December 5, 2017

Restore Rehabilitation Rolls Out National Telephonic Case Management for WC

Restore Rehabilitation

Owings Mills, MD – Restore Rehabilitation has launched a national telephonic case management service for workers’ compensation payers. Based in Maryland, Restore is a medical and vocational case management company focused on reducing the impact of workers’ comp claims on injured workers, insurers, third-party administrators…[Continue Reading]

CA DWC Announces Appointments to Ethics Advisory Committee

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

San Francisco, CA – Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) Acting Administrative Director George Parisotto has appointed Jamie Spitzer, presiding workers’ compensation administrative law judge at the Anaheim DWC district office, and Neil Robinson, presiding administrative law judge of the Occupational Health and Safety Appeals…[Continue Reading]

Ohio Cook Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – A Hubbard (Trumbull County) man recently pleaded guilty to fraud following a BWC investigation that proved he worked as a cook while on workers’ compensation. BWC’s Special Investigations Department began investigating Amato Zaccone, Jr. after a wage cross-match with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: PDMP Practices!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the AIA’s recent endorsement of a new report that lays out key elements of successful state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), which it views as critical for stemming the tide of opioid abuse. The report, conducted by Shatterproof, includes 12 best practices for states to use…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 3/30/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Opt out – the final word from the experts Managed Care Matters Silica: What’s all the fuss about? Texas Mutual Blog Use Baseline Testing to Reduce Work Comp Costs ReduceYourWorkersComp Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

AIA Endorses Report on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Best Practices

American Insurance Association

Washington, DC – A new report endorsed and co-signed by the American Insurance Association (AIA), and released in conjunction with the National RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, reveals key elements of a successful state prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) that are critical to stemming the tide of opioid abuse. Opioid consumption…[Continue Reading]

TDI-DWC Developing Compound Medications Plan-Based Audit, Seeks Input

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) is seeking input on the development of a new Compound Medications Plan-Based Audit (Plan-Based Audit) for physicians that prescribe compound drugs. The Plan-Based Audit sets the scope, methodology, selection criteria, and program area…[Continue Reading]

New CA WCIRB Committee Members Elected at 100th Annual Meeting

CA WCIRB

San Francisco, CA – Executives representing more than 60% of the WCIRB’s regular membership recently met in Oakland for the 100th Annual Meeting of the WCIRB. At the meeting, the WCIRB membership elected new insurer members to the Governing Committee and Classification and Rating Committee to fill vacancies created by…[Continue Reading]

FastTrack RTW Services & Solutions Names Paul D. Taylor COO

FastTrackRTW

Bedminster, NJ -(PRNewswire)- FastTrack RTW Services & Solutions recently announced that Paul D. Taylor, formerly Senior Vice President of Regional Market Business Unit at MetLife has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a newly created position within FastTrack. Taylor will report to Thomas Capato, CEO. “Paul is a seasoned and…[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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