Workers’ Compensation Fraud III – The Provider
Provider fraud occurs when an intentional misrepresentation of the facts of an injury are presented by the provider. According to one survey, employers blame providers for workers’ compensation fraud about ten percent of the time. Fraud can take many forms, … Continued
Legalizing Weed – Laws of Thermodynamics Need Not Apply
As a chemistry major from the University of Illinois, I used to be able to explain anything by the laws of chemistry and physics. However, the government sometimes challenges me to explain their actions when it defies logic, let alone … Continued
Jekyll and Hyde in Human Resources
For years, Human Resource departments in large companies have faced an internal Jekyll and Hyde syndrome when hiring new employees. One side (recruiting) is in desperate need of employees, with supervisors begging for personnel to meet production deadlines and accountants … Continued
What is a MOD Rate? How Does it Affect Your Bottom Line?
A MOD rate contributes to how much companies pay each month in workers’ compensation premiums. It is partly determined based on the industry classification a company operates in and how many OSHA recordables it accumulates. If a company’s MOD rate … Continued