December 8, 2017

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: 11/22/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. The Newest Weapon in the Battle Against CA Work Comp Costs: PT On-Demand Republic Capital Claims Blog Fraud funnies: Workers’ comp cheats say the darndest things Ohio BWC SID Blog Be aware: Settlement fraud scheme Sedgwick Connection Editor’s… [Continue Reading]

Anne Levins: The Best of Analytics and People for Improved Injury Outcomes

Anne Levins

With Thanksgiving only a few days away it’s the perfect time of year to reflect on the past and plan for the future. Conversations in the 2016 workers’ compensation market continue to focus on identifying data-driven solutions for early risk identification. Most companies have recognized the value of data as a strategic asset and most continue to make investments in…[Continue Reading]

Kansas Nonfatal Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Decrease in 2015

Kansas DOL

Topeka, KS – The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL), in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), recently released its 2015 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses data through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. Workers in private industries reported an estimated 28,100 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses…[Continue Reading]

Windham Group Selects David D. Heffner as Chief Sales Officer

Windham Group

Manchester, NH – Windham Group, a case management company focused on the return-to-work continuum, has named David D. Heffner Chief Sales Officer. Heffner is responsible for national sales, growing and mentoring the company’s salesforce and expanding strategic workers’ compensation carrier and third-party administrator…[Continue Reading]

Next Level Administrators Opens Satellite Office in Dallas, TX

Next Level Administrators

Bradenton, FL – Next Level Administrators recently announced the opening of its Dallas, Texas office as of November 1, 2016. The claims management team, led by Andrew Price, will offer a local presence to clients, such as SUNZ Insurance Company, and manage multiple jurisdictions from that location. Mr. Price will be responsible…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Schedule Study!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a new WCRI study that provides essential information on how each of the 43 states with workers’ compensation physician fee schedules and the District of Columbia resolved key fee schedule design decisions as of March of this year. The new study…[Continue Reading]

New WCRI Study Helps with Key Questions in Designing Medical Fee Schedules

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

Cambridge, MA – As policymakers from across the country search for ways to contain rising medical costs, a tool that is often considered in workers’ compensation is a medical fee schedule. Since the construction of a medical fee schedule involves a delicate balance of tradeoffs, the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) has…[Continue Reading]

Systema Software Selected by City of Anaheim

Systema Software

Larkspur, CA – November 14, 2016 – Systema Software, LLC recently announced that the city of Anaheim has selected SIMS Claims™ as its new risk management information system (RMIS) to manage its general liability and workers’ compensation programs. The city will have Systema Software host this solution via its SIMS Cloud environment…[Continue Reading]

HEMIC Selects Guidewire Products with Cloud Delivery through PwC

Guidewire

Foster City, CA – Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC), Hawaii’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE) recently announced that HEMIC has selected Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, Rating Management, and Client Data Management as its policy administration, underwriting…[Continue Reading]

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