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- 02/01/14--03:34: _Updated CorCareRX F...
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- 10/01/16--14:53: _Congratulations Sue...
- 10/06/16--14:56: _MCSIP Annual Meetin...
- 10/08/16--09:59: _MCSIP Achieves Audi...
- 11/01/16--04:17: _Red Flag Indicators...
- 02/11/17--06:00: _MCSIP Welcomes Town...
- 03/03/17--07:21: _Fox 5 Retracts and ...
- 05/21/17--19:03: _NACo Recognizes Mon...
- 06/06/17--03:44: _MCSIP Workers’ Comp...
- 06/15/17--03:27: _MCSIP Program Membe...
- 01/20/18--04:41: _Wendy Karpel Receiv...
- 01/20/18--05:03: _MC Innovations Hold...
- 03/01/18--05:01: _New Multi-Factor Au...
- 02/01/14--03:52: Important Information for Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Users
- 02/01/14--03:57: OSHA Recordkeeping Form 300A Deadline
- 09/19/14--08:51: Claims Audit Score Results
- 10/01/16--14:53: Congratulations Sue Theiss and Steve Smith
- 10/06/16--14:56: MCSIP Annual Meeting Scheduled for October 26, 2016
- 10/08/16--09:59: MCSIP Achieves Audit Score of 95%
- 11/01/16--04:17: Red Flag Indicators of Fraud
- 02/11/17--06:00: MCSIP Welcomes Town of Garrett Park as Member
- 03/03/17--07:21: Fox 5 Retracts and Apologizes for Report Inaccuracies
- 01/20/18--04:41: Wendy Karpel Receives Recognition Award
- 03/01/18--05:01: New Multi-Factor Authentication Requirements
A revised CorCareRX FirstFill Pharmacy Instructions and Card is now available for downloading. The form should be provided to injured worker following an accident. For more information, visit the Prescriptions page.
We’ve recently learned that a few Members have upgraded to Internet Explorer 9 (IE9). Please note that CareMC currently supports Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8. Users may experience freezing screens and error messages as a result of the upgrade. In order to combat this issue, users should turn on Compatibility View in IE9.… Read More Important Information for Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Users
Companies required by OSHA to post Recordkeeping Form 300A have until February 1 to get their records in order. Form 300 A is a summary log of work-related injuries from the previous year (2012) that OSHA requires non-exempt employers to post for employees to see between February 1 through April 30.
The Montgomery County Self Insurance Program (MCSIP) performs a claims audit to determine the quality of the work performed by the MCI Team. Aon Global Risk Consulting recently completed the audit which covered the period July 1, 2013 through June 11, 2014 with a goal of 90% or greater. Pamela R. Schroeder, Chief for the… Read More Claims Audit Score Results
Sue Theiss and Steve Smith, both are supervisors for the Workers’ Compensation Team were presented with Certificates of Appreciation for their continued commitment to team work. Certificates were presented by Pearl Monroe on September 15, 2016.
Pam Schroeder Chief, Division of Risk Management for Montgomery County Government will be hosting the Montgomery County Self Insurance Program Annual Meeting on October 26, 2016. Announcements will be sent to the Member contact with specifics.
The Montgomery County Division of Risk Management is pleased to announce that the recent audit of the Montgomery County Self Insurance Program by Aon Global Risk Consulting (Aon) resulted in a combined audit score of the Casualty and Property claims of 95% out of a possible 100%. The audit activities were specifically tailored to meet… Read More MCSIP Achieves Audit Score of 95%
Detection, the first line of defense. Most claims are legitimate, but many are inflated or can be fraudulent. The claims professional closely reviews all claims for possible fraud. No one of the following indicators by itself is necessarily suspicious, and does not mean that fraud has been committed. Indicators are “Red Flags” only, and not… Read More Red Flag Indicators of Fraud
MCSIP Welcomes Town of Garrett Park as Member Pamela Schroeder, Chief, Division of Risk Management announces the addition of a new member to the Montgomery County Self Insurance Program (MCSIP). Effective December 1, 2016, the Town of Garrett Park became an official member of the program. Through the direction of the MC Innovations, MCSIP provides… Read More MCSIP Welcomes Town of Garrett Park as Member
On February 8, 2017, Fox 5 reported the inappropriate handling of workers’ compensation claims in Montgomery County. The Fox 5 story initially reported a Montgomery County firefighter who was alleging he wasn’t being reimbursed for expenses and had not received appropriate treatment. Further he alleged that CorVel was incentivized to delay and deny treatment. In… Read More Fox 5 Retracts and Apologizes for Report Inaccuracies
The National Association of Counties (NACo) recognizes Montgomery County Maryland, Risk Management, Occupational Health and Safety team. Faced with budget constraints in 2010, the Division of Risk Management successfully transitioned a traditionally reactive Safety Program (mandated programs and accident investigation) into a proactive Safety Culture permeating the organization. Pam Schroeder, Chief, Division of Risk Management… Read More NACo Recognizes Montgomery County Maryland, Risk Management, Occupational Health and Safety Team
In 2016, Montgomery County Self Insurance Program (MCSIP) Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager Karen Ware announced her plan to retire. Karen has provided excellent leadership to the supervisors and claims units, and will be instrumental in the transition of the new manager. We appreciate the dedication she had for high standards of quality claim service delivery… Read More MCSIP Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager Karen Ware to Retire; April (Boltz) LeVan Tapped to Lead Function
Montgomery County Self Insurance Program member, Del Spurrier, of the Montgomery County Government – Department of General Services, Division of Fleet Management Services, regularly meets with key players involved with the department’s workers’ compensation claims and return to work coordination. Following a recent meeting, Del expressed his gratitude to Angela Wiley-Jones, the Montgomery County Workers’… Read More MCSIP Program Member Expresses Gratitude for Leadership and Partnership
At the winter conference of the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo), Wendy Karpel, Associate County Attorney, was recently recognized by the Board of Directories for her contributions and support to the Board on important issues for workers’ compensation and liability. Jerry Walker, acting President of MACo stated “Your broad knowledge and ability to analyze workers’… Read More Wendy Karpel Receives Recognition Award
On January 5, 2018, MC innovations sponsored two educational sessions for MCSIP members. Several members braved the cold temperatures to hear Jeffrey W. Stickle, Associate County Attorney Montgomery County Government, speak about The Impact of the Opioid Crisis & The Work-Related Injury. Following Jeff’s presentation, Darla J. Croce RKT, CWT – Director of Business Development… Read More MC Innovations Holds MCSIP Member Training Event at Travilah Fire Station 32
To protect you and our clients’ information, we are establishing an extra security measure for anyone who logs in to CareMC from a computer outside of the CorVel network. The new process that when you log into the CareMC website, you will receive a message from email@example.com containing a one-time use secure access code sent… Read More New Multi-Factor Authentication Requirements