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A. M. Best – Recommended Insurance Adjusters

Midland Claims Service, Inc. and Industrial Injury Claims® once again appears in the A. M. Best Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters directory for 2018. We are proud to continue our association with A. M. Best.  We are also very proud … Continued

Business Days In Helena and Workers’ Compensation

Michael was invited to serve on a panel at the 2018 Montana Chamber of Commerce event, Business Days at the Capital held January 10 and 11, 2018 in Helena, MT. On the panel to address the business climate of Montana, … Continued

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