Half of the states have enacted so-called presumption laws, designed to ease access to workers’ compensation coverage for specific health conditions, passed usually on behalf of specific classes of ... Read More
Franco Signor has been following the CIGA (California Insurance Guaranty Association) litigation filed against HHS/CMS for some time. CIGA is California’s largest workers’ compensation provider ... Read More
You may have seen our blog post on Friday, regarding an alert from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding two upcoming webinars to highlight a new electronic attestation ... Read More
America had a long and bloody history of injury carnage at work. The workers’ compensation system was created 100 years ago in part due to public concern about deaths and disabling injuries among rail, ... Read More
Recall last year in 2018 we blogged that Humana Medicare Advantage had filed an action against Bi-Lo, LLC, a grocery retailer, in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina for declaratory ... Read More
Workers’ compensation is a safety net which helps people after an injury at work.
For the worker, the originally expressed purpose was to fairly compensate them for their injuries. More recently the ... Read More
Everyone remembers where they were the when they learned the World Trade Center crumbled to the ground. I was scooping ice cream at the Mansfield Center General Store. Having recently retired from the risk ... Read More
Artificial intelligence is already at work in the workers’ compensation industry, through the use of what is called machine learning. It will likely take years before machine learning becomes a staple ... Read More
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Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...