At a session during the 2018 RIMS annual conference, Steven Sachs, EVP, Director Real Estate, Hotel and Gaming Practice, Willis Towers Watson and Tim Kraft, Consultant, Risk Management & Insurance, ... Read More
At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, a session discussed the wave of litigation against pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and distributors related to the opioid epidemic.
The panel included:
John ... Read More
When you combine the ability to collect workplace data with evolving data analytics and machine learning you can improve productivity, worker safety and fraudulent and exaggerated claim rates. During a ... Read More
At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, Dawn Watkins from LAUSD and Kimberly George from Sedgwick discussed the challenges with the wide variety of leave of absence laws and how these laws can interact with ... Read More
Workers’ compensation was designed to reduce litigation by trading out the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for negligence in exchange for limited guarantee of care and compensation. ... Read More
On March 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in New York County, published its opinion on Daniel Mayo, as the Administrator of the Estate of Annette Mayo v. NYU Langone Medical Center, ... Read More
During a session at the 2018 RIMS annual conference Kimarie Stratos, Executive VP/General Counsel, Memorial Healthcare System and Lynn Sessions, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP covered one organization’s ... Read More
Legislative Update by Attorney Kathryn Johnson When an employee has been injured and is entitled to temporary or permanent workers’ compensation benefits, a calculation of the employee’s average weekly wage ... Read More
4-1-1 on Comp: Upcoding and Workers' Compensation Upcoding is the practice of a medical provider billing a medical event on a more expensive code than the service that the provider actually gave to the patient. Upcoding can occur in four different ...