June 21, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Avoidable Costs!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features ReedGroup’s recent presentation of new research that found that companies can save approximately $6 billion a year in “avoidable medical costs” associated with disability claims among the 55 million U.S. workers with short-term disability benefits. Key to the findings was that significant…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 3/31/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. UR Nation End of Month Regulatory News Summary UR Nation Intelligent Medical Management, a Process for Efficiency and Measured Results MedMetrics Blog AK Gov. Hopes to Further Define Independent Contractor versus Employee Status WC Insights Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

ReedGroup Research Points to Over $6B in Avoidable Medical Costs

Reed Group

Westminster, CO – During a recent presentation at the Integrated Benefits Institute Annual Forum in San Francisco ReedGroup unveiled research findings from a 10-month study revealing that companies can save approximately $6 billion a year in “avoidable medical costs” associated with disability claims among the 55 million U.S. workers with…[Continue Reading]

AIA: IL HB 2645 Would Create Burdensome and Duplicative Workers’ Comp Regulations

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 House Labor and Commerce Committee against HB 2645. The legislation urges employers and insurers to file return to work and safety programs with the Illinois…[Continue Reading]

New CA WCIRB Committee Members Elected at Annual Meeting

CA WCIRB

Oakland, CA – Executives representing more than 75% of the WCIRB’s regular membership recently met in Oakland for the 101st 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 expiring terms…[Continue Reading]

iPTCA Files Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against One Call, Align Networks

iPTCA

Encinitas, CA – The Independent Physical Therapists of California (iPTCA), a non-profit association of California physical therapists dedicated to advocating for physical therapists and their patients, recently announced that it has filed suit against One Call Medical, Inc, D/B/A One Call Care Management, and Align Networks in the Superior Court of…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Psychosocial Study!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study group’s release of a new whitepaper geared toward claims advocacy principles at several companies are taming the effects of psychosocial issues and coaching injured workers to recovery and claim resolution. The brief…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 3/30/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. US System Lags in Back Pain Treatment Evidence Based Facetime with Phil: FDA’s New Position on Off-Label Drug Use myMatrixx Blog Shell Bill Filed in Arkansas Would Allow Alternate Workers’ Comp System Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

WC Benchmarking Study White Paper: Overcoming Psychosocial Roadblocks

Rising Medical Solutions

Chicago, IL – Claims leaders rank psychosocial issues as the number one barrier to successful claim outcomes, according to Rising Medical Solutions’ 2016 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study survey. A new white paper, co-authored by study program director Rachel Fikes and industry journalist Peter Rousmaniere, shows how…[Continue Reading]

Patriot Technology Solutions Selected by South Carolina State Accident Fund

Patriot National

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Patriot Technology Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN), recently announced that the South Carolina State Accident Fund (“SAF”), the leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance in South Carolina, has chosen Patriot Technology’s flagship platform, PN InsuranceExpert™, to replace and…[Continue Reading]

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