Monthly Archives: November 2019

In local news:

According to Insurance Journal and local outlets, OSHA is investigating the arrest of a man who spoke to the media after the Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans.

In national news:

The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) announced that it is delaying the applicability date of the regulations governing payments for professional medical services and hospital outpatient services from November 30th, 2019, to April 26th, 2020, due to unforeseen delays in developing the computer system.

In neighboring news:

The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation issued an announcement regarding adopted rules to implement Senate Bill 935, 86th Legislature.

In local news:

Troy Prevot was hired as the Director of Compliance and Quality Management by Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company.

In industry news:

The latest episode of AM BestTV addresses mandatory social media reviews for claims at some larger organizations, and what that means for the future of fraud and investigation.

In neighboring news:

Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier approved a 7.5 percent rate decrease for the Florida workers’ compensation system.