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Nov
18

Work comp rates are still too high – and will continue to drop

Joe Paduda

Today, I’m going to convince you that despite years of continued decreases, work comp premiums are still too high.  And will likely remain too high for the next few years. That’s how long it will take the impact of reduced … Continue reading Work comp rates are still too high – and will continue to drop

Nov
15

The most important thing you aren’t paying attention to

Joe Paduda

Is the ACA case in Texas. Briefly, Republican Attorneys General have sued to overturn the ACA.  The AGs’ claim the entire law must be thrown out because the individual mandate — a penalty imposed on people who chose to remain … Continue reading The most important thing you aren’t paying attention to

Nov
13

Opioids and work comp premiums

Joe Paduda

Two seemingly-unrelated papers hit the inbox yesterday; CWCI’s just-completed analysis of opioid usage in the Golden State, and NCCI’s report on 2019 workers’ comp financials. The key takeaways from NCCI’s report include: Premiums are expected to drop 10 percent in … Continue reading Opioids and work comp premiums