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Workers' Compensation News


 
How has the ADA Changed Life for Disabled? 04/13/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 43 | 0
HR Magazine, the official publication of the Society for Human Resource Management has published a thought provoking piece this month on the effects (or lack of) the ADA has had since its inception, based on a November 2000 report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C..Th...Read More
 
 
Hawaii Admits 4 New Carriers 04/05/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 40 | 0
The Insurance Division of the State of Hawaii has authorized four new insurers to write workers' compensation insurance.Wayne Metcalf, the Hawaii Insurance Commissioner, announced in March that authorization for General Casualty Company of Wisconsin and Regent Insurance Company will be effec...Read More
 
 
HIH and Great States Subject of DOI Action 03/30/2001
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 51 | 0
The WorkComp Executive reports that the Department of Insurance has take action to conserve HIH America Compensation and Liability Company and Great States Insurance Company. The DOI staff obtained a court order from San Francisco County Superior Cour...Read More
 
 
Huffman Case Challenges Exclusive Remedy 11/17/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 57 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The very recent Huffman case (filed 11/13/00) raising challenges to the exclusive remedy rule can be downloaded from the FILES section of our e-groups. Users can also post their own articles as well! Share your knowledge with the...Read More
 
 
Hartford Adds E-Payments to 3 States 11/16/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 48 | 0
The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. announced that it is expanding its Internet-based electronic bill processing and payment system to customers in Missouri, Texas and Wisconsin using Concentra Health Services. The Hartford was the first workers' compensation payor to offer comple...Read More
 
 
Hartford Gets URAC Accreditation 11/02/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 51 | 0
In a press release today The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: HIG) announced that it's Aurora, Ill., center has received the Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Standards Accreditation from American Accreditation HealthCare Commission/URAC, a non-profit standards organization....Read More
 
 
HIH America Leaves US Business 10/31/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 53 | 0
HIH America Compensation & Liability Insurance Co. announced the cessation of business in the United States today, reports the WorkComp Executive. A part of a larger consolidation taking place at its Australian parent, HIH Insurance Ltd., the renewal rig...Read More
 
 
HealthPlan Sells Comp Unit 09/17/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 98 | 0
According to A.M. Best, HealthPlan Services Corp. sold its Ohio workers' compensation managed-care organization to Cincinnati-based Sheakley UniComp Inc. for about $3.7 million in cash. HealthPlan anticipates a pretax gain of $3.5 million in the third quarter due to the sale. ...Read More
 
 

Hartford Completes Reliance Transaction 09/15/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 84 | 0
From IMMS:Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (The Hartford) has completed its acquisition of Reliance Group Holdings Inc.'s financial products business and Excess and Surplus Lines book for an undisclosed sum anticipating the purchase to generate $250 million per year in gross revenues....Read More
 
 
Health Care Workers Most at Risk 05/20/2000
State: Natl. | Segment: Top | 152 | 0
According to a new Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) report from British Columbia, the health care industry has been identified as the highest risk sector for occupational illnesses and injuries. The report deals only with data from 1994 to 1998. However the authors believe that the tren...Read More
 
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