Webinars

WCMSA Update: CMS Holds WCRC Transition Webinar

On March 7, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a transition webinar regarding its upcoming Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC) transition. In late September...

WCMSA Update: New WCRC Takes Over March 19th – Webinar Set for March 7th

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that its new Workers' Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC), Capitol Bridge, LLC will assume WCRC responsibilities on March 19,...

Accurate risk information: A challenge for commercial property insurance portfolios

There are millions of commercial properties in the United States, and insurance underwriters acquire information on them from multiple channels and sources to assess risk. Unfortunately, not all th...

Novarica report reveals insurers save significant time and money using ISO content in electronic format

Novarica (a division of Novantas that conducts independent research) recently released a report showing that, by using ISO content in electronic format, insurers have realized on average: - a 39...

New PPC Classifications go into effect

After more than a year of preparation, the revisions to our Public Protection Classifications (PPC™) go into effect on July 1, 2014. We’ve discussed these changes with our customers and business...

Taking a Hummer down the Yellow Brick Road

In L. Frank Baum’s novel The Wizard of Oz , farm girl Dorothy befriends a scarecrow, a tin woodsman, and a cowardly lion who long for attributes such as a brain, a heart, and courage. While this...

Medicare Year in Review: What Happened in 2013? Where Are We Headed Next Year?

Several major changes hit the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance front in 2013. The SMART Act, new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) policies, and important court rulings were...

Register Now for the NMVTIS Web Seminar on May 30

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has begun auditing insurer National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) reporting . Failure to comply with reporting requirements can result in a $1,000...

Algorithms and Other Enhancements Take the Struggle out of Automating

We’ve posted many times about the complexity of automating insurance rating: how it’s time-consuming, error-prone, and diverts resources you could be using to focus on your own deviations. And we’v...

What Insurers Need to Know about Covering Renewable Energy Applications

We've been hearing a lot about renewable energy lately, and interest in alternative energy options appears primed to explode in the years ahead. On Thursday, November 15, I joined a panel of expert...