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July 12, 2019 by WorkCompWire Cambridge, MA – Does it matter for outcomes that workers experience after their injuries if workers’ compensation pays less or more for medical care than group health insurers? Dr. Bogdan Savych of the Workers Compensation Research...read more
June 27, 2019 by WorkCompWire Boca Raton, FL – In today’s modern world, more individuals are using wearable devices to help them stay connected, keep better track of their daily activities, and achieve their health, fitness, and overall wellness goals. But with...read more
MAY 6, 2019 BY WORKCOMPWIRE Tallahassee, FL – Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed CS/CS/SB 426: Firefighters, granting certain benefits to a firefighter upon receiving a diagnosis of cancer. Nationwide, 70 percent of firefighter line-of-duty deaths in 2016...read more
June 26, 2019 by WorkCompWire Cambridge, MA – The average total cost of a Texas workers’ compensation claim remained stable from 2012 to 2017 and was among the lowest of 18 states analyzed, according to a recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute...read more
June 20, 2019 by WorkCompWire Oldsmar, FL – Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis recently announced the arrest of 10 individuals during a three-day unlicensed contracting and workers’ compensation fraud sting in Pinellas County. The joint operation between CFO...read more
June 17, 2019 by WorkCompWire Boca Raton, FL – NCCI recently released a new research brief that takes a deeper look at critical factors that are influencing pharmacy experience in workers compensation. As states grapple with high prescription drug costs and an ongoing...read more
June 7, 2019 by WorkCompWire Sacramento, CA – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently announced that California is suing Purdue Pharma L.P., Purdue Pharma Inc. (Purdue), certain of its affiliates, and Dr. Richard S. Sackler, former President and board...read more
June 5, 2019 by WorkCompWire Chicago, IL – Two Chicago, Illinois, women pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) of $1.7 million by falsely billing for services on a 24-hour,...read more
June 3, 2019 by WorkCompWire Seattle, WA – A food-service employee who claimed she was too injured to work has been ordered to pay back more than $11,000 in disability payments after she was caught working at a nursing home and hotel. Monica De Lopez admitted the...read more
May 30, 2019 by WorkCompWire New York, NY – AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. recently partnered with Optum Workers’ Comp and Auto No-Fault to implement an innovative program to improve outcomes and reduce opioids prescribed to injured workers. The program, initiated...read more
May 30, 2019 by WorkCompWire Maitland, FL – FFVA Mutual President and CEO Craig Menzl recently announced that he will retire January 2020, and current CFO Alan Hair, will take over as President and CEO. Hair is already a leading member of the executive team, serving...read more
May 24, 2019 by WorkCompWire Sarasota, FL – The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested 17 people on multiple charges during the continuation of an undercover operation to protect citizens from unlicensed contractors. Detectives worked with the Sarasota County...read more
May 21, 2019 by WorkCompWire Orlando, FL – The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently held its 2019 Annual Meeting at the Annual Issues Symposium in Orlando, FL, where NCCI members elected William Malugen, Executive Vice President and President,...read more
May 16, 2019 by WorkCompWire Cambridge, MA – The average total cost of a workers’ compensation claim in California remained stable since the enactment of comprehensive reforms six years ago, but results mask recent changes in key cost components, according to a recent...read more
May 9, 2019 by WorkCompWire Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently announced that its board of directors voted unanimously to approve a company-record $330 million dividend distribution in 2019. The company will distribute dividends to over 55,000...read more
May 2, 2019 by WorkCompWire Boca Raton, FL – NCCI recently announced the release of the Q1 2019 edition of its Quarterly Economics Briefing, which examines the current state of the economy and implications for workers compensation insurance, and is separated into two...read more
April 10, 2019 by WorkCompWire Tallahassee, FL – Attorney General Ashley Moody recently pushed back against a dangerous federal proposal to loosen opioid prescribing guidelines. Attorney General Moody and 38 other attorneys general are expressing concerns about a U.S....read more
March 15, 2019 by WorkCompWire Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Thomas Bradley of Santa Fe, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. Bradley reported a job-related injury while...read more
February 25, 2019 by WorkCompWire Columbia, SC – Governor Henry McMaster recently released the first Opioid Emergency Response Plan Progress Report. The Progress Report comes as an update to the original Opioid Emergency Response Plan, which was released by the South...read more
February 11, 2019 by WorkCompWire Raleigh, NC – Struck-by incidents and falls caused the largest number of work-related deaths in the Tar Heel state in 2018, based on preliminary information released by the state Department of Labor. Struck-by incidents accounted for...read more
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