June 2017

Work Comp Schedule Rating Factor Use It or Lose It @Policy Commences

Work Comp Schedule Rating Factor Highly Negotiable Before Start of Policy  Search For The Work Comp Schedule Rating Factor.   Why do we want to search for it?   Because your company may be leaving negotiable  premiums on the table, so to speak.   Ok, Workers Comp policy wonks,  this article

Virginia Medical Fee Schedule Now Reality After Decade

Virginia Medical Fee Schedule Finally Enacted The lack of a Virginia Medical Fee Schedule has long been a concern of mine and many of the Dominion State’s employers.   Fee schedules do save a large amount of Workers Comp dollars while still ensuring that injured employees receive the best medical

Is This Holy Grail For Opioid Epidemic? (Breaking News)

Use Among Mentally Ill May Be Key To Opioid Epidemic The opioid epidemic has reached massive proportions over the last few years.   Researchers and pundits searched for the key to why such a high use level among the US and World populations.    Opioids dominated much of the Workers

North Carolina Supreme Court Decision 4 Work Comp Claims All States

North Carolina Supreme Court Ruling On Medical Treatment Denial After Initial Acceptance The North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled on denying a medical condition after the claim was accepted.   The link to the decision can be found at the end of this article.  The file is in PDF format.

Insurance Policy = Contract Between Your Company and Carrier

Read Your Insurance Policy On Receipt To Save Headaches Your insurance policy equals a contract between you/your company and your insurance carrier.   This applies to Workers Comp policies even though they are usually more state-regulated than liability policies.  Three questions asked over the last two weeks that applied to

Employers Can Extend Longevity Among Older Workers, Experts Say

Guest Author – Great Article  On How Employers Can Extend Longevity Among Older Workers Older workers have some of the best qualities an employer could want in a worker: expertise, loyalty, commitment to quality, and the ability to be outstanding mentors to others. But the physical challenges that accompany the

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