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Work Comp Apps On iTunes – Two Will Not Do

The Work Comp Apps on iTunes were actually astounding.  I had thought the Android – Google Store was bereft of apps until I visited the iTunes store.

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After browsing the store for 30 minutes, I came to the conclusion there were only two iTunes apps.  These two were also found in the Google Store.

I decided earlier this week to browse for Work Comp apps on iTunes after receiving two emails from readers in response to my articles on the yearly search for Android apps.

The two emails had the same theme – Android sucks, buy an iPhone.   As the only saying goes, one is an outlier, two could be a trend.   After taking the advice of the emails, I found only these two Workers Comp apps for iPhones.

One was the NCCI coverage app mentioned last week in the Android apps.   The other one was a premium calculator of sorts.   The NCCI coverage app was free of charge.  The premium calculator costs $29.99.

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I am hoping that I have made a mistake and not located all the IPhone or Apple Store Apps on WC.  If there are more WC apps, please email me so that I can point them out to the blog and newsletter readers.

As I mentioned in earlier posts, even if a company has an app they provide their client, why not place them on the Google or Apple Store listings to receive free advertising?

Producing an app is an easy way for a company to promote itself as being ahead of the tech-curve in WC.  I linked to and mentioned NCCI often as they have apps in both stores – free of charge.

Hopefully, when I review the Work Comp apps on ITunes next year, I will have more subject matter.

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James founded a Workers’ Compensation consulting firm, J&L Risk Mgmt Consultants, Inc. in 1996. J&L’s mission is to reduce our clients’ Workers Compensation premiums by using time-tested techniques. J&L’s claims, premium, reserve and Experience Mod reviews have saved employers over $9.8 million in earned premiums over the last three years. J&L has saved numerous companies from bankruptcy proceedings as a result of insurance overpayments.

James has over 27 years of experience in insurance claims, audit, and underwriting, specializing in Workers’ Compensation. He has supervised, and managed the administration of Workers’ Compensation claims, and underwriting in over 45 states. His professional experience includes being the Director of Risk Management for the North Carolina School Boards Association. He created a very successful Workers’ Compensation Injury Rehabilitation Unit for school personnel.

James’s educational background, which centered on computer technology, culminated in earning a Masters of Business Administration (MBA); an Associate in Claims designation (AIC); and an Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM). He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a licensed financial advisor. The NC Department of Insurance has certified him as an insurance instructor. He also possesses a Bachelors’ Degree in Actuarial Science.

LexisNexis has twice recognized his blog as one of the Top 25 Blogs on Workers’ Compensation. J&L has been listed in AM Best’s Preferred Providers Directory for Insurance Experts – Workers Compensation for over eight years. He recently won the prestigious Baucom Shine Lifetime Achievement Award for his volunteer contributions to the area of risk management and safety. James was recently named as an instructor for the prestigious Insurance Academy.

James is on the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the North Carolina Mid-State Safety Council. He has published two manuals on Workers’ Compensation and three different claims processing manuals. He has also written and has been quoted in numerous articles on reducing Workers’ Compensation costs for public and private employers. James publishes a weekly newsletter with 7,000 readers.

He currently possess press credentials and am invited to various national Workers Compensation conferences as a reporter.

James’s articles or interviews on Workers’ Compensation have appeared in the following publications or websites:

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  • Bloomberg Business News
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  • Risk & Insurance Magazine
  • Insurance Journal
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