What is a QME?

What is a QME? Qualified medical evaluator (QME) is an independent physician certified by the DWC Medical Unit to perform medical evaluations. To become a QME, the doctor must pass a state written examination to demonstrate competency in the basic rules and regulations of California’s Workers’ Compensation system. Upon completion...

Hard Market News Blasts

The Workers' Compensation wind has definitely changed direction in California. Here are a few headlines that have been seen lately and the short (and I mean very short) outlines by the Blogger: Experience Rating Plan Changes to Hit Ex Mods Starting January of 2013, the WCIRB is changing the weighted values on claims...

Summer Maintenance Tips

Enjoy longer days and warmer nights while protecting your investment. Summertime is the best time to be outside enjoying the weather. Make sure your home is ready for the summer sun by keeping in mind the seasonal maintenance tips below. Check deck or patio for possible deterioration and safety hazards such as loose...

Recorded Benefits Triangulation Webinar

For those of you that were busy and could not attend our Benefits Triangulation Webinar outlined below, I am happy to announce that you can view and hear this webinar anytime you wish!! If you are unsure that your company is bulletproof in theses areas, or think you are, then you...

Executive Bonus Plans Considered

Running a successful business often depends on recruiting, rewarding, and retaining talented executives and key employees who are committed to the business owner’s goals. In addition to paying an attractive salary, the business owner must offer a competitive benefits package. Trouble is, government regulations make it difficult for employers to...