• Nominations open for Women to Watch 2018

    Business Insurance is accepting nominations for the 2018 Women to Watch Awards, with a deadline of Aug. 10.

  • State variation in treatment costs for injured workers marked: Study

    Prices paid for a similar set of medical services varied significantly across states, ranging from 26% below the 35-state median in Florida to 158% above the 35-state median in Wisconsin in 2017, according to a study released Thursday by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.

  • Ohio BWC hires new pharmacy benefits manager

    The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation is set to begin its contract with another pharmacy benefits manager on Nov. 1, a move a spokeswoman told Business Insurance is not directly tied to a report that found its current PBM had been overcharging for generic prescriptions.

  • Texas governor appoints first female comp commissioner

    Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday appointed Cassie Brown as commissioner of Workers' Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance, the first female to hold this role.