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Are Nursing Home Volunteers Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

Posted on: August 29, 2016 by Gerry Dumke

Volunteers are an incredible asset to nursing homes and eldercare centers around the country. Not only do these volunteers commit endless amounts of time, talent, and efforts contributing to the services provided by nursing home but there is also a significant cost savings in using volunteers. In fact, according to a study by Independent Sector, […] Read More

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Captive Insurers Finish Strong in 2015

Posted on: August 26, 2016 by Chris Murray

According to a new A.M. Best special report, captive insurers rated by the agency ended 2015 in strong form, recording pretax operating income of $1.4 billion, which represents a 13.5% increase over 2014. Moreover, the report titled, “U.S. Captive Insurers Benefit From Core Competencies,” states that the favorable overall results for the rated domestic captive […] Read More

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The Potential Brexit Effect on Captive Insurers

Posted on: July 7, 2016 by Chris Murray

United Kingdom (UK) voters took a historic step on June 23, 2016 when they voted to leave the European Union (EU), sending shockwaves throughout Europe and across the pond in the United States as the British pound plummeted and the financial markets roiled. Many of the eventual consequences of Brexit will only become apparent as […] Read More

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The Growing Interest of Cell Captives

Posted on: June 23, 2016 by Chris Murray

Over the last two decades, there has been growing interest from smaller and mid-size companies in forming a captive as a risk transfer vehicle. For many, however, the resources and capital required to form a single or pure captive is not a viable option. That’s where the use of cell captives come in, with dozens […] Read More

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Demotech Assigns Financial Stability Rating® to Midwest Insurance Group

Posted on: May 27, 2016 by Chris Murray

Midwest Insurance Group, a Risk Retention Group (RRG) providing professional liability and general liability for nursing homes and physicians in Indiana, has been assigned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, by Demotech, Inc. Demotech is a financial analysis firm that specializes in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers. Caitlin Morgan […] Read More

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Tennessee Captive Insurance Update: Legislation Designed to Attract Re-domestication

Posted on: May 18, 2016 by Chris Murray

Tennessee over the last few years has become a domicile of choice for captive insurance companies. In 2015, according the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, there were 57 new captives established in the Volunteer State. This included 47 pure captives, four Risk Retention Groups (RRGs), and six PCCs (containing 106 protected cells), which represented […] Read More

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Organizations that Make Good Captive Candidates

Posted on: May 10, 2016 by Chris Murray

Captive insurance companies have increased in popularity over the last several years, with increasingly more organizations realizing the benefits and cost-effectiveness of a captive in managing risk. A captive structure reflects a business’ risk profile and its exposures rather than how the traditional commercial insurance market determines rates. What’s more, over the years, the scope […] Read More

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Domicile When Establishing A Captive

Posted on: May 2, 2016 by Chris Murray

There are several important factors to consider when setting up a captive, including the domicile and structure. Currently there are 29 domiciles in the United States, which includes the District of Colombia. In evaluating the appropriate captive site for your client, be sure to give careful consideration to the following: Receptiveness and commitment to captives: The […] Read More

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Benefits of Captives Infographic

Posted on: February 29, 2016 by Caitlin Morgan

Captives are an attractive alternative risk solution to self-insurance, with about 40% of major U.S. corporations and many multinational companies today owning their own captive insurance company. Here is a closer look at the benefits of such business structures.  Caitlin Morgan specializes in offering captive insurance solutions and can provide you with expertise and services to […] Read More

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Meet Up with Caitlin Morgan’s Chris Kramer at the CICA’s International Conference, March 6-8

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Chris Kramer, Senior Vice President, Business Development, of Caitlin Morgan, will be attending the 2016 CICA’s International Conference taking place March 6-8 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Arizona. For 40 years, the CICA International Conference has been the place captive business happens, and we’re very proud to be a part of this event. “We […] Read More

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