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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

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: February 14, 2018

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Lawrence Fillinger v. The Boeing Co., 290 Or App 187 (2017) (Egan, C.J.) David Runner/SAIF This case involved a current combined condition denial of a low back condition.  On judicial review, the worker [...]

25 Steps for a Safer Office

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

OK, all of your people work in offices, so safety's a snap, right? Well, according to our friends at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (seriously, the BLS is one of greatest public resources our tax [...]

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: February 8, 2018

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Richard Poland, 70 Van Natta 172 (2018), the board upheld OAR 436-060-0025(4), as amended effective January 1, 2017.    David Runner/SAIF The worker had challenged the rule as inconsistent with ORS 656.210(2)(d), which [...]