- California workers comp medical losses flat in 2013, Medicare costs up
Medical losses paid for California workers compensation claims remained relatively flat from 2012 to 2013, but payments for Medicare reimbursement and medical cost containment programs saw an uptick during that period, according to a new analysis.
- AmTrust to buy Florida workers comp insurer OptaComp
New York-based AmTrust Financial Services Inc. has agreed to acquire Florida workers compensation insurer Comp Options Insurance Co. Inc., also known as OptaComp, AmTrust said Thursday.
- Texas-style drug formulary could help other states reduce comp costs: Study
State workers compensation systems could benefit from following Texas and adopting a closed drug formulary, according to a benchmarking report released Wednesday by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- Revised NFL concussion suit settlement uncaps funds for injured players
The National Football League and lawyers representing former players who sued the league after suffering concussions during their careers announced a revised settlement offer Wednesday.