December 17, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Self Service!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Traveler’s announcement of the launch of a new digital self-service capability that aims to streamline the workers’ comp claim process. The new product, MyTravelers® for Injured Employees is a web-based tool that provides injured employees with all the information they need to easily…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 11/30/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Telemedicine on the rise: Survey Business insurance Three apps to make your workplace safer SFM Blog New Virginia Medical Fee Schedule – A Closer Look J&L Risk Management Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We check… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Safety First!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Safety National’s announcement of the awarding of its annual Safety First Grant to three policyholders for their creative risk control solutions. The first-place grant, in the amount of $10,000, was awarded to Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 11/29/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Un-Learning Chronic Pain Rx Professor Patriot National to Reorganize for Acquiring Lenders; Subsidiaries to File Chapter 11 Insurance Journal Achieving MSP Compliance: Mitigating, Reducing, and Eliminating MSP Risks Flagship Services Group Blog Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Spines & Stress!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some interesting news from the TDI-DWC, which is seeking input on the development of a Plan-Based Audit for Lumbar Spine MRIs to evaluate the appropriateness of a doctor’s decision and recordkeeping that supports the ordering of lumbar spine MRIs prior to one month of…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 11/28/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Purdue Pharma’s attempting to settle all state claims Managed Care Matters Workers’ Compensation Still Under Pressure from Drug Repackagers, Compounding Pharmacies Insurance Journal How to use actionable data to manage workplace injury risk PC 360 Editor’s Note: These links lead… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Fee Findings!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap interrupts your Cyber Monday shopping with the release of a new report from WCRI that examine all three rounds of the Delaware fee schedule changes that were enacted in House Bill (HB) 373. The fee schedule changes in HB 373 sought to reduce medical expenses by 33% by January 31, 2017…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Giving Thanks!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap finishes off the short week with WCRI’s release of the Florida edition of its CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks, which examines medical payments, prices, and utilization in Florida and compared them with 17 other states over a period from 2010 through 2015. Key findings from the study included that medical payments per workers’ comp claim in the state…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 11/22/17

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Facetime with Phil: Let’s Make Our Injured Workers Informed Consumers — Part 3 myMatrixx Blog The three-minute videos helping your employees receive better medical care Texas Mutual Blog Ohio safety councils gave when others needed it most Ohio BWC… [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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