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Eliminate Needless Work Disability

It was more than a decade ago that we were fortunate to have met Dr. Jennifer Christian and sponsor the 60 Summits in Montana. The alignment in our company goals for our workers’ compensation claims handling with the ACOEM work on Preventing Needless Work Disability was strong.  We have continued, as a small, one state […]

WC Rx Formulary Becomes Reality in Montana

After a number of years of study in the State of Montana, legislation was passed in 2017 enabling the addition of a Workers’ Compensation Drug Formulary. A Working Group was established by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry to study the situation, make recommendations for the optimal solution for the state’s injured workers and […]

Midland Claims – Billings Chamber of Commerce Employer of the Year

It is not often that a relatively small claims office / TPA in a small city is honored among 1,800 business representatives. But that’s what took place this year with Midland Claims Service, Inc.  The employees of Midland put together an application for their company to the Billings Chamber of Commerce. The application was for […]

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 that, despite much industry consolidation, we remain an independent business serving only in the state […]

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, and workers’ compensation issues, were Bill Dahlgren, Sun Mountain Sports and a member of the […]

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 test, and are now the state’s newest Certified Workers’ Compensation Claims Examiners. Great work Val […]

Marsh Speaks To National Council of Self-Insurers

Mr. Michael Marsh – Speaker at the 2017 National Council of Self-Insurers Annual Meeting Mr. 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 Self-Insurers. The meeting was held at the Wyndham Bayside Hotel in San Diego, CA.  […]

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. Some of the things we have seen, to quote a friend, can’t be unseen (forgotten). […]

Medicare Advantage Plans Impact Upon Liability and WC Claims

Medicare Beneficiaries Show Significant Increase in Participation in Medicare Advantage Programs For 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 of the injured person’s Medicare beneficiary status. Cases have held that in addition to […]

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 safety is in our opinion of course very important, that is why we have donated […]