Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some interesting insight from One Call Care Management’s Joseph McCullough who presented at CWCRC on how ridesharing is affecting the more traditional approaches to coordinating transportation in the workers’ comp space. McCullough noted that ridesharing has become widely accepted across healthcare and workers’ comp, and that integrating it with a secure platform and proper credentialing has been the key to making it work in workers’ comp. Find out more by clicking here!
Also up today is the California WCIRB’s recent release of its quarterly update on statewide insurer experience valued as of March 31. Highlights from the report included that written premium for Q1 2017 was $5.0 billion, consistent with Q1 2016. The WCIRB also noted that the projected average medical cost of a 2016 indemnity claim was 6% above 2015, representing the first significant increase after several years of flat to declining medical severities as a result of medical cost savings from SB 863. Find out more by clicking here!
In honor of the anniversary of Sept. 11, please take a moment to remember those who gave their lives to save others.