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SC: Haley Gives Her Take On WC

Columbia, SC (CompNewsNetwork) - Republican gubernatorial nominee Nikki Haley touted her plan on resolving South Carolina's Workers' Compensation issues: Workers’ Compensation and Tort Reform At its core, the workers’ compensation issue is one of insurance that protects...

OH: BWC Continues Progress In Lowering WC Premiums

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has presented a proposal to the BWC Board of Directors’ Actuarial Committee to further lower workers’ compensation premiums by 5.5 percent for Ohio’s 3,800 Public Employer Taxing Districts (PECs)....

CO: DoI Orders 3.4 Percent Increase In WC Loss Costs

Denver, CO (CompNewsNetwork) - In economics, what goes down must come up eventually, and most Colorado employers will be looking at a small increase in the premiums they pay for workers compensation insurance in 2011. Colorado’s Commissioner of Insurance, Marcy Morrison, announced that a significant...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/1/2011) – Real Housewives of Orange County Wannabe Pleads Guilty To Insurance Fraud Scam

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

New York Workers’ Compensation State of Mind

The year 2012 saw growing controversy over the cost and the effectiveness of the 2007 reforms to the Workers’ Compensation Law. The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board requested an 11.5% increase in premium rates which it ascribed to the increase in workers’ compensation indemnity...

Premiums Charged by Hospitals for Treating Workers’ Comp Claimants - Study Verifies Different Costs in General Healthcare and Workers’ Compensation Systems

By John Stahl, Esq. A recent report titled “Comparing Workers’ Compensation and Group Health Hospital Outpatient Payments” from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) documented the premiums that hospitals charged workers’ compensation systems for outpatient...