TITLE

WC ruling could impact health plans

AUTHOR(S)
Brostoff, Steven
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/5/98, Vol. 102 Issue 40, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on insurance and employer groups' urging of the United States Supreme Court to review a federal appellate court decision they say could require workers' compensation insurers to adopt expensive quasi-judicial proceedings to resolve claims. Appeals court's overturning of a section of Pennsylvania's workers' compensation law; Implications for the health care market.
ACCESSION #
1185788

 

Related Articles

  • 8th Circuit interprets CGL business risk exclusion.  // Business Insurance;02/26/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p12 

    Reports legal developments concerning the insurance industry in the United States as of February 2001. Ruling of the 8th Circuit of Court Appeals regarding the commercial general liability business risk exclusion; Exclusion of the entire cost of an injured workers wheelchair-accessible van in...

  • NAII praises Pa. enactment of bill to balance benefits, end disincentives to return to job.  // Insurance Advocate;06/22/96, Vol. 107 Issue 25, p18 

    Focuses on the National Association of Independent Insurers' (NAII) commendation of the Pennsylvania Legislature for passing a workers' compensation reform bill that refocuses the state's system to encourage employees to return to work. Provision of the bill; Comments on bill's passage by NAII...

  • WC Reform Is Just The Start.  // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;6/9/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 23, p32 

    Editorial. Explores the implications of the approval of a workers' compensation insurance reform law for Florida's insurance carriers. Reduction in insurance premiums; Definition of permanent total disability; Measure against counterproductive practices.

  • NAII Backgrounder On Pa. W.C. Law Related To Disputed Medical Claims, Now Before The U.S. Supreme Court.  // Insurance Advocate;01/23/99, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p20 

    Provides a background on the legal question concerning a lawsuit covering a provision of the 1992 workers' compensation reform act in Pennsylvania. Background on the case; Rulings imposed by several district courts; Provisions of the 1993 Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Reform Act; National...

  • Alliance sues in Maine challenging W.C. Residual Market Deficit Resolution's constitutionality.  // Insurance Advocate;12/2/95, Vol. 106 Issue 47, p20 

    Reports on the December 1, 1995 filing of a suit challenging the constitutionality of Maine's Workers' Compensation Residual Market Deficit Resolution and Recovery Act, on behalf of the members of the Alliance of American Insurers and other interested parties. Alliance President Rodger S....

  • NAII urging N.Y. legislators not to enact bill to replace...  // Insurance Advocate;04/11/98, Vol. 109 Issue 15, p5 

    Reports on the recommendation from the National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII), urging a vote against the proposal that workers' compensation premiums in the construction industry be based on `hours worked.' Concerns of the NAII if the New York bill, S.6356, is enacted; Comments...

  • California employers to battle comp benefits bill. Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance;8/27/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 35, p3 

    Reports that many employers and insurers in California have vowed to fight legislation that one employer group says would increase workers compensation benefits. Criticism of Senate bill 71.

  • NAII Opposing Bill To Change Rating Method In Construction Industry To Hours Worked.  // Insurance Advocate;03/11/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p20 

    Reports that the National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII) is opposed to an Illinois House bill that calls for a revision of the workers' compensation rating method in the construction industry. Remarks from Donald Cleasby, assistant general counsel for NAII, on the House Bill; Effort...

  • Working the Numbers to Detect Fraudulent Claims. Violino, Bob // Insurance Networking News;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p34 

    The article reports on the need of firms that offer worker's compensation insurance to be on the lookout for fraud in various areas, such as employers filing incorrect worker codes and employees filing for fake injuries.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics