ECBM Insurance Blog

Time Is Money! How Shelving That Claim Hurts Your Bottom Line

March 19, 2015

Procrastination can be a major problem in a lot of different areas of life. It can be particularly pernicious in the filing of insurance claims. A number of fears and concerns can motivate companies and individuals to put off the filing of an insurance claim. However, these delays can negatively impact the handling of the claim, sometimes even creating self-fulfilling prophecies. Continue reading

How To Find Relief After A Health Insurance Company CyberAttack

March 18, 2015

Some may argue with mandatory health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare), health insurance fraud should be minimized. This has yet to be seen Continue reading

Lost: Over a Million Years of Vacation in 2014. Reward: ???

March 12, 2015

The average American worker earned 15 paid days off in 2014. However, over 429 million days weren’t used. Employers are including vacation days in your benefits package, and they do contain value. Continue reading

Up in Smoke? Legal Marijuana Use for Medical and Recreation and its Impact on Workers’ Compensation

March 12, 2015

22 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical purposes and 2 states, Colorado and Washington, legalized marijuana for recreational use. The laws in these states grant individuals suffering from various ailments the right to seek relief through the use of marijuana. For the most part these statutes decriminalize the use of marijuana for authorized users and create some sort of patient registry. Continue reading