FIC: Workers’ Comp Qualified Shared Underwriting Programs Approved by Senate Committee

By:  Katrina Callaway, FIC General Counsel The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee unanimously approved SB 1866 during its last meeting on February 20, 2018.  The committee adopted a strike all amendment (#647458) to the bill. The strike all amendment authorizes workers’ compensation insureds meeting certain criteria to participate in a qualified shared underwriting result participation…

FIC: Workers’ Comp for First Responder PTSD Moves To Last House Committee

By:  Katrina Callaway, FIC General Counsel On February 13, 2018, the House Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee passed HB 227 with a strike all amendment (#406419).  The bill is now in its last committee. The amended bill loosens the requirements for first responders to collect workers’ compensation benefits for PTSD when there is no…