp Fraud

San Diego DA

San Diego, CA – San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie M. Dumanis recently announced that a grand jury has indicted the owners of Good Neighbor Services as well as six accomplices for a massive, ongoing insurance fraud and tax evasion scheme. Two defendants, Hyok “Steven” and Woo “Stephanie” Kwon, own a janitorial company that provides…[Continue Reading]

Jon Wroten Joins Sedgwick’s Quality and Compliance Team

Sedgwick

Memphis, TN – Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. recently announced that Jon Wroten has been named senior vice president of regulatory compliance and quality for the company. Recognized nationally as an innovative leader in workers’ compensation self insurance, Wroten most recently served as chief of the California Office of…[Continue Reading]

TDI-DWC Approves 15 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) re-certified 15 employers to self-insure workers’ compensation claims. Together, the companies employ about 21,000 people in Texas. To be certified to self-insure, a company must meet state requirements and have a minimum workers’…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Cannabinoids & Compliance!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)’s announcement that it has recently eased some of the regulatory requirements imposed by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) for those who are conducting FDA-approved clinical trials on cannabidiol (CBD), an extract of the marijuana…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 12/29/15

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. 2015 Helios Settlement Solutions MSP Compliance Webinar Series: An Update on Medicare Set Asides Medicare Insights Sustainability and the ‘Triple-bottom Line’ PinPoint News Right Way And Wrong Way To Investigate A Work Comp Claim ReduceYourWorkersComp Editor’s Note:… [Continue Reading]

DEA Eases Requirements for FDA-Approved Clinical Trials on Cannabidiol

DEA

Washington, DC – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently eased some of the regulatory requirements imposed by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) for those who are conducting Food and Drug Administration-approved clinical trials on cannabidiol (CBD), an extract of the marijuana plant. These modifications…[Continue Reading]

CA DWC AD Announces 2016 Profile Audit Review and Full Compliance Audit Performance

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

San Francisco, CA – Labor Code §§129 and 129.5 require the Audit and Enforcement Unit of the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) to conduct a profile audit review (PAR) for all adjusting locations of California workers’ compensation claims at least once every five years. Performance of the adjusting locations is measured in five areas of…[Continue Reading]

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