Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s recent report that because of the ongoing statewide focus on worker safety and health, workers’ compensation rates in Missouri have come down each of the past three years. Nixon also noted that on average, rates are lower than they were in 1994, and since 2009, claims have gone down every year, and are now almost 50 percent lower than they were almost two decades ago. Find out more clicking here!
Also in the news today is Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, whose office recently announced that there had been more arrests coming out of the recently created Broward County Workers’ Compensation Fraud Joint Task Force. Through combined efforts, the task force has successfully shut down 18 shell companies and identified $200 million in fraudulent transactions associated with those companies. Find out more clicking here!