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Payments required by law to be made to an employee who is injured or disabled in connection with work.
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California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers Compensation Fact Sheet.
You don't typically expect to see newspaper headlines about workers compensation, an insurance product designed to help employers fulfill their legal obligations to provide medical care and income for employees injured at work.
In workers compensation law, supervisors are included in the definition of "employer.
The Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau estimates the new law will cost California employers $3.
June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Enticed by the opportunity to sweeten their incomes, doctors in HMOs are misclassifying claims as being covered under workers compensation insurance, reports a research paper on behavioral responses to economic incentives.
The Safety Group also provides value-added services for its members including payroll classification services, insurance audit reviews and experience modification reviews to maintain the proper levels of workers compensation coverage at the proper premium rates.
Our analysis of the latest data reveals that workers compensation requires more attention from the camp director/risk manager.
O'Neill noted the significance of physical medicine costs in workers' compensation, as according to the Workers Compensation Research Institute, approximately 20 percent of total medical costs in workers' compensation can be attributed to physical medicine services, including physical and occupational therapy.
April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislative reform efforts in a number of states over the last several years are saving businesses millions of dollars in workers compensation insurance costs, reported a panel of insurance, legislative and business representatives at the annual Issues Symposium of the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc.
The Fiserv Health group also includes CareGain, a consumer driven health plan software platform; Innoviant, a pharmacy benefits administrator; Avidyn Health, a care management company; ppoONE, a claim repricing and data management organization; JW Hutton, a subrogation and overpayment recovery organization; Third Party Solutions, a workers' compensation prescription company; DirectCompRx, a workers compensation pharmacy care management company; and Fiserv Health Plan Management, which offers administration, management and consultation services for health plans.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- The chief executive of a major insurance organization urged his industry to campaign to preserve the safety incentives of workers compensation insurance in any new health care delivery system, according to Kemper National Insurance Companies.

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