December 15, 2017

Ohio Man Repays $42K, Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Comp Fraud

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Columbus, OH – A Cleveland (Cuyahoga County) man repaid more than $42,000 to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) before entering a guilty plea to workers’ compensation fraud earlier this month. BWC’s Special Investigations Department (SID) opened an investigation into David Milcinovic after a cross-match with Ohio…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Countering Catastrophics!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries’ announcement that it is working with Harborview Medical Center on a Center of Excellence for medical care for amputees that aims to provide focused care for the most traumatic on-the-job amputations. Harborview is part of UW Medicine…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 2/25/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. The value of tracking safety in the workplace Ohio BWC Blog Building a Safety Culture Safety National Conference Chronicles Write a Great Workers Compenation IME Letter ReduceYourWorkersComp Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We… [Continue Reading]

WA L&I Announces CoE for Amputations Partnership with Harborview Medical Center

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Tumwater, WA – Amputations are among the worst on-the-job injuries. Each year, about 25 workers in Washington suffer from amputations so serious — lost arms, hands, legs or feet — that they require ongoing specialized care. The medical care and assistance these injured workers receive are key to their physical and mental recovery. The…[Continue Reading]

SFM Foundation Scholarships Available to Children of Injured Workers

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Bloomington, MN – When a parent is seriously injured in the workplace, it affects the whole family. That’s why the SFM Foundation scholarships exist — to ensure that those workers’ children can still achieve their dreams by getting a college education. The children of workers who were severely or fatally injured while working for a…[Continue Reading]

ExamWorks Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results, Provides 2016 Guidance

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Atlanta, GA – ExamWorks Group, Inc. (NYSE: EXAM), a provider of independent medical examinations, peer reviews, bill reviews, Medicare compliance services, case management services, record retrieval services, document management services and other related services (“IME services”) recently reported financial results…[Continue Reading]

Ohio Woman Ran Cleaning Business While on Workers’ Comp

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – Olivia Robinson of Columbus (Franklin County) has been ordered to repay the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) more than $26,000 in workers’ compensation benefits. She received the benefits fraudulently while working at a banquet center and concurrently operating her own cleaning business. BWC’s Special…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Institute Instituted!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the recent announcement from Sedgwick that it has formed the Sedgwick Institute, which is geared toward enhancing the dialogue around issues affecting the risk and benefits industry. Full and part-time members of the institute will conduct and publish scholarly research, develop forums…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 2/24/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Tuesday’s California catch-up Managed Care Matters Getting started with functional fitness Texas Mutual Blog Use Medical Expertise To Control Employee Fraud ReduceYourWorkersComp Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links, but are… [Continue Reading]

Sedgwick Institute Established to Heighten Discussion of Industry Issues

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Memphis, TN – As an extension of its commitment to delivering innovative business solutions, Sedgwick has established the Sedgwick Institute, an interdisciplinary community of thought leaders dedicated to elevating the dialogue on issues affecting the risk and benefits industry. Under the aegis of the Sedgwick Institute, full- and…[Continue Reading]

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