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.
A.M. Best recently reported on the workers’ compensation market that premium growth is flat. It cautioned that insurers must protect their profit margins by better claims management. They cannot ... Read More
What can we conjecture about the experience of American workers with the work injury risks they endure? After reading a flock of reports, one has the sense that about one out of every five injured workers ... Read More
A journalist participates in some peculiar conversations and must learn how to be jilted and keep a sense of humor. A phone call this summer stands out for how the other person on the line went about ... Read More
Harvey brought 50 inches of rain and a thick dossier of irony to the workers’ compensation system in Texas. This natural disaster, like others have in the past, will challenge an economic safety ... Read More
The following is the second piece in a two-part series written by industry expert Peter Rousmaniere on Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBMs). Part one is available here.
The conventional method of ... Read More
The following is the first piece in a two-part series written by industry expert Peter Rousmaniere on Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBMs). Part two is now available here.
There is growing evidence that ... Read More
Where are work injuries heading, in number, economic sector, type of job and worker? We can find answers through estimates, some no better than guesses. Yet, the next five-plus years certainly ... Read More
Marijuana in the House LEAD STORY
U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming marijuana laws in an “historic” hearing last week. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security sought ...