January 2016

Oklahoma Federal Health Insurance Exchange Increase= Case Shifting

Oklahoma Federal Health Insurance Exchange vs Case Shifting  The Oklahoma Federal Health Insurance Exchange has basically reported that many health policies in the state will increase by up to 34%.  Reading that headline reminded me of the case shifting that was forecasted by Dr. Richard Victor (WCRI Director) at the

Oklahoma Captive Program Grows 572% In Two Years

Oklahoma Captive Program Grows The Oklahoma Captive program added 63 captives in the last two years.   In 2013, Oklahoma had 11 captives.  The explosive growth of captives may be another way that the larger employers looked to reduce costs without going through the opt-out process. The Oklahoma Insurance Department

Workers Comp Self Insured Resolutions for 2016

Workers Comp Self Insured Resolutions The Workers Comp self insured resolutions were originally written in 2013.   Yesterday, the overall resolutions for WC were updated for 2016.    You may want to follow the link to the old article for reference.  I am often reminded by our self insured clients

Workers Comp Resolutions – Updated For 2016 and Beyond

Workers Comp Resolutions – 2016 Version My recommended workers comp resolutions for 2013 were updated in 2014.  For some reason,  I did not update any workers comp resolutions in 2015. The updated resolutions from the 2014 article were:  Having online claims access is the best and up-to-date way to track

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