Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features our second round of legislative news in a week, as Washington Governor Chris Gregoire recently announced that the Legislature had finally reached an agreement on Workers’ Comp reforms in a special legislative session. The deal is expected to save somewhere around $900 million over the next four years. Gregoire counted… [Read more]
On a Roll!
Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features news from a topic that is very quickly becoming one of our most popular -acquisitions- as Avizent, a national claims and risk management service provider, announced their acquisition of F.A. Richard and Associates (FARA), a nationwide provider of claims administration and risk management solutions. According to Avizent, this acquisition will… [Read more]
A New Leader Speaks!
In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap we announce a new leader, and the publishing of his new post in WorkCompWire’s exclusive “Leaders Speak” section, which features leaders from the Workers’ Compensation Industry, and focuses on issues that are timely, relevant, and thought provoking. Are you ready?? Find out who our new featured leader is, and what… [Read more]
And the Winner is…
Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features a couple of stories that fall within our “People on the move” category, as multiple industry members were recently announced as finalists for awards! First up is Coventry Workers’ Comp Services’ announcement of their selection as one of 20 finalists for the 2011 URAC Awards for Best Practices in Health… [Read more]
Bill Passed, Justice Served!
Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a nice haul of Friday news, the first of which is that monthly fan favorite: the Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation Enforcement Actions Report, which just had its April edition posted! See who’s on the list by clicking here! Also in the news today is the progress… [Read more]
Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features news from the US Department of Justice, as Attorney General Holder has announced that he has chosen Sheila L. Birnbaum to head the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund program. Birnbaum will administer the fund created under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, signed into law by President Obama… [Read more]
New Leaders Speak Post!
New Leaders Speak Post! Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with the second installment from Derrick Amato, VP of Workers’ Compensation Sales and Strategy for MultiPlan, Inc. You can read Derrick’s new article at WorkCompWire by clicking here. If you missed Derrick’s first post, “Investing in the Art of… [Read more]
Even More Acquisition News!
Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features “even more” acquisition news as Crump Insurance Services, Inc. has announced their acquisition of Self Funded Alternatives, LLC (SFA). SFA is an insurance intermediary specializing in the development, placement and maintenance of self-insured Workers’ Comp programs for individual and group risks in both the public and private sectors. SFA’s business… [Read more]
Movin’ and Groovin’!
Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features news from our “People on the Move” section, which highlights interesting moves among the ranks of the Comp world. First up is Employers’ announcement of a management change, as Cynthia Morrison tendered her resignation as Chief Accountant and Corporate Controller effective Friday the 13th of May, but will stay on… [Read more]
More Acquisition News!
Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features acquisition news coming out of the claims/settlement sector, as Sedgwick Claims Management Services has announced its acquisition of Selective Settlements, which specializes in facilitating the negotiation of settlements in cases of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and of course, Workers’ Compensation. Key gains for Sedgwick were said to include… [Read more]