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Verisk Medical Provider Fraud
September 21, 2017

Spotting the unseen menace: Medical provider fraud, waste, and abuse

Although the insurance industry is constantly plagued by suspicious claims activity, the unseen menace is medical provider fraud, waste, and abuse.

August 31, 2017

Does the new fall protection rule affect you?

The revised Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) rule issued by OSHA may impose new compliance obligations on companies.

July 18, 2017

The changing face of risk in commercial inland marine insurance

In response to the evolving insurance needs of contractors and property owners, ISO has enhanced its builders risk, installation, and contractors equipment classes.

July 5, 2017

What tractor trailer crash tests reveal about side underride guards

IIHS conducted tests that show strong side underride guards on tractor trailers are effective for preventing underride crashes.

Family In A Pumpkin Patch
June 23, 2017

Move over MacDonald: The new face of farming is changing underwriting

From Sarasota to Sausalito, America’s predominantly small, family-owned-and-operated farms are combining agriculture with tourism in their quest to make ends meet.

June 14, 2017

From seed to smoke: Marijuana cultivation

This is the first article in our series on recreational and medical marijuana, "From Seed to Smoke." In this installment we'll be discuss potential risks in marijuana…

June 7, 2017

Top 10 OSHA violations for 2016

Insurers know that insureds that follow OSHA’s direction concerning risks and exposures are less likely to have workers’ compensation claims. Their Top 10 list can help…

May 17, 2017

School buses average 115 fatal crashes a year: GAO study

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) looked comprehensively at bus safety in a study, 'School Bus Safety: Crash Data Trends and Federal and State Requirements.'

April 13, 2017

The transformative power of predictive analytics

Behavioral data and predictive analytics could render proxies obsolete in underwriting, pricing, and reducing insurance risk.

March 21, 2017

Workers' comp writers can stop flying blind

The ability to differentiate between applicants for better risk selection is a huge challenge for workers' compensation insurers.

March 5, 2017

The power of high-risk notifications

When a basic on-site survey reveals conditions are far more serious than an insurer expected, a high-risk notification becomes critical.

March 4, 2017

Knowing what we don’t know

Uncertainties of risk assessment -- the known unknowns -- present challenges when trying to develop an accurate incident and claim history at the point of underwriting.

March 1, 2017

Thirty years in the making: OSHA updates recommended safety practices

Insurers can recommend workplace loss control measures to help protect workers from workplace hazards, and avoid injuries, illnesses, and incidents. Fewer injuries mean…

December 29, 2016

Asleep at the wheel?

Claim avoidance is high on the list of priorities for any commercial vehicle insurer. This article offers tips to share on measures that commercial truck drivers can take…

December 14, 2016

Risks and rules for small commercial drones

FAA releases rules to regulate commercial drones.

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