Dave McGhee Named Vice President of Workers’ Compensation of BETA Healthcare Group Business Insurance

By: BETA Healthcare Group via Business Wire News Releases January 11, 2017 at 12:59 PM EST Dave McGhee Named Vice President of Workers’ Compensation of BETA Healthcare Group BETA Healthcare Group (BETA) announced today that Dave McGhee has been named Vice President of Workers’ Compensation. Mr. McGhee was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Read More »
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ALPHA Fund Selects Richard Hawk To Provide Keynote Address At The 2017 ALPHA Fund Participants’ Meeting

ALPHA Fund selects Richard Hawk to provide the keynote address at the 2017 ALPHA Fund Participants’ Meeting. Mr. Hawk;s presentation, Create A Vibrant Safety Culture will focus on the special set of challenges Leaders face when it comes to safety performance. Not only do they have to understand a wide array of safety requirements, but they Read More »
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Upcoming Change to the Experience Modification Formula

November 10, 2016 Upcoming Change to the Experience Modification Formula Granite Bay, CA – ALPHA Fund utilizes the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s (WCIRB) experience modification rating formula (Ex-Mod) as a tool to distribute risk within the group. The WCIRB is changing a component of the formula which may have a material impact on the Read More »
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Legislative FAQ: AB 2883

Legislative FAQ: AB 2883 Due to recent inquiries regarding legislation that was chaptered by Governor Brown in August, the Advocacy Team created a list of FAQs to assist ALPHA Fund Participants in understanding how it will impact your organization. What is AB 2883? AB 2883 was authored by the Assembly Insurance Committee to clean up Read More »
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A Culture of Safety: It Starts At the Top

You’ve probably heard phrases like, “Safety First”, “Safety is a Core Value”, “Safety is No Accident”, “Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt” or something similar.  These catchy phrases and slogans are clever reminders to employees that leadership places an emphasis on employee safety.  Unfortunately, catchy safety slogans targeted safety initiatives, or regularly meeting safety committees Read More »
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Timely Reporting Matters

Timely reporting of a claim is a critical first step in containing the claim’s cost. Failure to report or delay in reporting a claim can have implications that go beyond just the claim’s severity. Failure to report claims also allows for missed opportunity for accident investigation to help prevent future claims. In an article titled; Read More »
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Return to Work in Workers’ Compensation

Is a return to work program essential for the employer, employee or both?  The answer to this question depends on the work environment and culture of the employer.  It also depends on the organization obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) that is a mouthful that has plenty of substance. Is there Read More »
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ALPHA Fund staff invited to speak at California State Association of Occupational Health Nurses Conference

Jamie Goff, Director of Claims and Brenda McGuire, Director of Participant Services have been invited to speak at the California State Association of Occupational Health Nurses conference. The Three-day conference will be held November 3-5, 2016 in San Diego, CA. This year’s conference will highlight experts in the field, including Nursing, Occupational and Environmental Health, Read More »
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Join The Conversation?

INTRODUCING A NEW PROGRAM FROM ALPHA FUND TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR SAFETY & LOSS PREVENTION GOALS ALPHA Fund’s Forum Is Now Open! We have created an area on our website called Forum where ALPHA Fund Participants like you can share thoughts, talk about how you handled that difficult/new situation, ask questions and connect on Read More »
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Is Your Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Cal-OSHA Compliant? 8 Cal-OSHA Requirements for your IIPP

Is Your Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Cal-OSHA Compliant? 8 Cal-OSHA Requirements for your IIPP! An important and critical element in your safety program and in creating a culture of safety is an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations (T8CCR) Section 3203 requires every employer Read More »
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