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Work Comp Insurance Options for Small Business 10/13/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 415 | 0
When it comes time to buy or renew your workers' compensation insurance, there are several options. Work comp will be available through a state insurance pool or fund, a commercial insurance carrier or self-insurance. The differences are: State insurance pool - Most states have at a minimum...Read More
 
 
Creating Opportunities in Work Comp 10/13/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 342 | 0
In the past we have explored some of the more technical aspects of claims handling. However, a big part of the claims examiner's job is career management. There is a lot of room for growth and expansion in the workers' compensation industry. The workers' compensation employment scene, like other ind...Read More
 
 
Financial Alternatives When You a Work Injury 10/13/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 436 | 0
Workers' compensation is not a financial panacea when you are injured and cannot earn a living. At best work comp financial solutions represent a stop gap measure, and the frank reality of the situation is that if you have not saved up some money in the emergency fund you will find the periodic paym...Read More
 
 
Medicare Set-Aside Trusts - Part 2 10/13/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 901 | 0
Our first article in this series introduced the Medicare Set Aside Trust and compared the application of Medicare in tort claims versus workers' compensation. This next article in the series will discuss applicable definitions and the difference between a commutation and a compromise and release as ...Read More
 
 
Medicare Set-Aside Trusts - Part 2 10/13/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 1210 | 0
Our first article in this series introduced the Medicare Set Aside Trust and compared the application of Medicare in tort claims versus workers' compensation. This next article in the series will discuss applicable definitions and the difference between a commutation and a compromise and release as ...Read More
 
 
Financial Alternatives When You a Work Injury 10/13/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 391 | 0
Workers' compensation is not a financial panacea when you are injured and cannot earn a living. At best work comp financial solutions represent a stop gap measure, and the frank reality of the situation is that if you have not saved up some money in the emergency fund you will find the periodic paym...Read More
 
 
Creating Opportunities in Work Comp 10/13/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 297 | 0
In the past we have explored some of the more technical aspects of claims handling. However, a big part of the claims examiner's job is career management. There is a lot of room for growth and expansion in the workers' compensation industry. The workers' compensation employment scene, like other ind...Read More
 
 
Work Comp and the ER Doctor Part 3 10/13/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 655 | 0
In our first article we took a look at the great diversity of workers' compensation cases that the Emergency Room Doctor (ED) sees. Our second article reviewed how work comp systems differ from other systems, and why the ED doctor's first report has such a huge impact on an injured workers' comp cla...Read More
 
 
Medicare Set-Aside Trust Part 1 09/30/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 1707 | 0
I. Introduction Over the last decade, much progress has been made in devising of preserving public benefits for disabled individuals. However, scant attention has been given to the special problems of preserving public benefits in the context of worker's compensation settlements. Sett...Read More
 
 
Bad Budget Means Seeking Alternative VR Service 09/29/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 397 | 0
California finally has a budget for Fiscal Year 2003!! Good news for the state (we hope!) but not good news for those of us who need to conduct business before the Board or the Rehab Unit. My particular concern is the Rehab Unit, which is losing two Supervisors and seven Consultant positio...Read More
 
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