The Louisiana Workforce Commission issued a bulletin yesterday addressing errors in the ICD-10 emergency rule published in the September Louisiana Register.
WCRI released a new study: Will the Affordable Care Act Shift Claims to Workers’ Compensation Payors?
CorVel Corporation is again expanding its telemedicine options.
The Louisiana Governor’s Safety and Health Conference and Expo, held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge, offered a variety of opportunities to see the world of health, safety, enforcement and workers’ comp through a multitude of lenses. The conference, which ends today, featured a packed exhibit hall and an array of breakout sessions, allowing participants to customize their experience and continuing education needs. Read on for more details about the sessions, plus photos of the event!
Metairie-based Eustis Insurance & Benefits Inc. is opening a new branch office in Dallas on October 1st.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s investigation of a carpenter’s fatal fall has resulted in manslaughter charges against his employer and foreman.
Catholic Mutual and CMIC have joined to become the preferred underwriter for auto and workers’ comp for all Catholic dioceses and organizations in the U.S. currently served by Catholic Mutual.
The Louisiana Property & Casualty Insurance Commission noted that the workers’ compensation market in the state “remains competitive” in its annual report to the Legislature for 2014-2015.
A new survey from benefits, compensation and human resources consulting firm The Segal Group Inc. predicts that prescription drug cost trends, driven largely by price inflation and expensive specialty drugs, are expected to reach their highest point since 2004 next year.
Demotech’s review of second quarter 2015 data as reported to the NAIC reveals a 5.3 percent increase in direct written premiums in the workers’ compensation line during the first six months of 2015 versus the same period in 2014.