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May 2019 Blog

  • July 1 Deadline Fast Approaching!

    If you are an insurance carrier or TPA licensed in South Carolina, don’t let the July 1 deadline pass you by!  Under the South Carolina Insurance Data Security Act, licensees must have an extensive risk assessment and a written information security plan complete by July 1.  The penalties for non-compliance are steep.  To learn more,…

    Posted 5/15/2019
  • Opioids and the Employer’s Right to Direct Medical Treatment in South Carolina

    Opioid use continues to be a problem throughout the United States, impacting the health of millions of people and contributing to skyrocketing medical costs. In the context of workers’ compensation claims, employers and insurance carriers should continue to closely monitor claims in which care providers prescribe opioids to treat chronic pain. When it becomes evident…

    Posted 5/7/2019