Loss control rep visits cut lost-time injuries: Study

Loss control rep visits cut lost-time injuries: Study

Source: Business Insurance Visits by insurance loss prevention representatives to construction job sites can lead to fewer workplace injuries, according to a study by a Center for Construction Research and Training supported research team at the University of...
Free Work Safe, Texas Summit offers workers’ comp information

Free Work Safe, Texas Summit offers workers’ comp information

Author: David Crowder / El Paso Inc. staff writer / Source: El Paso Inc. Participant Juan Calderon tries the Safety in a Box virtual reality safety experience at a recent Work Safe, Texas Summit. More than 256,000 Texas workers suffered injuries or illnesses in 2015...
Pennsylvania drug formulary gets pushback from trial lawyers

Pennsylvania drug formulary gets pushback from trial lawyers

Author: Joyce Famakinwa / Source: Business Insurance A Pennsylvania bill mandating a drug formulary for workers compensation that passed the state’s senate last week has been welcomed by insurer advocates but is opposed by trial lawyers, who say it’s an attempt to...
The Secret Role of Insurers in Medicare Opioid Policy

The Secret Role of Insurers in Medicare Opioid Policy

Author: Pat Anson / Source: Pain News Network This month marks the one year anniversary of a closed door meeting between law enforcement agencies, federal and state regulators, and health insurance companies in a Baltimore suburb – a “special session” of an obscure...
Connecticut employers to see drop in workers comp

Connecticut employers to see drop in workers comp

Author: Alexander Soule / Source: Connecticut Post Connecticut companies could be in for a break on their workers compensation costs next year, after insurance carriers requested a 14.1 percent reduction on average in the “loss cost” formula which helps...