News Digest 2/28/2008

Utilization Review Audits Happening Now DWC is now beginning to audit UR organizations and claims administrators who need to gear up or face the “fine” music. Good or bad? Find … Read More »

News Digest 2/28/2008(2)

Utilization Review Audits Happening Now DWC is now beginning to audit UR organizations and claims administrators who need to gear up or face the “fine” music. Good or bad? Find … Read More »

News Digest 3/29/2007

State Fund Group Administrators Paid $500 Million State Compensation Insurance Fund has paid out more than $500 milllion in fees to its administrators, payments the company wont’ disclose. That is … Read More »

Rapid-Fire Claims Regulations Force Catch-Up

The California workers’ compensation community, including insurers, self-insureds and third-party administrators, are barely keeping up with the steady barrage of new regulations promulgated since the reforms of 2003 and 2004 took effect. The cost of compliance in part explains increasing loss adjustment expenses. The Division of Workers’ Compensation is required by statute to implement regulations. … Read More »

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News Digest 8/18/2006

Injured Workers Claim Harassment from Fraud Investigators In recent years, workers’ compensation insurance administrators have mounted aggressive campaigns to cut costs by uncovering fraudulent claims. The downside to this action … Read More »