Peter Rousmaniere is widely known throughout the workers’ compensation industry, both for his writing and consulting experience. Based in the picture perfect New England town of Woodstock, VT, he is a regular on the conference circuit, and is deeply in tune with trends and developments within the industry. His passion is writing and presenting on issues largely related to immigration, and he maintains a blog on the subject at www.workingimmigrants.com.
Most of us give no thought to workers’ compensation premium audits. Who would have thought they are so important and the hand maiden of controversy?
Premium audits check the insured company’s ... Read More
Our industry puts a lot of trust in guidelines that present best evidence of good medical care. Does medical practice endorsed by these guidelines ensure better outcomes? Or are they window ... Read More
On February 25, 2019 the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rendered an interesting decision in Yovino, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools v. Rizo, 586 U.S. ____ (2019); No. 18–272. ... Read More
Return to work is not a neutral concept. The premise of the workers’ comp system is that we make injured workers whole. That means restoring capacity to earn an income. which leads to targeting a ... Read More
Workerscompensation.com hosted a webinar with two articulate advocates for opposing sides regarding an issue which has bedeviled the workers’ compensation system for years. Alan Pierce is a claimant ... Read More
Do modified duties work to reduce workers’ compensation costs? Aside from anecdotal evidence, we haven’t had firm evidence. But a study reported late last year, based on in depth interviews with ... Read More
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) -The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is the exclusive state fund of Ohio. It is therefore the sole insurer of insured employers, which probably account for ... Read More