JERSEY CITY, N.J. – (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading source of information about risk, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Crowe Paradis Services Corporation (Crowe Paradis), a premier provider of claims analysis and compliance solutions to the property/casualty insurance industry. Crowe Paradis was purchased from New York-based private… [Read more]
BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FirstBest® Systems, Inc., provider of insurance software solutions that help Property & Casualty insurance carriers drive premium growth, scale their business and achieve high service levels with agents, announced today that Pacific Compensation Insurance Company (PacificComp) has selected and implemented FirstBest UMS, a next-generation underwriting workstation, combined with a rich, transactional and real-time agent portal and unique instant-upload solution. FirstBest UMS is part of the FirstBest Front Office Suite, which brings together agents, brokers and underwriters in a collaborative underwriting ….
NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – -PCIS, a proven and trusted provider of policy administration and claims solutions, today announced that OptaComp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, has selected both CompVision and POSVision to support its workers’ compensation business. The implementation is currently underway with an aggressive 90 day project, currently on track for production use in first quarter 2011.
OptaComp selected PCIS in large part due to PCIS’ proven business expertise in workers’ compensation, combined with the solutions’ breadth and depth of workers’ compensation functionality.With CompVision, a policy administration system designed specifically for workers’ compensation, and POSVision, PCIS’ agent facing quotation and rating application, OptaComp will have the integrated solution needed to support the company’s aggressive growth strategy.
Conference Features Strategies and Products for Dealing with a Recovering Economy, Healthcare & Workers’ Comp Costs LAS VEGAS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The 16th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, November 30 – December 3, will highlight the importance of workplace ergonomics in a time of economic recovery. … [Read more]
AUSTIN, Texas., November 22, 2010–WorkCompWire– Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced a $283,291 dividend to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) purchasing group for manufacturers today. The workers’ compensation dividend was based largely on the group’s loss ratio. NFIB manufacturing has earned $1,161,317 in Texas Mutual dividends since 2007. By committing to workplace safety and… [Read more]
LAKELAND, Fla., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The Florida Retail Federation Self Insurers Fund is pleased to announce that a majority of its members have voted in favor of converting to RetailFirst Insurance Company, a stock insurance company within a mutual holding company system. William Kundrat, Jr., chairman of the board for the Fund, notes,… [Read more]
LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Concentra Inc., a privately held health care company based in Addison, Texas, for approximately $790 million in cash. Through its affiliated clinicians, Concentra delivers occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy and wellness services to workers and the general public… [Read more]
November 17, 2010 – Washington, DC –WorkCompWire– Yesterday, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Education & Labor heard testimony on developments in state workers’ compensation systems. In her opening statement, Chairwoman Woolsey (D-CA) noted the rare occurrence of examining state systems by Congress, but noted there were two specific issues today’s testimony would address. The first… [Read more]
First major insurer set to reinvent how small businesses buy insurance in the U.S. NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Hiscox USA has taken a giant leap towards reinventing how small professional services businesses buy their insurance in the U.S. The specialist insurer today launched the first U.S. service that enables small businesses to… [Read more]
Innovative, Clinically Based Approach Delivers Significant Benefits Tampa, Florida (November 11, 2010) – PMSI, one of the nation’s largest providers of specialty products and services for the workers’ compensation market, announced today the launch of its enhanced home health care program. By integrating established clinical guidelines, a broad network of providers and insightful reporting of… [Read more]