The Big I held its annual Young Agents conference at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans last week. In the midst of the event, Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Big I officers to ask about what they think the future will look like for today’s young agents. Lee Schilling, IIABL National Director and head of Schilling & Reid Insurance advised young agents to network as much as possible.
EMPLOYERS, a workers’ compensation carrier with coast-to-coast operations, recently entered the Louisiana market. Since then, the company was made its mark in Louisiana’s healthy workers’ compensation market. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to EMPLOYERS Sale and Marketing Chief Ray Wise and Territory Manager Alicia Stanley to assess the company’s progress.
The Big I held its annual Young Agents conference at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans last week. In the midst of the event, Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Big I officers to ask about what they think the future will look like for today’s young agents.
The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) recently issued a FlashReport on initial treatment delays for workers’ comp patients across 18 study states. Louisiana consistently had some of longest wait times among the study states. Read on for local response to the data.
The July meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) was held yesterday in Baton Rouge. Despite the lack of a quorum, the Council further addressed the Broadspire/Insight Labs pharmacogenetic testing controversy and shared the results of the GAME ON misclassification task force.
A new EHS Today webinar that is available for free on-demand now, explores how “behavior based safety” training has failed to keep up with the modernization of the workplace and workers, but a method called “microlearning” could help provide a solution.
Welcome to this month’s edition of Comp Medical News. Doctor burnout, naloxone access, and cannabis are your headlines for July 2018.
As the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators prepares to host industry leaders and regulators at its 70th Annual Convention at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia, July 23rd-27th, 2018, Louisiana Comp Blog spoke to SAWCA Executive Director Gary Davis about SAWCA’s Louisiana roots. Read on to learn how the “Southern state of mind” is expanding its reach.
Digital company Pie Insurance has begun selling its lower-priced small business workers’ compensation insurance policies online in Louisiana, as well as Colorado and Texas. The insurtech now sells in seven states. Pie markets Read full story
Louisiana Comp Blog’s upcoming tech conference, Spotlight on Solutions, will bring together various stakeholders in the workers’ comp industry on June 15th in New Orleans to discuss how technology is changing comp and where we’re headed in the age of endless information. Leading up to the conference, this Q&A series will allow attendees to learn more about our presenters and what they have to offer. Sharon Cartaya, of CorVel, talks about our virtual world and its role in telehealth.