Temp Workers and Workers’ Comp

New studies indicate that temp workers are likely to have a more significant loss of income following an industrial injury than their direct-hire counterparts in the same lines of work. … Read More »

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Industry Supportive Of WCIS Reporting Changes

The Division of Workers’ Compensation’s move to update the reporting regulations for the state’s Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS) is getting solid praise from the industry for reducing administrative burdens. … Read More »

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WCIS Penalty, UR Reform Bill Advances

A wide-ranging measure to dramatically increase penalties to improve compliance with existing data reporting requirements for California workers’ comp insurers is advancing in the Senate. The bill, SB 1160 by … Read More »

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Adverse Development and Frequency

A spike in medical expenditures on older workers’ comp claims and a continued uptick in the rate of new workers’ compensation claims is driving up costs for California’s insured employers. … Read More »

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