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Insurance Department Releases Report on Executive Compensation at State's Largest Blues' Plans

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Insurance Department today released an examination report providing comprehensive information on the compensation Highmark Inc. and Independence Blue Cross pay their executive management teams. The report was originall...

MedInsights Partners With myMatrixx(TM) for Workers' Compensation Pharmacy Benefit Management

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MedIn s ights, Inc. , a leading workers' compensation managed care services provider, and myMa t rixx(TM) , a leading provider of pharmacy management solutions for workers' compensation claims, announced a new partnership that is expected to...

SXC Health Solutions announces contract with largest worker's compensation organization in the U.S.

- Company to provide industry-leading PBM technology solutions and services for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation - LISLE, IL, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SXCI , TSX: SXC), a leading provider of techn...

Heritage Summit HealthCare Inc. Contracts with Mayo Clinic for Workers' Compensation Care

LAKELAND, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Summit HealthCare Inc. announced today that it has added Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, to its provider network. The agreement with Heritage is Mayo Clinic's first with a workers' compensation-only provider network. Heritage is a subsidiary...

Aviation Law Expert Offers Guidance on How Families of Air France Flight 447 May Seek Compensation from Airline

San Mateo attorney Mike Danko provides explanation of Montreal Convention and how it governs airline liability in international flights. San Mateo, CA (Lexis Nexis) June 12, 2009 -- The families of passengers on Air France Flight 447, which apparently broke apart over t...

Thomson Reuters Offers Average Wholesale Pricing Information for Workers' Compensation Drug Claims

RED BOOK(TM) Delivers AWP to Support CMS Pricing for Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement Proposals ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that, effective June 1, it will independently price prescripti...

Endo Announces Compensation for New CFO Alan Levin

CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today that the company is granting Alan Levin a sign-on award of 43,500 restricted stock units and an option to purchase 80,000 shares of Endo common stock in connection with his appointment as Endo...

Executive Compensation Controversy Rages, SCCE to Determine What Role Compliance and Ethics Play

How Executives and Employees are evaluated and paid is the topic of a survey currently being conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association MINNEAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies say that they want their employees to do...

Prominent New York Personal Injury Lawyer Says Insurance Companies Thwart Efforts Of Employees Seeking Workers Compensation Benefits In New York State

New York personal injury and workers compensation attorney, David Perecman, is speaking out against the insurance companies and their legal battles against the injured New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2009 -- One of New York's best personal injury attorneys , David Perecma...

National Managed Care Provider First to Workers' Compensation Market with Innovative Technology that Reduces Costs to Employers

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MedInsights, Inc. , a leading provider of managed care services, has launched MedInsights Care Ticket using VIIAD's award-winning Health Ticket technology and is the first national managed care services company to adopt VIIAD's Health Ticket. T...

Mobile Massage Team to Exhibit at Penjerdel Employee Benefits and Compensation Association (PEBA) 27th Annual Forum

PHILADELPHIA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Massage Team ( www.mobilemassageteam.com ), a leading provider of on-site seated massage services for corporate wellness programs, promotional events, and special affairs, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the Penjerdel Emplo...

If You Treated an Illinois Workers' Compensation Patient or a Patient Covered by an Illinois Automobile Insurance Policy and Your Bill was Reduced by a Discount Pursuant to a First Health or CCN PPO Network, Please Read This Notice Carefully As It Affects

FARIBAULT, Minn., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a Summary Notice to inform you of a Class Action Settlement that may affect your rights. You can obtain a copy of the full Notice, which explains your rights in more detail at www. pposettlements .com . The proposed Set...

CLAIM.MD Adds Jopari Workers' Compensation Connectivity

Prominent Internet Based Electronic Claims Clearinghouse to Deliver eBill and Attachment Support for Subscribers' in Texas and States Activating Mandates PECOS, N.M. and CONCORD, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CLAIM.M...

In the Midst of a National Nurse Shortage Crisis ... Nurses Celebrate Landmark Legal Settlement That Will Help Ensure Fair Compensation & Bring More RNs to the Bedside

The $1.25 Million deal is the first settlement in 5 lawsuits nationally aimed at stopping hospitals from conspiring to depress nurse wages ALBANY, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses today applauded the announcement of a settlement in a class action lawsuit which was reached bet...

Rising Medical Solutions Receives URAC Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising Medical Solutions, Inc. (Rising), a leading medical cost containment and care management organization, announced today that it has been awarded the Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accre...

U.S. Department of Labor pays $4.5 billion in benefits under Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that it has paid more than $4.5 billion to 48,072 individuals under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). The EEOICPA provides compensation and medical bene...

AMDL, Inc. Completes Revision of Performance & Equity Incentive Compensation Plan

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a vertically integrated pharmaceutical company with operations in China and the U.S., announced today it has revised its 2009 Performance and Equity Incentive Compensation Plan for senior management and employees...

Now, More Than Ever, Automating Compensation Planning Is A Good Financial Decision

Today, Compensation Professionals are asked to do more with less than ever before. But at the same time, budgets for automation tools are beyond tight. What to do? Learn how to put together a rock solid business case citing real world results which prove that an investment in compensation manag...

Chindex International, Inc. Adopts Voluntary Executive Compensation Restrictions

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX ), a leading independent American provider of western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, today announced that its senior executives have voluntarily offered not to accept any in...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Saves Nearly a Half-Million Dollars with a Microsoft Partner Compensation Management Solution

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT), Vermont's largest private health carrier, has saved nearly a half-million dollars with a Microsoft partner compensation management system. Implemented to overhaul ...

2008 Compensation and Entrepreneurship Report Highlights Executive Compensation Trends at Emerging Life Sciences Firms

Expert Trend Analysis and Survey Findings Disclosed at Nov. 7 Webcast BOSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the past quarter experiencing unprecedented market ups and downs, life sciences companies are re-evaluating performance metrics, targets, and overall spending. As a result, emerging compe...

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Leverages TalentManager(R) from Salary.Com(TM) to Integrate Compensation and Performance Management Processes

On-Demand Talent Management Application Simplifies the Connections Between Pay and Performance and Streamlines Talent Management Workflows WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Salary.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLRY ), a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management s...

URAC Introduces New Pharmacy Benefit Management Accreditation for Workers' Compensation and Property and Casualty Programs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC's Board of Directors has approved quality standards for a new accreditation program for Workers' Compensation and Property and Casualty Pharmacy Benefit Management. The program is the latest addition to URAC's Pharmacy Quality Management(R) su...

'Who's Who' Weight Specialist Martin Schiff, M.D., 86, Devoting Rest of Life to Spreading Truth About Diets, Won't Accept Compensation From Anyone, Sending Complete Guide Free to All

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Schiff, M.D. has been a bariatric weight-control specialist in Los Angeles for more than half a century, as shown in "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in the World," and "Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care." "Diets and pills and junk...

Premier Inc Automates their Compensation Management Processes, Chooses HCR Software's CompensationXL Product

HCR Software, a best-of-breed supplier of compensation management solutions , today announced that Premier Inc. has selected HCR’s CompensationXL Software to automate and upgrade their compensation process. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2008 -- HCR Software, ...

HighPoint Solutions Develops Novel Incentive Compensation Plan for New Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Product

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- HighPoint Solutions LLC, a premier provider of business-driven IT solutions, announced today it has been selected to develop an Incentive Compensation Plan for a new Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) product currently under FDA approval review. Wi...

New Workers' Compensation Resource Guide Available For Pennsylvania Employers

PITTSBURGH, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most significant expenses incurred by Pennsylvania employers is the cost of workers' compensation insurance driven by claims made against their business. In an effort to help Pennsylvania employers contain their workers' compensation exposure and...

Metal Trades Dept. Calls for Oversight Hearings Into Operations of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP)

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department (MTD) is calling for congressional oversight hearings to investigate the failure of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) to provide adequate benefits to nuclear weapons worker...

Compensation Risk Managers, LLC Receives Notice of Administrative Action by New York Workers' Compensation Board

HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CRM Holdings, Ltd. ("the Company") (Nasdaq: CRMH ) today announced that Compensation Risk Managers, LLC ("CRM"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, has received notice from the New York Workers' Compensation Board (the "WCB") that, ...

Rising Medical Solutions and WorkCompEDI Establish Relationship to Provide Workers' Compensation eBilling Solutions

CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising Medical Solutions, Inc. (Rising), a national medical cost containment organization, and WorkCompEDI, an electronic transaction clearinghouse company, recently established a relationship to process electronic billing transactions between healthcare ...

Reducing Cost of Health Care by Addressing Workers' Compensation Costs

PITTSBURGH, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care facilities, like all Pennsylvania businesses, strive to contain their increasing costs of doing business by reducing workers' compensation expenses driven by claims made against them. Realizing that health care facilities face unique challenges ...

Sedgwick CMS and UnitedHealth Group to Develop Integrated Disability, Medical, Workers' Compensation and Leave Administration Services for Employers

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH ) today signed a letter of agreement to develop and operate a program for the integrated servicing of employer-sponsored disability, group medical and workers' com...

2007 Life Sciences Compensation Findings Disclosed www.compstudy.com

BOSTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- J. Robert Scott, a leading retainer-based executive search firm; Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services; and the internationally recognized law firm of WilmerHale; in collaboration with professors from Harvard Business School, have released data...

Modernizing and Improving the Disability and Compensation Systems

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 9, the Department of Veterans Affairs intends to solicit outside bids to be able to award one contract to conduct two important technical studies that will assist decisions to be made regarding the updating of our military disability sy...

California Restaurant Association Chooses EMPLOYERS(R) as its New Provider of Choice for Members' Workers' Compensation Insurance Needs

RENO, Nev., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMPLOYERS(R) (NYSE: EIG ), a leading provider of workers' compensation insurance, today announced a new partnership with the California Restaurant Association (CRA) through which CRA members can purchase workers' compensation insurance with a speci...

The Integrated Benefits Institute Offers Largest Benchmarking Database in U.S. Spanning Disability and Workers' Compensation Programs

Reliable, source-protected data enables employers to make key business decisions on benefits programs SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers now have the ability to access the most comprehensive single-source benchmarks cutting across occupational and non-occupational disability/l...

Health Plan Execs Receive Smaller Bonuses as Companies Push Performance-Based Pay, HPW Reports; Hanway Tops Others in Total Compensation

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) -- CEOs from several publicly traded health plans saw substantially smaller cash incentives in 2007 as compensation committees placed greater emphasis on performance-based awards, according to AIS's Health ...

Nurses and Hospital Employees' Top Concerns: Communication, Staffing and Compensation

Report findings bring urgency and insight into the growing nursing shortage facing the industry SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurses and hospital employees report better compensation, staffing levels, and recognition for work done as the top areas hospitals n...

Ontario Grants Fast-Track Compensation Rights for Work-Related Illnesses

Bereaved families of firefighters who lost their lives to work- related cancers and heart attacks can heave a sigh of relief at last. Ontarios new labor laws state that they no longer need to prove the cause of death in order to qualify for compensation due the dead workers family. The chan...

Ontario Court Awards Compensation To Paralyzed Worker

A polish migrant in Canada has termed as thrilling and relieving, after four tough years a court victory that entitles him to a compensation of 130, 000 US dollars. Ryszard Kolbuc won a lawsuit challenging his insurer Ace Ina Insurer ,when they refused to pay him accident coverage after h...
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