The 2018 CAT season has started with a vengeance. Already, we are seeing damage from flooding, earthquakes and a volcano in Hawaii. On top of that, hurricane season will soon be underway, the potential ... Read More
Welcome to this month’s edition of Comp Medical News. Over-the-counter pain medication risks, Purdue pharma’s family ties, and how work can kill you are your headlines for May 2018.
Sackler ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, Barry Lipton from NCCI and Alex Swedlow from CWCI discussed studies on the impact provider networks have on workers' compensation.
Data reviewed ... Read More
At the 2018 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium, Paul Meeusen, from Swiss Re and B3i discussed how blockchain can impact the insurance industry.
Blockchain is defined as a digital data structure for identifying ... Read More
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
2018 Workers' Comp Best Blogs Announced Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – The winners of the third annual Best Blogs contest for the workers' compensation industry were announced today on WorkersCompensation.com. The contest is ...