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August 22, 2022

Carriers toughen up on workers’ comp as post-Covid inflation concerns mount

The soft market conditions that have prevailed in the workers’ compensation sector are beginning to moderate with excess carriers increasingly looking to push harder on reinsurance terms, partly in response to what RPS Signature Programs’ Joseph Clifford said is projected inflationary pressure in the long-tail line of coverage.

April 2, 2022

Catch coronavirus on the job? In Florida, workers’ comp may not cover you

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis ordered the Division of Risk Management to fulfill workers’ compensation claims for state-employed frontline workers.

November 16, 2021

Want Wearable Tech With That Workers’ Comp Policy? Kinetic Teams With Nationwide.

The Kinetic workers’ compensation offering equips policyholders with wearable technology that is designed to reduce injuries and losses while simultaneously maximizing a policyholder’s safety program and safety culture.

November 3, 2021

Kentucky Department of Insurance approves annual workers’ comp filing

The Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) announces the approval of the 2021 rate filing used to develop rates for workers’ compensation coverage.

October 6, 2021

Insurate, Workers’ Compensation Insurtech, Secures $4.5M Investment

Omaha-based Insurate, a data science-based provider of workers’ compensation, announced a $4.5 million seed round led by HSCM Ventures, the venture capital arm of Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd.

September 29, 2021

Workers’ Comp Pays More Than Group Health to Treat Similar Injuries: NCCI Study

Workers’ compensation pays more than group health to treat comparable injuries, according to a research brief issued by the National Council on Compensation Insurance.

March 19, 2021

Viewpoint: Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Pain in Workers’ Compensation Cases?

Studies have been underway now for a decade about the potential for using psychedelic therapies in controlled environments for the treatment of pain and depression.

September 4, 2020

Florida Workers’ Comp Rates Going Down, Again

The 2020 filing from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) proposes an average statewide rate decrease of 5.7% in the voluntary market.

July 29, 2020

Frontline Workers Who Contract COVID-19 Want Automatic Workers’ Compensation Benefits. Employers Say Not So Fast.

In Oregon, Providence Health has denied a higher rate of workers’ comp claims since COVID erupted than any other employer or insurer.

May 27, 2020

As Colorado businesses reopen, coronavirus-related workers’ compensation claims are piling up

State lawmakers are expected to consider a proposal to make it easier for some workers to receive benefits for COVID-19 contracted on the job.

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