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  • PROPROSED AUTOMOBILE NO-FAULT REFORM & CLAIMS COST SAVINGS

    PROPROSED AUTOMOBILE NO-FAULT REFORM & CLAIMS COST SAVINGS

    In recent months, a bill for automobile no-fault reform in the state of Michigan was introduced into the legislature. Key highlights of the proposed reform according to the Detroit Free Press included a call for reduced auto insurance premiums with a reduction ranging from 20 to 50 percent over a three-year period and a cap on medical fees for

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  • MICHIGAN’S UPCOMING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION DECREASES & CLAIMS COST SAVINGS

    MICHIGAN’S UPCOMING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION DECREASES & CLAIMS COST SAVINGS

    As 2017 draws to a close, workers’ compensation pure premium advisory rate changes for 2018 have been announced. For the coming year, Michigan’s work comp premiums will be reduced by 9.3 percent according to the Insurance Alliance of Michigan’s (IAM) November 10, 2017, update. This update illustrates that between 2011 through 2018, employers paying for work comp

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  • CLAIMANT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EVALUATIONS

    CLAIMANT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EVALUATIONS

    When it comes to both workers’ compensation claims and automobile no-fault claims, a wide variety of claimant injury types present unique challenges for examiners and adjusters alike. Minor injuries typically present fewer challenges within the administration of a claim while catastrophic injuries may necessitate the use of more in-depth and costly solutions in order to

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  • HOME OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EVALUATIONS

    HOME OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EVALUATIONS

    When it comes to workers’ compensation claims or automobile no-fault claims, there are a multitude of injury types that adjusters and examiners see. Some claimant injuries are rather minor, requiring a one-time visit to a local clinic to treat bumps and bruises. There are many claims that require much more in-depth medical care such as

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  • THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

    THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

    Opioids are being prescribed more and more often, and the topic of overdoses and complications due to opioids has been an increasingly alarming area of concern in recent months especially. Overdoses and addiction to opioids have tragically become more commonplace over the last several years and have escalated to the point of being labeled as an epidemic. Insurance companies and related providers must

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