December 16, 2017

Concentra Adds Two New Locations in Greater DC Market

Concentra

Addison, TX – Concentra recently announced its latest expansion with the acquisition of Secure Medical Care in the greater D.C. area, adding two new centers to Concentra’s footprint in the market, with a total of seven locations in the area. Secure Medical Care has operated in the market for more than 25 years. Through this acquisition, Concentra…[Continue Reading]

AIA: Illinois Workers’ Comp Reform Legislation Represents a Modest Approach

American Insurance Association

Washington, DC – Steve Schneider, Midwest region vice president for the American Insurance Association (AIA), recently issued the following statement before testifying before the Illinois Senate Executive Committee on SB 12, workers’ compensation reform legislation. Mr. Schneider will represent an industry group that includes: AIA, the Illinois…[Continue Reading]

NYCOSH Announces Newly Elected Board Members for 2017

NYCOSH

New York, NY – New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) chairperson Lee Clarke, Assistant to the President at District Council 37, Local 1549, recently announced board members elected for NYCOSH’s 2017-2018 term. NYCOSH Board of Directors is democratically elected by its member unions…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Cost Less!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features CWCI’s release of its fifth Regional Score Card, which examines data on claims filed in San Diego County for job injuries that occurred between 2005 and 2015. Key findings included that San Diego county represented 8.1% of California job injury claims, but only…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 1/25/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Finally. Managed Care Matters Educating and elevating the work comp industry Ohio BWC Blog IAIABC Webinar Q&A: Not Everyone Wants To Return To Work ReduceYourWorkersComp Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check all links, but… [Continue Reading]

CWCI Score Card Looks at Why San Diego Work Comp Claims Cost Less

California Workers Compensation Institute (CWCI)

Oakland, CA – The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) has published its fifth Regional Score Card, providing detailed data on claims filed by workers from San Diego County for job injuries that occurred between 2005 and 2015. The Score Card, which features data from more than 154,000 claims that resulted in $1.83 billion in…[Continue Reading]

PCI Issues Statement In Response to Illinois Workers’ Comp Reform Legislation

PCI

Chicago, IL – Jeffrey Junkas, assistant vice president, state government relations for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) recently released the following statement regarding Illinois Senate Bill 12, which was recently heard in the Senate Executive Committee: “Senate Bill 12 (Amendment 1) which was heard…[Continue Reading]

Employers Names Bertrum Carroll VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Employers Insurance

Reno, NV – Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) recently announced that Bertrum Carroll has been named vice president, chief information security officer. In this role, Carroll leads the company’s strategic security program and provides operational support for security infrastructure. He is responsible for maintaining a corporate-wide…[Continue Reading]

Former WA Corrections Officer Jailed in $100,000 Workers’ Comp Scam

WA Department of Labor and Industries

Everett, WA – A former Washington state corrections officer accused of holding three jobs while claiming he was too disabled to work will serve seven days behind bars along with home detention. John J. Gruden, 44, pleaded guilty Friday, Jan. 20 to felony, first-degree theft in a scheme to illegally get thousands of dollars in workers’…[Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak Post!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Jose Tribuzio, Senior Vice President & General Manager, SIMS Claims at Insurity. Read Jose’s new article at WorkCompWire…[Continue Reading]

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