TPA News

Insurers Are Realigning Their Claims Intake Process to Meet New Demands

A new survey shows how expectations are changing around claims intake. It’s time for carriers and TPAs to find solutions that can change with the industry. It’s a time for new thinking in the insurance industry. Whether it’s insurtech companies …

What to Look for When Shopping for a Quality Claim Service

When looking to hire a third party vendor or administrator to handle claims, it’s important to consider the experience and history of not just the company, but also the claims handlers. That’s according to Kevin Quinley, founder and principal of …

IAS Claim Services Adds, Promotes Team Members in Texas

IAS Claim Services, based in San Antonio, Texas, announced the appointment of two new employees in their Third Party Administration (TPA) and Claims divisions. Tony Scow will serve as vice president of IAS TPA Services. With more than 25 years …

Avizent Acquires F.A. Richard and Associates

Avizent, a national claims and risk management service provider, announced the acquisition of F.A. Richard and Associates (FARA), a nationwide provider of workers’ compensation and liability claims management services based in Mandeville, Louisiana. With this acquisition, Avizent will become the …

Herlache Joins York Risk Services Group as VP, Sales, Midwest

Claims administration and risk management services provider, York Risk Services Group, has added Lee Herlache vice president of Sales for its Midwest territory. Herlache will focus primarily on sales activities supporting York’s Risk Management Practices division (York RMP), which provides …

Missouri AG Settles with TPAs Over Workers’ Comp Violations

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has reached agreements with two companies who the attorney general’s office says violated Missouri’s workers’ compensation law by knowingly failing to report worker injuries to the Division of Workers’ Compensation within the prescribed time frame. …

Indiana’s NCA Group Acquires NHI General Adjusters

National Catastrophe Adjusters Inc. (NCA Group), headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., has acquired Kansas City, Mo.-based NHI General Adjusters. Founded in 1984, NHI General Adjusters has five locations in Missouri and Nebraska, and regularly services Kansas, Illinois, Arkansas and Iowa. NHI …

CompPartners Teams With Emerald Claims Management

Irvine, Calif.-based CompPartners has partnered with Emerald Claims Management to provide intake and triage services to injured employees. The program expedites the delivery of medical services to claimants and reduces lost-time claims, the companies said. “The most critical time for …

America First Insurance Honored for Work Comp Performance in Arkansas

America First Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation regional company, announced it was recently recognized by the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission (AWCC) for its superior claims handling and injury reporting for this line of business. The AWCC annually grades insurance …

Six Busted for Allegedly Stealing $1.5M from LA County

Six individuals have been arrested for allegedly conducting an $1.5 million scheme to rip off Los Angeles County taxpayers, the California Department of Insurance announced. Two brothers allegedly abused their employment and referred workers’ comp claims handling to family members’ …