NCCI proposes that the increased rates in Florida will apply to new and renewal policies that are effective on or after Aug. 1, 2016.
The research, “Comparing Outcomes for Injured Workers,” is a product of an ongoing, multiyear effort by WCRI.
Ron Mix has pled guilty in federal court to a tax fraud charge stemming from his post-football career as a workers’ compensation lawyer.
The winners of the NU award will discuss their programs during a roundtable panel at #WCI2016 August 21-24 in Orlando.
Dr. Manasseh Nwaigwe admits that he wrote prescriptions for drugs to undercover law enforcement officers in exchange for cash.
RIC Taps Kaneko and Clansen in California
By Joan Collier
Pot, Pills and Us
By Joan E. Collier
If it’s not pot, it’s pills.
On Wednesday, the same day that the Louisiana House of Representatives passed a bill expanding that state's medical marijuana program ...
I heard a great deal about workers' compensation at the 2016 Summit in Dallas recently. A vast spectrum of backgrounds, professions and perspectives were present. I am hopeful that the conversations about workers' compensation will continue. There are contentious subjects, and even the vocabulary can be a challenge.
Two recent articles in Health Affairs highlight a growing issue for employers and taxpayers; some hospitals are increasingly looking to work comp as a profit maker. Depending on the state, facility costs can account for anywhere from around 32 – 40% of total work comp medical expenses (different states classify locations-of-service differently).
Peter Lynch is probably one of the most famous investors ever. As the head of Magellan Fund for 13 years, he averaged returns of 29.2% annually. Assets under his management swelled from $18 million to $14 billion. Like a good athlete he left at the top - the size of the fund nearly too large to continue such incredible gains. Lynch wrote several books on investing and I read a few. I won't say my investment prowess even came close to his. Not even close.
Since 2003, when Julie Ferguson and I created Workers’ Comp Insider, we’ve tried to keep bias off the keyboard. Careful objectivity is “a consummation devoutly to be wished.” For reasons you’ll understand as you read, I want to assure readers that in this post we try to hold to that rule.