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NY: Two Years Later, NY eCHECK’s Popularity Grows

Albany, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The use of eCHECK, NYSIF’s electronic option for policyholders to make premium payments, has shown consistent growth since its debut in July 2008. After two years, the number of eCHECK transactions has increased steadily with a 28 percent increase in the past year...

OH: WC Premiums Continues To Decline

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - One day after a national study recognized the progress of comprehensive reform in reducing costs for Ohio employers, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) lowered premiums for the state’s 3,800 Public Employer Taxing Districts (PECs) another 5.5-percent...

Bonuses And Gifts And Workers’ Compensation Remuneration

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - While payroll is often referred to as the basis for premium, in most states it is actually remuneration and when giving year-end bonuses, it’s important to understand what is included and excluded for Workers’ Comp premiums. While the specific rules for inclusions...

AIG To Pay $100M For WC Violations

Harrisburg, PA (CompNewsNetwork) - American International Group Inc., AIG, and its workers compensation insurance affiliates have agreed to pay $100 million in fines to insurance regulators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia for alleged premium under-reporting, acting Pennsylvania Insurance...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/31/2012) – AIG Fined; Largest Fine in Pennsylvania Insurance Department’s History Levied

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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/7/2012) – Former Criminal Court Judge Accused Of Ripping Off Workers’ Comp Clients

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...

Cost-Shifting of Workers’ Compensation Expenses: Study Says Third Parties Pick Up Most of the Bill

By John Stahl, Esq. A study that J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D. , and James P. Marcin, MD, MPH conducted addressed cost shifting that occurred when the workers’ compensation system did not absorb the entire cost of a compensable incident. They reported their findings in an article entitled “Workers’...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/30/2012) – Roofer Nailed For Lack Of Workers’ Compensation Insurance

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...