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Broadspire Launches First Alternative Dispute Resolution Process Offered By A National TPA

Atlanta, GA (CompNewsNetwork) - Broadspire, a Crawford Company and leading third party administrator (TPA) and medical management services provider, has launched a new Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process for unions, the first such program offered by a national TPA to the $10.6 billion unionized...

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’...

Details of the Third Party Administrator Service Agreement

Self-insured employers who utilize a third party administrator (TPA) to administer their workers’ compensation claims frequently feel they do not get everything they bargain for from their TPA in the handling of the employer’s claims. The issue is usually a difference of opinion between the...

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...