Archive for October 2015

How Did WC Get To Be Pay for Play?

Workers’ Compensation. A system in the United States created 100 years ago to address a critical issue in the country, workplace injuries and the emergency of major manufacturing, primarily in the metropolitan areas of the county. Until the workers’ compensation system was ‘invented’, a person injured at work had to bring a tort lawsuit against […]

Pay For Play

Pay for Play. External service providers provide “incentive payments” to workers’ compensation claims TPAs for the ability to receive their business. We have long known of this practice in the workers’ compensation claims TPA world. Flat rate claims service agreements in many cases do not provide sufficient income for TPAs. Many have willingly, in some […]