The Pennsylvania state Insurance Department has adopted a regulation prohibiting insurers, including workers' compensation, from disclosing nonpublic personal health information about a consumer without the consumer's authorization.
National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII) Cou...Read More
P2P Link, a workers' compensation electronic billing and reporting service, has teamed with Medata, Inc. of Tustin, Calif., an automated medical bill review service, to provide services to transfer, review and pay workers' compensation medical bills.
"The arrangement allows workers' compen...Read More
Peter Strauss recently joined Montana State Fund (MSF) to serve as the Vice President of Insurance Operations Support. Mr. Strauss' most recently serve as the State Relations Executive for the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI) based out of Denver CO. In his new role, Mr. Stra...Read More
PMA Capital (NASDAQ:PMACA) announced yesterday that its Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly dividend on its Class A Common Stock of $0.105 per share to shareholders of record on December 12, 2002. The dividend will be paid on January 2, 2003. PMA Capital has paid dividends to its share...Read More
The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) will launch trading in options on Wednesday, November 6, 2002 on the New York Stock Exchange listed stock of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (Symbol: PTP).
Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. options will open with strike prices of 22-1/2 - 25...Read More
The Associated Press reports that Oklahoma State Senate President Pro Tempore, Stratton Taylor, asked a judge to seal documents in a workers' compensation case brought by a receptionist/bookkeeper against his law firm. Teresa Martin filed a claim in February claiming repetitive motion injuri...Read More
The PMA Insurance Group, a property casualty insurer specializing in workers' compensation, has entered into a new alliance with PMSI(R), a subsidiary of AmeriSource Bergen, to bring to its clients the only on-line pharmacy benefits management program solely dedicated to workers' compensation. ...Read More
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it affirmed its triple-'Bpi' counterparty credit and financial strength ratings on Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Co.
Key rating factors include an increase in capitalization and very strong operating performance, offset by volatility in res...Read More
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has filed suit against Big 5 accounting firm Deloitte & Touche for inflating Reliance Insurance Co.'s financial statements by $1 billion and contributing to its financial collapse last year.
Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner M. Diane Koken is lead pla...Read More
An Akron, Ohio, firefighter / paramedic has been successful in obtaining workers' compensation benefits for AIDS that he says was contracted on the job, as well as returning to work, reports the Beacon Chronicle.
Stephen Derrig, 35, an Akron firefighter since 1992, said the physicians treat...Read More