Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some “movers” in our People on the Move section, as MedRisk announces the addition of Michael Ryan as Chief Growth Officer, and PreCare, Inc. announces that they’ve named Jerry Mullen as their new National Sales Director.
As for the shakers, the American Insurance Association recently testified in front of North Carolina’s House Select Committee on Tort Reform in support of HB 709, which would impact important aspects of the Workers’ Compensation Act. HB 709 includes some important provisions centered on provider choice and communication, and addresses some indemnity issues. In a recent comparison done by AIA against several benchmark states, North Carolina was found to have the highest total indemnity costs per claim and the highest incidence of permanent and total disability (PTD) cases.
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