December 16, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Engagement & Expansion!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the Insurance Careers Movement’s announcement of the kickoff of Phase II of initiatives, which will include putting millenials forward as “the authentic, younger face” of the insurance industry. ICM was designed to raise awareness for career opportunities in the risk…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 7/22/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers’ comp fast facts Managed Care Matters I.I.I.’s Robert Hartwig: The exit interview PC 360 South Carolina Workers’ Comp Loss Costs Going Up, New Filing Requirements Take Effect Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

Insurance Careers Movement Announces Phase II Kickoff Webinar

Insurance Careers Month

Denver, CO – The Insurance Careers Movement recently announced an upcoming webinar for its Phase II kickoff aimed at having insurance millennials as the authentic, younger face of the industry. ICM is cross-industry, multi-phased initiative designed to raise awareness of the dynamic career opportunities in the risk management…[Continue Reading]

Rising Expands Workers’ Comp Bundled Payment, Surgical Program into NC & GA

Rising Medical Solutions

Chicago, IL – Rising Medical Solutions is broadening its bundled payment, surgical program in the southeast with the addition of North Carolina and Georgia. The states join Florida, as well as New Jersey and Illinois in Rising’s Surgical Care Program (SCP) – one of the first value-based, bundled reimbursement programs in workers’…[Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual pays $176,118 Dividend to Cattle Feeders Association Safety Group

Texas Mutual

Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company, a policyholder-owned company, recently awarded a dividend of $176,118 to the Texas Cattle Feeders Association workers’ compensation safety group. The dividend was earned based on the group members’ dedication to making safety a priority in their businesses and therefore keeping the group’s…[Continue Reading]

A.M. Best Comments on Ratings of Highmark Casualty Group After WC Acquisition

AM Best

Oldwick, NJ -(BusinessWire)- A.M. Best has commented that the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings of “a-” of the members of Highmark Casualty Group (HCG) remain unchanged following the recent workers’ compensation acquisition announcement by BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company (BrickStreet)…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Dissecting Dispensing!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a big research haul with WCRI’s release of eight separate studies that examined the impact of state reforms to the rules for physician dispensing to injured workers. The eight states included were Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, South Carolina, and Tennessee…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 7/21/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. What Will $180 Million Buy Us? Evidence Based Congress Passes Comprehensive Opioid Legislation Providing Prevention Funding Optum Blog Brain Implant Helps Paralyzed Person Move Outlook on Outcomes Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We… [Continue Reading]

Impact of Reforms on Physician Dispensing Examined in New WCRI Studies

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA – The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) recently released eight separate studies that examine the impact of state reforms to the rules for drugs dispensed by doctors from their offices to injured workers. The eight states studied are Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, South Carolina…[Continue Reading]

Xybion Launches Emidence Workers’ Comp and EHR platform

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Bensalem, PA – Xybion Corporation recently announced the general availability of its new platform for Workers’ Compensation under the name Emidence. Emidence takes a completely new approach to technology in the workers’ comp space. It is built from the ground up as a 100% Evidence-based platform that represents ALL key stakeholders…[Continue Reading]

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