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Alternative Service Concepts Names Teresa Long as Director of Regional Operations for Southeast Region

Nashville, TN (CompNewsNetwork) - Alternative Service Concepts (ASC), a full-service, workers’ compensation and property & casualty third party claims administrator (TPA), today announced the hiring of Ms. Teresa Long as Director of Regional Operations for ASC’s Southeast market including...

Federal: Sixth Circuit RICO Suit Related to Workplace Injury Claims Dismissed

Reversing a decision entered last year by a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a divided en banc panel (11 to 5) of the Court has dismissed a suit alleging that a third-party claims administrator’s collusion with Coca-Cola Enterprises to deny injured employee’s workers’...

Choosing an Effective Third Party Administrator - Do Your Homework!

A seasoned adjuster could be just as good as, or better, than “predictive analytics” In an effort to streamline costs and promote efficiencies, more and more companies are turning to Third Party Administrators (TPAs) to handle insurance matters or manage certain aspects of employee benefit...

7 Things Employers Should Do to Avoid a ProPublica Report

I am reading the ProPublica Report with great interest because there are so many things I agree with. After reading all the press brouhaha over this report however, I still regard the high cost of workers compensation (for those companies which do have high costs) mostly as a management problem. The...