PRIUM's General Counsel fielded an irate call this week from a plaintiff's attorney in California. The attorney was upset that we had attempted to have a PRIUM physician discuss the care of his client with ... Read More
Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer late last month unveiled new measures to improve the safety of medication prescribed to Ohioans recovering from workplace injuries ... Read More
A pair of construction companies has been fined a total of £65,000 ($103,000) after a British man was killed when a steel beam weighing more than a ton fell on him while it was being unloaded from a ... Read More
A report from the New York Workers' Compensation Alliance indicates that the application of medical treatment guidelines in the state has created an additional $60 million in costs for the workers' ... Read More
More about issues and buzzwords that are sure to disgruntle the claims adjuster. These are meant to be lighthearted, but for the most part they are correct. So here we go. The content is provided by an ... Read More
If you leave the management of the workers compensation claims to chance, the chances are you will not have good results. To have good results in the control of the workers comp claims, it is important ... Read More
As we begin to see early (and encouraging) signs of success from Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) around the country, I wonder what promise this might hold for work comp. In Illinois, Chicago-based ... Read More
Blue-collar employees are not the only ones that have workers compensation claims. Office workers, especially those that sit in front of a computer all day, are having their share of workers compensation ... Read More
COVID's Impact on Work Comp -- Moody's View Moody’s report on the impact of COVID19 on workers’ compensation says stuff I agree with, namely:
Premium dollars will drop.
Rates will drop.
Claim counts will drop.
It also ...