May 15, 2018

WCIRB Votes to Submit January 2012 Pure Premium Rate Filing


San Francisco, CA – Today, the WCIRB Governing Committee voted to authorize the WCIRB to file proposed January 1, 2012 pure premium rates. The proposed 2012 pure premium rates will reflect the anticipated cost of losses and loss adjustment expense expected to be incurred on policies incepting on or after January 1, 2012. As directed… [Continue Reading]

PRIUM and Providio Announce Strategic MSA Partnership


DULUTH, GA ― PRIUM and Providio MediSolutions, LLC have joined forces to deliver an innovative Medicare Set Aside Clinical Review (MSA-CR) service that not only calculates future medical and pharmacy costs of workers’ compensation claims, but also reduces medical costs by recommending changes to treatment plans and drug regimens while overseeing their implementation. [Continue Reading]

New RTW Stakeholder Survey Launched


Editor’s Note: This is an announcement from RTWMatters about a survey assembled by an informal group of stakeholders, and we believe contributing may be valuable to our readers, so please take a few moments to participate… A new multi-stakeholder survey may be the key to improving Return to Work and Stay at Work solutions. The… [Continue Reading]

Goodwin Joins Republic Indemnity Company of America as a Senior Vice President

Great American Insurance Group

Republic Indemnity Company of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Great American Insurance, is pleased to announce that it has hired Allen Goodwin as Senior Vice President of California Operations. Mr. Goodwin joins Republic from Advantage Workers Compensation Insurance…[Continue Reading]

Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces June-July Enforcement Actions

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

AUSTIN – Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Rod Bordelon recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC). The final actions include orders related to violations of the Texas Labor Code and rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation. [Continue Reading]

MEM Appoints Caisley to Board of Directors

Missouri Employers Mutual

Columbia, MO- The Missouri Employers Mutual, the state’s No. 1 provider of workers compensation insurance, is pleased to announce the election of energy executive Charles “Chuck” Caisley to its Board of Directors, filling a previous Board member’s unexpired term. Caisley, vice president of Marketing and Public Affairs for Kansas City Power & Light, brings a… [Continue Reading]

Richard L. Newman appointed Acting Chief Judge for Division of Workers’ Compensation

CA Division of Workers' Compensation

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is pleased to announce that Administrative Director Rosa Moran has selected Richard L. Newman as acting chief judge, beginning Sept. 6, 2011. As chief judge Newman will work closely with the administrative director (AD), the regional managers and presiding judges to oversee the workflow of workers’ compensation administrative law… [Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual Awards Nearly $1M in Safety Group Dividends

Texas Mutual

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that five safety groups underwritten by the company earned a combined $965,513 in workers’ compensation dividends. The dividends were based largely on each group’s overall loss ratio. [Continue Reading]

Crawford Reports Substantial Improvement in 2011 Second Quarter Results


Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. [Continue Reading]

PDI Managed Care Services Marks 30 Years of Service to Workers Comp Industry

PDI Managed Care Services

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — Since first opening its doors in 1981 with Boeing as its first client, Professional Dynamics, Inc. (“PDI Managed Care Services”) has provided cost containment services to the workers compensation industry nationwide. In celebration of its 30 years of business, PDI is giving back to the community with a donation to… [Continue Reading]

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