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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

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  1. Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn MD Joins Synergy SpineCare NJ — October 24, 2017
  2. Lady Gaga Silent Pain No More — September 27, 2017
  3. National Pain Awareness Month — August 28, 2017
  4. PRP Therapy Faster Healing For Athletes — August 8, 2017
  5. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017

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Jul 27

Access to Health Care Benefits for Gay Partners Is Gauged

WASHINGTON — In the first comprehensive count of domestic partner benefits by a federal government agency, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that about one-third of all workers had access to health care benefits for same-sex partners. Bureau officials added two questions about domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples to the National Compensation Survey, a …

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Jul 27

Can Small Companies Benefit From Self-Funding?

Many employers think that being self-insured is only for large, thriving organizations. Not so, says Joe Berardo, CEO of MagnaCare, a company that manages health plans for employers in New York and New Jersey. He believes it can work well for companies with as few as 15 employees. What’s changed for employers since the Affordable …

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Jul 25

Ivy League to Limit Full-Contact Football Practices

The Ivy League will announce on Wednesday that, in an effort to minimize head injuriesamong its football players, it will sharply reduce the number of allowable full-contact practices teams can hold. Enlarge This Image Greg M. Cooper/Associated Press Yale linebacker Jesse Reising suffered a concussion against Harvard in 2010. In an effort to sharply reduce …

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Jul 25

New York Workers’ Compensation Cost Hike Approved

  New York regulators have approved an average 9.1 percent hike in loss costs used by insurers, which is less than the 10.4 percent increase sought by the industry. The New York State Insurance Department approved the increase to be effective on Oct. 1, 2011. The increase follows a 7.7 percent increase approved last year. …

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Jul 25

Workers’ comp committee to start by nominating arbitrators

A newly appointed panel will begin work today on recommending new arbitrators for workers’ compensation cases. It is the next phase of sweeping reforms approved by the General Assembly and Gov. Pat Quinn that are supposed to save Illinois businesses hundreds of millions of dollars. Quinn last week named 12 people to the revamped Workers’ …

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Jul 25

AIG says workers compensation deal gets preliminary approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A court has given preliminary approval to a deal settling claims that American International Group Inc under-reported its workers’ compensation market share to get out of tax obligations. AIG said in January that it would pay $450 million to settle a lawsuit by rival insurance companies, who alleged that AIG falsely …

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Jul 19

Workers’ compensation claims from Stanley Cup riot mount

FRANCES BULA VANCOUVER— From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jul. 18, 2011 9:20PM EDT Last updated Monday, Jul. 18, 2011 10:43PM EDT Back Go back to the Technology section page Workers’ compensation claims from Stanley Cup riot mount FRANCES BULA VANCOUVER— From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail One more bill can be added to the …

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Jul 19

Ohio Workers Comp Joins Social Media

July 19, 2011 7:17 a.m. COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has launched accounts on Twitter and Facebook. Each account was started with a distinctive purpose. A century ago, “Ohioans adopted an innovative new system for protecting our employers and workforce,” said Stephen Buehrer, BWC administrator/CEO. “Today, we are using innovations like …

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Jul 19

Jury Award Exceeds Compensation Sought in Personal Injury Lawsuit

A New York jury recently awarded damages greater than compensation sought in a personal injury lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by an 89-year-old woman who suffered debilitating injuries from a slip and fall accident in her apartment. Workers were replacing windows in the woman’s apartment; furniture was moved and plastic drop cloths were placed down. …

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Jul 19

New York state’s workers comp loss-cost rate to rise an average 9.1%

NEW YORK—New York state Insurance Superintendent James J. Wrynn has approved an average 9.1% increase in the workers compensation loss-cost rate. The rate increase, which was approved last week, is effective on Oct. 1. The New York Insurance Compensation Rating Board had proposed a 10.4% loss-cost increase in May, but reduced it last week to …

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