News: 2009 Press Release
For Release: June 5, 2009
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Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner Announces Agenda, Location for Hearing on Rising Workers' Comp Costs
Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner will hold the continuation of the Claims Cost Benchmark hearing to further investigate workers' compensation medical costs.
WHO: Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner
WHEN: Monday, June 8, 2009
WHERE: East End Complex Auditorium
1500 Capitol Ave
AGENDA: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Insurance Company Representatives
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Self-Insured Employers
2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Physicians and Medical Groups
3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Other Medical Providers and Networks
3:30 p.m. Public Testimony
Commissioner Poizner has worked to ensure an efficient and effective workers' compensation insurance market. In the last month alone, he released a top down review of the Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau and an audit of State Fund, the state's workers' compensation insurer of last resort. Both reviews included specific recommendations that would make the organizations more proficient and successful at their duties.
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