NCCI published an excellent study about a year ago regarding the increased risk of disabling injuries as a result of obesity. According to NCCI, “the study concludes that there are systematic ... Read More
As a Risk manager, claims coordinator, agent, human resources representative — whatever your title may be, the name of the claims game comes down to reserves. Reserves are the tangible part of what an ... Read More
Like a lot of other people in our industry, I’m a regular reader of Joe Paduda’s blog, Managed Care Matters. Like him or not (and I acknowledge that opinions vary), Joe is an informed guy, a smart ... Read More
If you are a risk manager that has been with a company for a long time, you probably have developed a relationship with some of your employees. If you are an agent, and you have been in the business ... Read More
An experienced technician at a plastic products factory in Cornwall, Great Britain was killed after he was crushed between the plates on a machine used to make plastic lids.
According to the ... Read More
On June 9, 2011, Governor Robert Bentley signed into law the controversial Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act. This new law has left Alabama workers' compensation laws as they ... Read More
While many of us were enjoying the holidays, CMS was busy publishing both a new Section 111 Medicare, Medicaid Secondary Payer Mandatory (MMSEA) Reporting Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) User ... Read More