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FLASH: Compline To Add Electronic App Submission Feature Compline is set to release eApp electronic Submission between producers and markets.  Get the story here.  Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Workers’ Comp Docs Indicted for Manslaughter Three indictments in workers’ comp manslaughter case, Many doctors indicted in related workers’ comp bribery, kickback scheme. Here’s what we know so far … Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Here’s the Surprising CA Market Share Data California's market share totals for the workers' comp sector are in and major players are on the rise. Will SCIF get knocked out of 1st place this year? Who grew the most last year and at who's expense? Click here for the full story.  Read more here ... More...

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The Jury’s Still Out On SB 863 Constituents in the workers' comp community say the recent workers' comp reforms are still a work in progress. Employers could be hit with a plethora of new costs and the savings are still being learned. Which measures and showing promise and where are the early trouble spots? Click here to read the varying opinions on the reforms. Read more here ... More...
DIR’s Christine Baker Promises Fines If IMR Delays Persist The Department of Industrial Relations is promising to get tough is its sole-source contractor cannot get the new independent medical review process running as it should. What's behind the delays and when might penalties be issued? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Alternative Security Program Adds Newly Self-Insured Members California's alternative security program (ASP) for self-insured employers is welcoming eight new members for the coming plan year. What can we learn from the organizations joining the $7.5 billion program? Get the full story by clicking here. Read more here ... More...
WCAB Commiss Brass Reappointed, Two Seats Still Vacant Gov. Jerry Brown prevented another seat on the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board from becoming vacant, but still hasn't filled two others. What's the governor's strategy behind the recent appointments to this influential board? Get the story here. Read more here ... More...
SCIF Approves $2.5M Package For President, General Counsel The State Compensation Insurance Fund board of directors approved the pay package for its new president and a pay hike for its general counsel. It also approved nearly $400,000 in incentives to get both on board, but attached some strings to the payout Read more here ... More...
Premium Increases for Excess Workers’ Comp How much more did self-insured employers pay for excess workers' comp insurance in 2013 compared to 2012? Who is writing more business and which carriers are continuing to pull back? Click here to read the full story. Read more here ... More...
Faults & Ideas In Copy Service Fee Proposals There is some good and some bad in the Division of Workers' Compensation's proposed fee schedule for copy services. How much are you likely to be paying once the rules are finalized and will it be more or less than you're paying now? The answer to these questions and more are available by clicking here. Read more here ... More...
Strength Of Evidence Questions Remain In Proposed MTUS Regulations Proposed changes to the rules governing the medical evidence needed to support treatment requests are getting support from the workers' comp community, but additional tweaks may be necessary. Where are the weak points in the new strength of evidence guidelines? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...