Reform measures and fee schedule changes are resulting in an overall trend of lower medical costs per claim in several states, according to several Workers Compensation Research Institute reports released Thursday.
Business Insurance on Wednesday opened nominations for the 2019 U.S. Insurance Awards.
News about Zurich North America’s new casualty leader topped this week’s most popular stories, along with a win by Zurich in a coverage dispute and an acquisition by Cincinnati Financial.
Cumulative trauma claim rates in California have grown by 50% since 2008 and 40% of such claims are filed after an employee is terminated, according to a report released Wednesday by the Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new memorandum clarifying its enforcement stance on the anti-retaliation provisions of its electronic record-keeping rule muddied the waters for many experts.
Efforts to identify and prosecute provider fraud in the California workers compensation system is likely having an impact in both reducing such payments and lowering their associated costs, according to a new report.