News Digest 5/27/2008

Garden State Reforms Would Add Criminal Penalties for Noncompliance New Jersey workers’ compensation judges would get new enforcement powers, employers who fail to purchase coverage would face criminal sanctions, and … Read More »

Claims Locations 2005 Audit Results

The DWC audit is done in three phases, the first of which is the Profile Audit Review. If a claims-adjusting unit meets or exceeds the standard set for the PAR, all penalties are waived. But they are ordered to pay all unpaid compensation that auditors find. The PAR standard to meet or exceed for 2005 … Read More »

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Dwc Slaps Claims Adjusters For Poor Claims Handling

SAN FRANCISCO – The Los Angeles Mass Transit Authority and an AIG Claims Service office in Ran Ramon both failed three stages of audits conducted by California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation last year, earning them combined penalties of nearly $1 million. The two claims operations were some of the 45 insurers, self-insured self-administered employers and … Read More »

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