Robotics will forever change the landscape of the U.S. workplace. That may create new liability concerns and eliminate others.
The Affordable Care Act has resulted in higher plan costs and more employers shifting costs to workers.
OSHA is considering reducing the burden of proof to find merit in a whistleblower's claims.
Companies must assess the risks of vendors that provide critical operations or have access to customer information.
Risk managers should review policies to ensure they provide cover for risks associated with treating a patient presenting Ebola symptoms.
Though risk to US health care workers remains low, an Ebola outbreak could pose a workers’ comp risk to the industry.
Risk managers struggle to answer questions on cyber insurance applications.
To meet the challenges of the future, organizations must focus on education.
This year’s National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo will feature more input on the employer’s risk perspective.
Risk managers must increase awareness of red flags indicating international fraud schemes.
The risks created by technology are beyond anyone's capacity to measure.
While there has been much research and planning regarding the environmental aspects of climate change, few are discussing the potential impact on workers.
Wearables bring with them a host of liability concerns.
An insurance carrier partners with an international foundation to save lives and build community in Central Uganda.
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry.
An insurance veteran shares 13 rules for risk management success.
Complex claims — old and new — call for relationship-building to minimize surprises.
Payers are looking for spirited nurse case managers who will be patient motivators and advocates, not slaves to process.
Local governments must be open and accessible. They also have the highest rates of injuries.
Addicted health care professionals are part of the national issue of prescription drug abuse, but the hardest to find and treat.
The threat of Ebola is a good time for employers to revisit emergency strategies for their mobile workforce.
If we don't reach for lofty ambitions, we may never maximize our potential.
Government agencies are cracking down on employees who deliberately misclassify workers.
An improving job outlook means higher turnover, and that could be difficult for customers of TPAs.
An ever-changing healthcare landscape keeps workers comp managers on their toes.
Worldwide losses could top $600 million, but impact on US airlines is muted.
The legacy of Joan Rivers could be a more open, honest discussion about medical outcomes.
Despite an employee's careless behavior, his ankle injury is found to be compensable.
Being a prompt payer insures against insolvency supply chain risk.
The Internet of Things may lead to more personalized insurance coverage, benefiting both insurers and customers.
The Internet of Things has been proclaimed as essential, but is a two-edged sword.
OSHA’s new incident-reporting rules are more onerous and may lead to increased litigation.
Physicians and advocacy groups are taking a stand against the FDA’s approval of a new extended release opioid.
The transfer of reputational risks involves both preventative strategies as well as finding ways to mitigate the impact.
Resurgence in the U.S. energy industry comes with unexpected risks and calls for a new approach.
Network exposures can add up to big losses for companies. Presented by Travelers.
Lawyers are shifting out of purely advisory roles to play an active role in risk management.
Rite Aid's Ryan McGuinness sees reasons to be optimistic about the U.S. economy.
A typhoon exposes the inadequacies of a U.S. pharmacy company's local insurance policies and hinders its move to Asia.
Prescription drug monitoring programs are proving invaluable. But legislative measures must be taken to ensure their effectiveness.
Video technology is being used more frequently by municipalities to reduce liability involving police activities
More insurance distribution channels are opening up, which could disrupt business for both underwriters and brokers.
As business travel increases, risk managers need intelligence and communication systems to keep employees safe.
In the system we call capitalism, the prudent carry the profligate like hapless passengers.
Good documentation in claims files is a key best practice.
Conflicts of interest are the leading cause of legal malpractice claims.
Contractors should consider many factors when building a multinational insurance program.
The historic domination by the U.S. for M&A activity in the insurance industry has slipped.
In partnership decisions, examine the history and character of those across the table.
An effective insurance program must fit your organization's needs for tomorrow as well as today.
Higher education risk managers are focusing on ERM, as well as cyber security and compliance risks.
Employers say their brokers are not providing the value-added services they really want.
National grocery chains are creatively supporting small produce growers and packers.
Risk engineers help stay ahead of emerging risks by working directly with underwriters and insureds.
There are countless daily examples of professionals in our industry empathizing and showing compassion for fellow workers.
As organizations look online for commercial insurance, brokers must focus on adding more value to their services.
Often it’s the intangibles that can make or break the payer-TPA relationship.
Many factors combine to put business travelers at risk. Presented by Travelers.
An adjuster must resort to extreme measures to avert danger while validating a claim.
Addressing the key challenges of global premium allocation is critical for all parties.
The Greenbrier Cos. Inc.'s Donna Tyner says a key part of risk management's appeal is that it's always brand new.
A major hurricane strikes the Eastern Seaboard, bankrupting a city's hopes of recovery.
Sweeping changes to New York's workers' compensation system are creating gains for payers on a variety of levels.