Why Zero Injuries is NOT Your Goal

Posted by Bill Sims Jr. on October 26, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Cyber Risks, Cyber Security and Public Risk Management

Posted by Sarah Perry on October 18, 2016 at 9:38 AM

The topics of cyber risk and cyber security have been around for a while, but wrapping our heads around these topics seems to be something with which many of us public risk management professionals struggle. As chair of PRIMA’s External Affairs Committee, cyber risks and security are topics that we have been discussing for more than a year, and still strive to define.

Managing Your Medical Providers for Workers’ Compensation

Posted by Jeffrey Thomas on October 12, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Workers’ Compensation Self-insurance: Avoiding the Pricing Pitfalls (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by Glenn Backus on October 4, 2016 at 10:03 AM

In last week’s PRIMA Blog, we explored unallocated expenses. In this blog, we will discuss allocated expenses. According to IRMI, allocated expenses (ALAE) are defined as loss adjustment expenses that are assignable or allocable to specific claims. Fees paid to outside attorneys, experts, and investigators used to defend claims are examples of ALAE. Municipalities typically entrust their TPAs to select vendors as needed to administer the claims. One common example of an allocated expense is bill review, which is used to reprice medical bills to fee schedule.

Bridge the Gap: Working with and Recruiting Different Generations in the Workplace

Posted by Candy Whirley on September 28, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Two Major Risks in Today's Workplace and Three Strategies for Overcoming Them

Posted by Randy Anderson on September 20, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Communication problems and unresolved conflict in the workplace may be two of your biggest risks. Whether you are trying to convey policies, proper methodologies, expectations, or coaching, the ability to communicate effectively often proves to be a limiting factor for many people – especially managers and supervisors. If you are a great communicator, then you can develop broad influence and deep impact. If you struggle to be engaging, compelling and memorable, then you will likely experience and cause a lot of frustration for yourself and the people with whom you work.

Integrity: Skill Not Will

Posted by Stuart Brody on August 16, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Trending Issues for Pools

Posted by Scott Moss on July 19, 2016 at 12:51 PM

Municipal insurance pools are an excellent example of local governments working together to create efficiencies, preserve resources, and create value.

As a manager for a municipal pool, I offer my Top 10 Trending Issues for Pools:

Learn to Lead at PRIMA Institute 2016

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on May 31, 2016 at 3:28 PM

Your Mobile Workforce is Driving Up Your Exposure

Posted by Matt McDonough on May 17, 2016 at 9:22 AM

According to the National Safety Council’s Injury Facts 2016, the top three causes of fatalities on the road are drunk driving, speeding and distracted driving. It is estimated that distracted driving accounts for approximately 26% of those deaths, while drunk driving is the top cause and accounts for roughly 31% of road fatalities. It is certainly reasonable to think that distracted driving could be higher.

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