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3 Top Ways to Close the Claims Performance Gap: Based on 5 Years of Industry Benchmarking Data

August 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Five years of polling more than 1,700 workers’ comp claims executives has uncovered what separates the top 24 percent of claims organizations from the rest.  Survey findings of the Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study show how higher [...]

Job Posting: Client Representative 2 – MCO to Providence Health Plan in Beaverton, OR.

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Providence is calling a Client Representative 2 - MCO to Providence Health Plan in Beaverton, OR. We are seeking a Rep-MCO 2 to act as a resource to program participants and monitors provider and payer [...]

The 2018 Mid-Election Politics

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The 2018 Mid-Election Politics By Bill Cross & Nellie deVries, OWCA’s Government Affairs Advocates Although your advocacy leaders are already thinking about policy proposals and strategies for the 2019 Legislative Session, running as background script [...]

Data System Modernization – 2019 Legislative Concepts

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Workers’ compensation claim data is central to the department’s regulatory functions. Claim information is used to track system performance and trends; monitor employer and insurer compliance; determine eligibility for department programs (Employer-at-Injury Program and Preferred [...]

Civil penalty cap increase – 2019 Legislative Concept

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Some insurers and self-insured employers have had declining performance relating to claim processing, proof of coverage reporting, and responsiveness to division inquiries. One of the division’s primary tools to motivate improved behavior is to issue [...]

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: May 2, 2018

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Mario Carillo v. SAIF, 291 Or App 589 (2018) (per curiam) David Runner/SAIF This case involves an initial left shoulder injury claim denied on a combined condition basis.  In challenging the denial, the [...]

Job Opportunity

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

The Position The Senior Workers Compensation/Disability Analyst for the Rsk Management Division of the Office of Management and Finance is responsible for analysis and adjudication of large, complex workers compensation claims cases. This position perform analysis, investigations and other [...]

GB Journal: Oh, Dear! Frightfully Complicated!

April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

    Oh, Dear! Frightfully Complicated! Apr. 19, 2018   On a spring morning in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1966, engineer James Goodfellow was describing his new invention over breakfast to his wife, Helen. He'd just [...]

Job Posting: Medical Quality Assurance/Report Editor 

April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Medical Quality Assurance/Report Editor We are a company providing Independent Medical Evaluations (IME). We have a full-time position available in our Quality Assurance Department. We are looking for a team player to work in a [...]

Job Posting: Human Resources Technician for Multnomah County

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Human Resources Technician 6101-11 Job Bulletin