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Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. (PCMI) is hosting a webinar on Thursday, September 28, 2017, to cover upcoming changes to Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements, as well as provide an overview of the Pinnacle ACA Dashboard.

Resident Affordable Care Act expert and PCMI Compliance Counsel, Jon Alexander, will guide you through the 2017 updates to the tangled web of Affordable Care Act regulations, mandates, and reporting requirements.

When you attend, you'll learn about:

•       Affordable Care Act Updates

As of January 2017, insurers are now required to report all claims to the California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB). These include claims for which any medical care is provided and medical costs are incurred, including those involving first aid treatment, even if the insurer did not make the payment. 

Stephanie Metzinger

Western Growers Insurance Services has hired Matt Luis who will be responsible for expanding property/casualty (P&C) insurance services to current and future members in California’s Central Valley region. Most recently, Luis worked with Federated Insurance Company as a P&C broker in the Central Valley. Luis worked directly with business owners and their teams to provide a full-service P&C program to protect their companies and help minimize their exposure to loss.

Stephanie Metzinger

Ken Cooper has joined Western Growers as the new Director of Risk Strategy, where he will head the expansion and implementation of comprehensive risk management strategies. As the lead for the Western Growers Risk Resources Team, Cooper will spearhead the development of innovative on-site and virtual solutions that are customized to meet the loss control and safety needs of Western Growers’ members.

Stephanie Metzinger

Business operations need to be vigilant in meeting safety rules and regulations as Cal/OSHA has announced they intend to increase inspections, continuing an ongoing trend. Over the last several years, Cal/OSHA inspections and violations have surged. The agency has also indicated they will adopt the newly implemented federal fine levels that will almost double current fines for violations in California.

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