December 7, 2017

FL OIR Files Notice of Appeal in Workers’ Comp Rate Court Case

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation recently announced that it has filed a Notice of Appeal with the First District Court of Appeal in the Fee v. National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)/Office court case. The action comes in response to a court order issued on November 23, 2016, which invalidated…[Continue Reading]

Acrometis Appoints Chris Shannahan as Senior Vice President of Sales

Acrometis

Malvern, PA -(BusinessWire)- Acrometis recently announced that Chris Shannahan has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Sales to further improve and grow its portfolio and business offerings. Shannahan is an accomplished professional in the workers’ compensation market and has over 30 years of experience in…[Continue Reading]

LA Restaurant Association Self-Insured Fund Trustees Declare $2.8 Million Dividend

Louisiana Restaurant Association

Metairie, LA – The Trustees of the Louisiana Restaurant Association Self Insurer’s Fund for Workers’ Compensation (LRA SIF) recently declared a dividend of $2.8 million to eligible plan participants. The LRA SIF provides an industry-specific workers’ compensation solution for LRA members. Its Board of Trustees is comprised of fund participants…[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]

CompLinks: 11/29/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Judge Halts Florida’s 14.5% Workers’ Compensation Hike Set for Dec. 1 Insurance Journal Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies – Key Takeaways Optum Blog Video: Penguins show you how to avoid winter falls Simply Work Comp Editor’s Note:… [Continue Reading]

Tammy Bradly: Where Human Experience Completes the Model

Tammy Bradly

Before the Thanksgiving holiday Anne Levins left her readers with some hearty food for thought: Empower your people to act using decision support tools that include a well-calibrated risk model to bring about meaningful change in workers compensation. However, she also stressed that claim and clinical professionals must combine the intelligence gained from the data with…[Continue Reading]

Spreemo Quality Research Institute Launches Forum for Discussion of Care Quality

Spreemo

New York, NY – The Quality Research Institute (QRI), an arm of Spreemo Health, hosted its inaugural summit on October 21st at the Convene Conference Center in New York City. The event brought together a diverse array of healthcare thought leaders – from clinicians and data scientists to government, group health and employer…[Continue Reading]

CWCI: State Issues 2017 WC User Funding Assessment Rates

California Workers Compensation Institute (CWCI)

Oakland, CA – The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has issued the 2017 assessments that workers’ compensation insurers are required to collect from policyholders to cover the budget of the state Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) and five related programs set up by state lawmakers. The assessments and…[Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Investigative Unit Gets 9 Fraud Convictions in October

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – A nurse who stole a dead patient’s electronic benefits card and a Southwest Ohio man who injured himself after using his employer’s tractor to go to a bar are among nine Ohioans convicted of workers’ compensation fraud in October, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) reported Wednesday. “As guardians of…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Score Cards & Surveillance!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap offers you a break from Cyber Monday shopping to feature CWCI’s recent release of its second Regional Score Card, which examines claims filed by workers from San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Imperial Counties for job injuries that occurred between 2005 and 2015…[Continue Reading]

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