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Articles from Risk & Insurance (May 1, 2004)

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'Work as therapy': Sue S. Keener, workers' compensation guru, prevents employees from turning "soft and squishy.". Green, Paula L. 1088
A time to lead: the next frontier for PRIMA and its new president, Cindy Davis, will be educating some of the organization's newer members who have joined since Sept. 11. They include small towns, municipalities and other public entities that don't have full-time risk managers. Gurevitz, Susan 1137
A wallet's wallop: will consumers force the cost of health care down if they have to use more of their own cash to pay for it? That's one of the big questions behind the move toward consumer-directed health plans. But will this strategy prove any more effective than more traditional options? Allen, Russ 1911
Agents & brokers at odds: a federal charter goes too far; fix state insurance regulations and we'll all be better off, a coalition of independent brokers claims. 553
Agents & brokers at odds: implement a federal charter now; a federal charter is "essential" to the insurance industry, say the brokerage community's big guns. McKnight, Markham 617
Broker to move to new HQ. 157
Choppy waters: John Keogh, president and CEO of National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., the nation's leading writer of directors' and officers' liability insurance, calls the D&O market "unpredictable." He sat recently for an interview with Risk & Insurance. Our questions and his answers follow. Slattery, Thomas J. 1597
Court limits recovery. 156
Crossing their fingers: whatever price the marketplace will dictate this time around, risk managers Craig Smith and Nancy L. Chambers feel they've done their duty in their fight to keep the impact on taxpayers to a minimum. Tuohy, Cyril 1414
Flying high: thanks to Boeing's job modification initiative, the company now enjoys a tenfold return on its injury reduction investments. It's also enjoying big boosts in productivity and employee-employer relations. McCue, Dan 3588
Former CIAB leader calls for immediate reform; influencial voice dismisses state regulators as too slow in a fast changing world. 207
From the editor. Tuohy, Cyril 222
Hospitals headed the way of managed care? With hospital costs over the past two years a leading indicator of health care inflation, the employee benefits world has been designing new controls modeled after managed care. But this time around, the benefits world is looking to apply the models to hospitals. Otrompke, John 576
Jordans sue over mold at Highland Park home; homeowners with mold problems: you are not alone. Michael Jordan--millionaire athlete, marketer, mansion owner--understands your frustration. Ciokajlo, Mickey 233
Jury out on HIPAA and claims: when Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in 1996, the risk management community perceived it as regulating health insurance coverage provided as part of an employee benefits package. Mangan, Joe 286
Keeping a vital practice alive: Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Co. recognized that without a process in place for improving risk selection, the company would continue to struggle in today's economic climate. Given its situation, ILM knew it had to explore risk assessment technology solutions. Walters, Dave 1513
NASA under siege. Deering, Ann; Haynes, William E. Cover Story 2381
New comp cost study. 102
Nowhere to hide. Strazewski, Len 530
Risk management & benefits consultants buyer's guide. 2577
RRGs' global hegemony. Crombie, Roger 572
Strange bedfellows. Rousmaniere, Peter 583
Thinking of caps. Houghton, Denise H. 513
Three's (grudging) company: for now, incremental change is the only chance for insurance industry reform coming out of Washington. Given the fractious nature of the industry and the archaic laws which govern it, that may end up pleasing no one. Sandberg, Lisa 1495
TRIA extension favored. 94
Upcoming events. Calendar 286
Workers' comp disparities called 'perverse': at a recent hearing, Postmaster General John Potter illustrated the disparities in the United States Postal Service's workers' comp benefit system. Filipczyk, Kathleen 218
Worth repeating. 98

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