May 22, 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: 5/23/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. NCCI’s Bill Donnell on the future of workers’ comp Managed Care Matters Impact of Economy and Technology on Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Safety National Conference Chronicles Ohio Bill Would Limit Access to Workers’ Comp for Workers Here Illegally Insurance Journal… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: State of the Line!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features NCCI’s release of its annual State of the Line market analysis, which described the workers’ compensation industry as “adapting”. Key findings included a Calendar Year 2016 combined ratio for private…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Drug Team Duo!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a pair of opioid task force related pieces, starting with Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s recent announcement that her administration will create a task force consisting of medical experts, drug treatment specialists, and government officials to identify and implement approaches…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 5/19/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Express Scripts buys myMatrixx – a smart move for both Managed Care Matters The basics of complex claims Sedgwick Connection Why Gov. John Edwards Should Sign Louisiana Formulary Bill HB 592 UR Nation Editor’s Note: These links lead… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Acquisition Action!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some M&A action with Express Scripts’ announcement that it plans to expand its customized workers’ compensation pharmacy solutions with its acquisition of myMatrixx. Express Scripts noted that the combination will make enhanced pharmacy services offerings available to current…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 5/18/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Workers’ Compensation Performance Measurement: Keep The Bull’s Eye Simple Workers’ Comp Insider Therapy: Not Surgery Risk & Insurance OWCA, Plus Voices for and Against, React to ODG Formulary Vote LCI Comp Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Reduction & Re-Engineering!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that the CIRB has submitted an overall workers’ comp rate decrease of approximately 4.5%, which will save New York employers about $400 million this year in premiums…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 5/17/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Liberty Mutual drops the Research Institute – a missed opportunity Managed Care Matters Seven Questions for Patrick J. Walsh Risk & Insurance Your Claims Questions Answered – What’s my role in the claims process? Texas Mutual Blog Editor’s Note: These… [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]

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