Destination care, centers of excellence, medical tourism, benefit driven travel and geographically recognized care centers – mean what exactly? And if the concept is quickly growing in popularity ... Read More
No longer exclusive to healthcare, regularly disinfecting surfaces has become a way of doing business during COVID-19. For essential services, it represents a commitment to both workforce and customers ... Read More
lawsuit filed in in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas by the U.S. alleges that the plaintiff attorney in a personal injury action (Carrigan & Anderson, PLLC and ... Read More
As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, discussion of other major workers’ compensation topics has somewhat fallen to the wayside. Once we make it through the other side of the pandemic, ... Read More
Communicable disease cases require a very fact specific analysis. The definition of a compensable injury under Kentucky workers’ compensation law excludes communicable diseases “unless the risk ... Read More
Why do workers’ compensation claims with almost identical diagnoses, claimant demographics and treatments sometimes have completely different outcomes? How does the 80/20 rule, Pareto Principle, apply ... Read More
Regardless of the workers’ compensation model (private insurance, competitive state fund, exclusive state fund), every insurer has to prepare for the unexpected. Afterall, insurance is the transfers ... Read More
As novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic cases have surged, so have the number of companies asking employees to work from home, with 46% of American businesses (Willis Tower) implementing remote-work ... Read More
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COVID's Impact on Work Comp -- Moody's View Moody’s report on the impact of COVID19 on workers’ compensation says stuff I agree with, namely:
Premium dollars will drop.
Rates will drop.
Claim counts will drop.
It also ...