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November 8, 2019 by WorkCompWire Cambridge, MA – WCRI recently announced a new webinar where the various design choices of fee schedule regulations and their impact on variation in medical prices and payments across state workers’ compensation systems will be...read more
November 1, 2019 by WorkCompWire Itasca, IL – Recognizing that safety concerns are paramount as decriminalization of cannabis continues in states throughout the U.S., the National Safety Council recently called on employers to restrict cannabis use for those in safety...read more
October 16, 2019 by WorkCompWire Boca Raton, FL – NCCI recentlhy released a new issue of its Industry Roundtable, where president and CEO Bill Donnell engages with workers compensation leaders on critical issues and trends impacting the industry today and in the...read more
September 26, 2019 by WorkCompWire Houston, TX – The Justice Department recently announced a coordinated health care fraud enforcement operation across the state of Texas involving charges against a total of 58 individuals, several of which are charged in Houston....read more
September 5, 2019 by WorkCompWire Oakland, CA – The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) recently released the California Workers’ Compensation Aggregate Medical Payment Trends report comparing medical payment information from 2016 to...read more
August 21, 2019 by WorkCompWire Boca Raton, FL – NCCI’s Court Case Update provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division that may impact workers compensation across the states. The recently released August 2019 edition contains...read more
August 15, 2019 by WorkCompWire Atlantic City, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy recently released a comprehensive report from the Task Force on Employee Misclassification, vowing to intensify efforts to curtail the widespread and illegal practice of misclassifying workers as...read more
August 9, 2019 by WorkCompWire Oakland, CA – The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) Governing Committee recently voted to authorize the WCIRB to submit a January 1, 2020 Advisory Pure Premium Rate Filing to the California Insurance...read more
LWCC Announces New Chief Marketing/Customer Experience Officer Seth Irby, Promotion of Gary Sanders to VP
July 25, 2019 by WorkCompWire Baton Rouge, LA – LWCC recently announced the hiring of Seth Irby as Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer as well as the promotion of Gary Sanders to Vice President. Sanders currently serves as Chief Security Officer. “We’re...read more
July 24, 2019 by WorkCompWire Oakland, CA – The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) recently released its 2019 State of the System report highlighting key metrics of the California workers’ compensation system. Top findings in the...read more
July 24, 2019 by WorkCompWire Charleston, WV – The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), West Virginia’s rating and statistical agent, has filed a proposed workers’ compensation loss cost decrease of 1.6% effective November 1, 2019. This premium reduction...read more
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
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