Modesto, CA – Community Hospice, Inc. was announced as the winner of the BETA Healthcare Group-Workers’ Compensation 2016 Participant of the Year Award on February 23 at the Annual Participants’ Meeting held in Newport Beach, CA. The Participant of the Year Award is provided to a member organization that demonstrated superior performance in their employee Read More »
ALPHA Fund Participants gathered in Newport Beach, CA February 18-19, for two days of education and networking. This year’s annual gathering of Participants set an all-time attendance record. Participants spent Thursday learning and networking with notable experts in the field of workers’ compensation. Mark Priven, Director, Data Analytics and Specialty Actuarial, Bickmore spoke about the differences in workers’ Read More »
At the 2016 the ALPHA Fund Participants’ Meeting recently held in Newport Beach, California, Marshall Medical Center received ALPHA Fund’s prestigious Champions Award. The Champions Award is given annually to an ALPHA Fund Participant who demonstrates best practices in employee health and safety, employee engagement and leadership involvement. On hand to accept the award Read More »
A new study released last week by the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) finds that L.A.-area claims exceed the statewide average by more than 30 percent and run more than 50 percent higher than those in the San Francisco Bay Area. The study also found that that claim severities tend to be higher in the Central Valley and Read More »
A new study shows evidence that California’s independent medical review process is helping injured workers get high-quality care and protecting them from unnecessary procedures. Read the full article here.
February 19, 2015 Newport Beach, CA Northern Inyo County Local Hospital District received the ALPHA Fund 2014 Champions Award at the 2015 ALPHA Fund Participants’ Meeting held in Newport Beach, CA on February 19-20. Georgan Stottlemyre, Chief Human Relations Officer, accepted the award on behalf of Northern Inyo. See the Northern Inyo Champions Award Video here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoU-KMxJUi0&feature=youtu.be Read More »
California employers must post in a visible and accessible area of each work-site their annual summary of work-related injuries and illnesses starting Feb. 1, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health announced. The agency commonly called Cal-OSHA said in a statement that all current and former employees, as well as employee representatives, must be allowed Read More »
It’s official! The 2015 Participants’ Meeting is scheduled for February 19-20, 2015 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Watch your email closely for upcoming registration information. If you have questions, please contact Brenda McGuire, Director of Participant services at Brenda.firstname.lastname@example.org or at (916) 266-5216.
We understand that ALPHA Fund Participants want learning opportunities that fit their busy schedules. That’s why, Webinar Wednesday programs are available live or for rebroadcast. ALPHA University’s Webinar Wednesday interactive programs connect ALPHA Fund Participants to the subject matter experts and resources, they need to help prevent employee injuries and manage their workers’ compensation costs. It’s all about U, ALPHA Read More »
September 29, 2014 It was announced today, that Governor Jerry Brown, vetoed AB 2616 which would have created a first of its kind private employer workers’ compensation presumption for methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus (MRSA). This bill would create a first of its kind private employer workers’ compensation presumption for a specific staph infection — methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Read More »