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Workers' Compensation News


 

Telemedicine Rules to Take Effect Sept. 1 04/26/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 279 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 45 min read
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation announced that it has approved regulations that will allow medical providers to bill insurers for telemedicine services. ...Read More
 
 

Tax Cut Helps Boost Travelers' Profit by 8% in Q1 04/25/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 141 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 242 min read
The Travelers Cos. has reported net income of $669 million for the first quarter, an 8% increase from $617 million in the same quarter last year. Co...Read More
 
 

Travelers Now Offering Telemedicine Doctor Visits 04/23/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 441 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 17 min read
The Travelers Cos. is now offering telemedicine services for injured workers, the company announced last week. Qualified injured employees can ...Read More
 
 

Tribal Employer's Potential Immunity Didn't Foreclose Worker's Claims 04/19/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NM | Segment: WEST | 161 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 15 min read
The New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled that a casino worker could proceed with her claim for workers’ compensation benefits against a her tribal employer’s insurance carrier and third-party administrator regardless of whether the tribe itself was immune from liability. ...Read More
 
 

Tax Act Producing Mixed Impacts for Insurance Companies 04/18/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 426 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
Hurricanes and wildfires weren’t the only major events to hit property and casualty insurers’ bottom lines in 2017. As a result of the federa...Read More
 
 

Three Rivers Provider Network Hires Bryan Hunziker as SVP 04/18/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 192 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 3 min read
Three Rivers Provider Network has hired Bryan Hunziker as its new senior vice president of business development and partnerships. Hunziker has more...Read More
 
 

Teacher Can't Bring Whistleblower Action Against Charter School Operator 04/16/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 260 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 123 min read
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a third-grade teacher could not assert a claim against her former employer for retaliating against her for complaining about the mold in her workplace that had allegedly caused her to fall ill. ...Read More
 
 

Trump Names WC Bureau CEO Morrison to Federal Bench 04/11/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 387 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 36 min read
Sarah Morrison President Trump has ...Read More
 
 

Texan Bank President Appointed to Texas Mutual Board 04/04/2018
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 316 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 47 min read
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Kristi Koncaba, president and chief operating officer at Texan Bank, to the board of directors for Texas Mutual Insurance Co., the carrier said in a press release Tuesday.  ...Read More
 
 

Two First-Responder Bills Sent to Study Commissions 03/29/2018
State: NH | Segment: Top | 263 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 167 min read
Two first responder-related workers’ compensation bills in New Hampshire seem headed for study commissions. As proposed, one would have m...Read More
 
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