News & Blog

Congratulations To Newly Certified

The entire staff of Midland Claims Service, Inc. and Industrial Injury Claims® is excited to wish CONGRATULATIONS to Valerie Betts and Kimberley Clark!  Both Val and Kim passed the Montana Department of Labor and Industry / Employment Relations Division certification … Continued

Marsh Speaks To National Council of Self-Insurers

Mr. Michael Marsh – Speaker at the 2017 National Council of Self-Insurers Annual MeetingMr. Michael Marsh, President, Midland Claims Service, Inc. and Industrial Injury Claims® was recently a featured speaker at the 2017 annual meeting of the National Council of … Continued

Kids’ Chance – Montana

We are in a complicated, eye opening, sometimes stressful, always filled with new and different situations kind of business.  MCSi / IIC administrate workers’ compensation claims in Montana. There have been situations that would challenge even the strongest of tummies. … Continued

Medicare Advantage Plans Impact Upon Liability and WC Claims

Medicare Beneficiaries Show Significant Increase in Participation in Medicare Advantage ProgramsFor payers (insurance companies, self-insured organizations and TPAs) handling liability and workers’ compensation claims, it has become more important than ever to include in the claim handling process the investigation … Continued

Honoring Workplace Safety

It is such a blessing and honor to work with fine organizations such as SCL Health. In the 2016 article linked below, SCL is highlighted for their serious efforts to improve the safety of the workplace for their associates. Workplace … Continued

Cost Per Service Is Not Effective

Total agreement with this blog post by Joe Paduda from the perspective of a workers’ compensation Third Party Administrator.Motivating and providing incentives for excellent outcomes is far less expensive overall than negotiating individual encounter rates. Individual encounter price per service encourages … Continued

Independent Adjusters Handle Billions of Dollars In Claims

A recent article from Property Casualty 360 talks about a recent study which identifies that independent adjusting companies and staff handle billions of dollars in claims annually.  Generally, independents have a wide range and many years of experience as they … Continued

Marsh Receives First Ever Governor’s Achievement Award

At the 2016 Governor’s Conference on Workers’ Compensation, held August 24 – 26, 2016 at the Big Sky Resort, Michael J. Marsh, RPA, CPIA was presented with the Governor’s Achievement Award for Outstanding Workers’ Compensation Professional.  The award was given … Continued

Marsh Elected As NAIIA Western Region Vice President

Michael Marsh was elected as the Western Regional Vice President of National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters (“NAIIA”).  NAIIA is an 80 year old organization that covers the entire United States with its membership who provide claims and risk management … Continued