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NCCI Audit Non-Compliance Charges: A Reminder

Published by By Shannon Holt, Workers’ Compensation Practice Leader on Jun 27, 2017

On behalf of the entire team at Alliance Insurance Group, we wanted to remind employers about the Audit Non-Compliance Charge. In this notice, our Workers' Compensaton Practice Leader, Shannon Holt, provides details about the Audit Non-Compliance Charge. If you have any questions about Workers’ Compensation claims or procedures, are concerned about… Read More

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What Cyber Risks Does Your Business Face? Key Takeaways from the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Report

Published by J David Thurber, J.D. Counsel to Alliance Insurance Group on May 26, 2017

We live in a digital age and some of our most private information now lives online. Commercial businesses have come to rely on the Internet as an essential means of supporting their operations, employees, and clients. So, what can businesses do to make sure their data is secure and protected?… Read More

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Arbitration in Senior Care Contracts

Published by J David Thurber, J.D. Counsel to Alliance Insurance Group on May 25, 2017

Olive Clark and Joe Wellner were residents at a nursing home operated by Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership (Kindred Nursing) in Winchester, Kentucky. They passed away in the spring of 2009, and their relatives filed lawsuits against Kindred Nursing for personal injury and wrongful death on their behalf. On May 15,… Read More

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Delirium, Depression, or Dementia? Understanding the Differences, Improving Care Outcomes

Published by Angie Szumlinski, Director Risk Management, HealthCap® on Apr 25, 2017

When it comes to senior health, the earlier you can make an accurate diagnosis, the better the success of the treatment. How do practitioners know when a patient has dementia, and not depression or delirium? In this guest piece by the Director of Risk Management at HealthCap®, Angie Szumlinski provides an… Read More

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Data-Driven Digital Marketing Solutions for Senior Living

Published by Adpearance | Digital Marketing Agency in Portland, OR on Mar 21, 2017

When it comes to utilizing digital marketing to improve occupancy and reduce risk, the senior living industry faces unique and complex challenges. Quick industry growth coupled with increasing online competition plague the industry on a national, regional, and local level. How can senior living communities develop a highly effective, emotionally… Read More

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Response to a Perceived Crisis

Published by David Thurber on Feb 27, 2017

A crisis is a problem that threatens harm, to which we have little or no response. However, in a recent speech to the Defense Research Council in Phoenix, attorney and NFL referee, Ed Hochuli suggested that most perceived crises can be managed if we prepare ourselves and maintain the right… Read More

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WCIRB – California’s Experience Rating Formula: New Variable Split Point Experience Rating System

Published by Shannon Holt on Feb 06, 2017

In Workers’ Compensation, the Experience rating system is used to benchmark an individual employer against others in its industry based on a three year look back of an employer’s historical payroll history and claim experience.  This comparison is called an experience modification or X-Mod. Effective January 1, 2017, Insurance Commissioner and… Read More

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More Performance Measures from CMS

Published by David Thurber on Jan 25, 2017

Back in July 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced six new criteria that will be affecting 5-star ratings on its consumer-based nursing home comparison website. Three of these measures are based on data submitted by hospitals, which will mark the first time measures are included that are not based… Read More

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Delay of the OSHA Enforcement of Their New Anti-Retaliation Rules Under 29 CFR 1904.35

Published by David Thurber on Dec 19, 2016

​New rules from OSHA are encouraging employers not to retaliate or discriminate against workers who file or want to file workplace injuries. However, an August 2016 suit, TEXO ABC/AGC Inc. v. Perez, which seeks to overturn these OSHA regulations has caused their effective date to be postponed. Our SVP of… Read More

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Executive Summary of President Lincoln’s Leadership Principles

Published by David Thurber on Dec 19, 2016

In 1861, Abraham Lincoln became the President of a country that was deeply divided by slavery and on the verge of a civil war. Despite these challenges and the fact that he very little political experience, he emerged as a powerful and effective leader, and continues to be remembered as… Read More