Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration (OWCA) Director Sheral Kellar issued an additional public notice via email regarding the potential shift of the OWCA statutory dedicated fund from a fund ... Read More
In the workers’ compensation and disability arena, working itself is beneficial to a person. Work is therapeutic. Besides the obvious financial benefit, working also offers valuable opportunities to ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, David Deitz, MD, and Raji Chadarevian from NCCI discussed the use of medical marijuana and opioids in workers' compensation.
The number of claims that included the ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, Michael Choo and Scott Goll from Paradigm Outcomes discussed trends in mega losses (defined as claims with total incurred greater than $1 million).
The types of ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, a panel of risk managers discussed the evolving workforce and it's impact on workers' compensation. The panel included:
Susan Donegan - Chief Regulatory Officer, ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, Robert Hartwig, Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at the University of South Carolina gave a fast-paced session highlighting the impact the economy is having ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, Kathy Antonello, Chief Actuary for NCCI, gave the State of the Line presentation. The highlights:
Last year brought double-digit rate decreases in almost half of ... Read More
Bill Donnell, President and CEO of NCCI, kicked off the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium with a discussion of The Future@Work.
Back in the early 90's, the workers' comp industry experienced six consecutive ... Read More
Last month, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1100 (SB 1100), which is a modification to the legislation allowing for full and final settlements. You may recall our initial ... Read More
Ryan Brannan Announces Creation of Brannan Firm Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - Ryan Brannan, former Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation in Texas and Advisor to Governor Rick Perry, today announced the founding of The Brannan Firm, which ...