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More Small Employers Using Video to Detect Workers’ Comp Fraud

Trust is hard to come by, and the proof for that cliché is now in the pudding – at least in the world of workers’ compensation. While roughly one-in-10 small business owners say they’re concerned that one of their employees …

Poll Says Small Businesses Foster Sedentary Work Environment

Workplace wellness doesn’t seem to be all that high on the list for small businesses, where getting employees active and moving seems to be taking a back seat to other priorities. A poll designed to find out how much small …

Pageler Named Chair of National Insurer Group’s Fraud Committee

Ranney Pageler, vice president of fraud investigations at Employers Insurance, has been named chair of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) Fraud Committee. Pageler, who is based in Austin, Texas, will serve a two-year term in this role. …

Employers Names Hulse Vice President, Western U.S. Sales

Reno, Nev.-based Employers has named Kimberly K. Hulse vice president of regional sales for its Western region. Hulse will be based out of EMPLOYERS’ headquarters in Reno, Nevada.  She will work under the direction of the senior vice president and …

EMPLOYERS Launches Work-Related Injury Hotline for Florida Small Business Clients

Small business insurer EMPLOYERS has launched Coventry/NT24, a 24-hour hotline staffed by registered nurses who provide medical guidance over the phone for work-related injuries or illnesses. The service is available to EMPLOYERS workers’ compensation policyholders in Florida. Coventry/NT24 is staffed …

Employers Names Mikulsky Senior Vice President in Nevada

Employers named Aaron Mikulsky as senior vice president of business process and policyholder services. He will be based out of Employers’ headquarters in Reno, Nevada. Mikulsky has more than 19 years of experience in the insurance industry, including experience in …

Employers Names Two Key Executives in its Nevada Headquarters

Reno, Nev.-based Employers named Larry Rogers senior vice president and chief underwriting officer and Frank Buonomo vice president of IT infrastructure and operations. Rogers has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Rogers has substantial experience within the …

Nielsen, Travelers Survey: Employers Unfamiliar with Risks Posed by ACA

Travelers has released a Nielsen Research survey that offers insight into U.S. employers’ familiarity with and preparedness for the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The survey, which was sponsored by Travelers, found that many businesses …

Employers in Nevada Names Newman Chief Sales Officer, SVP

Employers named Russel J. Newman chief sales officer and senior vice president. Newman will be based out of Employers’ headquarters in Reno, Nev. He has more than 12 years of experience in the insurance industry, and over 20 years of …

Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Insurance Producer

There are essentially two types of workers’ compensation fraud — premium fraud and claimant fraud — and insurance producers can play a role in the discovery and resolution of both, according to one investigator who has brought some 800 cases of workers’ comp fraud …