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2014 Workers’ Compensation Claims Operational Benchmarking Study

Executives, claims professionals, and others serving captives providing workers compensation coverage should read the results of the 2014 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study--Claims Management Operational Study. The study had the benefit of the participation of more than 400 managers, directors, and executive-level claims leaders, a 57 percent increase from the prior year.
December 16, 2014 Read More
  Vote

Increased Medical Malpractice Noneconomic Caps Rejected by California Voters

Good news for captives writing California malpractice insurance. Voters in California resoundingly defeated Proposition 46 by a voting percentage of 67.1 to 32.9. The proposition would have raised the cap of $250,000 on noneconomic pain and suffering to $1.1 million.
November 07, 2014 Read More
  Comment

Stop Loss Coverage and NAIC White Paper

Medical stop loss coverage by self-funded insurers is becoming a hot issue, Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) President Michael Ferguson has recently been quoted as saying. This topic warrants an increased focus on captives providing stop loss coverage and self-insured employers that provide medical coverage.
October 28, 2014 Read More
  retireebenefits

Using a Captive for Funding Retiree Medical Plans

A captive insurance company is an option for funding retiree benefits, Spring Consulting points out.
September 23, 2014 Read More
  Gavel and Medicine

Captive Owned by MedStar Health Liable for Defending & Settling Lawsuit

A July 18, 2014 ruling of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the D.C. has ruled that Greenspring Financial Insurance Ltd., the captive insurer of MedStar Health, is liable for defending and settling a lawsuit...
July 23, 2014 Read More