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Broadspire Partners With Medcor to Provide Injury Triage Services
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Atlanta , GA (CompNewsNetwork) - Broadspire, a Crawford Company and leading third party administrator of workers compensation claims, liability claims and medical management services, and Medcor, a leading injury triage provider, are partnering to implement... Read More

Employee Free Choice Act May Prompt Employers to Review Benefits to Prevent Employee Disatisfaction
Posted on 11 Mar 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Some experts say that, give the likelihood that some form of the Employee Free Choice Act will be enacted this year, this may prompt employers to review their benefits to prevent employee disatisfaction and the employees' need to unionize. Source... Read More

Californians Injured at Work Changes Name and Goes National
Posted on 12 Sep 2008 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

ELK GROVE, CA - Californians Injured At Work, one of the oldest and largest injured worker advocacy organizations in California has announced that they are serving not only the injured workers of California, but the injured workers of America through... Read More

Survey Indicates 19 Percent of Employers Plan to Stop Offering Health Benefits Over Next Three to Five Years
Posted on 7 Mar 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A recent survey conducted by Hewitt Associates indicates that 19 percent of employers are planning to to stop offering health benefits over the next three to five years, this compared to 4 percent in last year's survey. Source: Workforce Management... Read More

Chrysler-Fiat Deal Moves Ahead, Chrysler Says Michigan Workers' Comp Claims Will Be Honored
Posted on 6 May 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK, NY - A U.S. Bankruptcy Judge has approved the first step in Chrysler's sale to a partnership with Fiat and has set aside the Michigan Attorney General's objection over how Chrysler would handle workers' compensation claims, this... Read More

Nationwide Credit Recovery Announces Merger With Two Southern California Collection Agencies
Posted on 28 Jun 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OCEANSIDE, CA - Nationwide Credit Recovery (NCR) recently announced that it has acquired the assets of both World Trotter Collection Agency (WTCA), which has provided diversified collection services to major business firms in the San Diego County area... Read More

TN: Stone Point Capital, Hellman & Friedman to Acquire Sedgwick Claims Management Services for $1.1B
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

MEMPHIS, TN - Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), a leading provider of claims and productivity management solutions to corporate and institutional clients, today announced that funds affiliated with Stone Point Capital LLC and Hellman... Read More

Medical Processor Gould & Lamb Continues Its Rapid Growth
Posted on 5 Dec 2008 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

FLORIDA - Gould & Lamb, a medical processor, was the recipient of the Industry of the Year Award sponsored by CPA Associates. It is one of the fastest growing privately held companies, processing Medicare, workers' compensation, and insurance... Read More

TX: Rockport Healthcare Group's PPO Network Tops 500,000 Workers' Comp Providers
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

HOUSTON , TX – Rockport Healthcare Group announced today that its Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network has expanded to include over 500,000 providers, making it one of the largest national networks dedicated to the workers' compensation... Read More

Coventry Health Care Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Results
Posted on 10 Feb 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BETHESDA, MD - Coventry Health Care reported its consolidated operating results for the fourth quarter 2008, including operating revenues totaling $3 billion for 4Q 2008 with net earnings of $88.2 million, or $0.60 per diluted share. Coventry's total... Read More

CEOs Rank California, New York, and Michigan the Worst States for Job Growth and Business
Posted on 29 Jun 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

According to a 2009 survey of 543 CEO's in Chief Executive Magazine, California, New York, and Michigan rank as the worst states in the country in terms of cost of business and business friendliness. The best states were Texas, North Carolina and... Read More

Coventry Health Care Names Former CEO Allen Wise as Executive Chairman
Posted on 5 Dec 2008 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK, NY - Coventry Health Care Inc. announced that its former CEO Allen Wise has been named executive chairman of the board. Coventry's share prices have fallen 67 percent since mid-September. Source: Reuters To read the full article, click... Read More

California Industry Leaders Expect Insurance Commissioner to Approve a Double-Digit Rate Increase
Posted on 13 Apr 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CALIFORNIA - California industry groups are watching to see what Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner will do with the WCIRB's recommended 24.4 percent rate increase. John Tastor, the executive vice president for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.,... Read More

Coventry Health Care Reports 3Q Earnings and Increases Full Year 2009 Guidance
Posted on 30 Oct 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BETHESDA, MD - Coventry Health Care reported consolidated operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. Operating revenues totaled $3.4 billion for the quarter with GAAP net earnings of $70.6 million, or $0.48 earnings per diluted share... Read More

Crawford & Company Reports Losses in First Quarter 2009
Posted on 6 May 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

ATLANTA, GA - Crawford & Company, one of the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. First... Read More