May 26, 2018

Genex Becomes National Kids’ Chance Partner

Wayne, PA – After years of supporting chapters on the state level, Genex Services recently agreed to become a national partner of Kids’ Chance of America (KCOA). The new partnership will enable Kids’ Chance to further its efforts to create a presence in all 50 states by providing national visibility, financial support and best practices to each state organization. Known in the industry as the leading charitable organization in workers’ comp, Kids’ Chance provides educational opportunities and scholarships…[Continue Reading]

NCCI Annual Issues Symposium 2018 Golf Tournament Raises $25,000 to Support Kids’ Chance

Boca Raton, FL – The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently announced that its Annual Issues Symposium (AIS) 2018 golf tournament raised $25,000 to support Kids’ Chance. JLT Re sponsored the tournament. Attendees consider AIS to be the premier Thought Leadership event for senior executives in the workers compensation industry. “The tournament was successful thanks to the participation of so many generous individuals, and of course our sponsor, JLT Re,” said Bill Donnell…[Continue Reading]

Concordia Care and iHCFA Positioned to Support NJ Law Requiring Electronic Filing of Workers’ Comp Medical Bills

Miami, FL – Concordia Care, Inc. (Concordia), a specialty risk-transfer and care coordination company, recently noted that its intelligent claims clearinghouse capabilities are positioned to support the N.J. Workers’ Compensation EDI Law (Senate P.L. 2016 C64), as issued by the State of NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development and published in the New Jersey Register. With an 18-month adoption period, under this legislation it is mandatory that all workers’ compensation insurance carriers, TPAs…[Continue Reading]

CA DWC Suspends Three Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License

San Francisco, CA – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has suspended three more medical providers from participating in California’s workers’ compensation system, bringing the total number of providers suspended to 245. DWC Administrative Director George Parisotto issued suspension orders against the following providers: Ronald Grusd, Los Angeles physician, was convicted in federal court in 2017 for his involvement in a complex illegal referral scheme with suspended providers Steven Rigler…[Continue Reading]

NCCI’s “On Opioids” Finale Examines Impact of Opioids on WC from Regulators’ Perspective

Boca Raton, FL – The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) is examining the growing issues related to opioid use in America through a three-part series, On Opioids. The series is aimed at exploring three viewpoints on issues surrounding opioid use and workers compensation: those of doctors, insurers, and regulators. In the closing chapter of the three-part series, we hear from regulators from Colorado, Kentucky, and Maine, and share their thoughts on the impact that opioid use is having…[Continue Reading]

LWCC Announces 2017 Policyholder Dividend

Baton Rouge, LA – LWCC recently announced that its board of directors has declared a 2017 dividend of $81 million to its policyholders. The amount was distributed to over 20,000 policyholders in April and May 2018. The announcement brings the cumulative total dividend over the past 15 years to more than $660 million. “We are thrilled to be able to continue rewarding our policyholders—a reflection of LWCC’s strong results, close partnerships with valued agents, and our steadfast pledge to provide…[Continue Reading]

ReEmployAbility Recognized as Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services Partner of the Year

Tampa, FL – The Northern Minnesota chapter of the American Red Cross recently recognized ReEmployAbility as the 2018 Disaster Cycle Services Partner of the Year during its 2018 Volunteer Appreciation Events and Annual Meeting in Duluth, Minnesota on May 22. Through ReEmployAbility’s Transition2Work® program, the Red Cross has benefited from volunteers who assist in the chapter’s Disaster Assessment Team (DAT). Whenever there is a disaster in the area, such as a fire, flood, or tornado…[Continue Reading]

ManageWare Announces Expansion of ProviderLink to Include Online RFA Submissions

Mesa, AZ – ManageWare, LLC recently announced expanded capabilities in its ProviderLink provider portal to include electronic submissions of RFAs in California. Today, ProviderLink allows providers to securely access critical information wherever and whenever they need it rather than having to contact each claim administrator individually. The transactions currently available to providers through ProviderLink include bill status inquiries, payment status inquiries and access to remittance information…[Continue Reading]

Bailey Southwell & Co. Represents MedSource National in Sale to ExamWorks

Nashville, TN – Healthcare and tech-enabled services investment bank Bailey Southwell & Co. (“BSC”), recently announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to MedSource National (“MedSource”), a provider of independent medical examinations and related services, in its sale to ExamWorks, a provider of IMEs, peer reviews, bill reviews, Medicare compliance, case management, record retrieval, document management, and related services. BSC, in its role as financial advisor, leveraged its deep experience…[Continue Reading]

Liberty Mutual Releases 2018 Workplace Safety Index

Boston, MA -(PRNewswire)- The U.S. workplace is getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, according to the findings of the most recent Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. The number of the most serious workplace injuries and illnesses fell by 1.5 percent, while their cost – medical and lost-wage payments – increased by 2.9 percent between the 2017 and 2018 reports. The rank order of the top ten causes remained the same. “The annual ranking helps employers, risk managers…[Continue Reading]

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