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Annual Conference Registration OPEN
June 3, 2019

Annual Conference Registration OPEN

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the ICA 110th Annual Education Conference.

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ICA 110th Annual Education Conference
June 3, 2019

ICA 110th Annual Education Conference

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the ICA 110th Annual Education Conference. 

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New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Claims Committees
May 31, 2019

New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Claims Committees

A new survey from the Life & Annuity Committee is now available online.

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ICA Debuts New Podcast to Members
May 23, 2019

ICA Debuts New Podcast to Members

The International Claim Association (ICA) is thrilled to announce the launch of its brand-new ICA Podcast! 

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Global Claims Technology Survey 2019
April 10, 2019

Global Claims Technology Survey 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI), chatbots, and wearables are just some of the technologies increasingly embedding themselves into our lives, and the insurance industry is working to employ these technologies as part of or throughout the product life cycle.

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Significant Insurance Decisions in the California Courts
April 5, 2019

Significant Insurance Decisions in the California Courts

This report summarizes the significant California appellate decisions which impact the insurance industry, including in the areas of ERISA, excess coverage and failure to cooperate.

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New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Claim Audits
March 6, 2019

New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Claim Audits

A new survey from the Life & Annuity Committee is now available online.

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Fraud Trends 2019
March 1, 2019

Fraud Trends 2019

As we begin the new year with excitement and anticipation, it is a good time to pause and consider what trends to expect regarding fraud.

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New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Payment Options
February 20, 2019

New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Payment Options

A new survey from the Life & Annuity Committee is now available online.

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New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Small Estate Affidavits
January 9, 2019

New Life & Annuity Committee Survey: Small Estate Affidavits

A new survey from the Life & Annuity Committee is now available online.

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President's Welcome

President's Welcome

Greetings.  I hope you had a joyful Thanksgiving and are looking forward to sharing the upcoming holidays with those who are dear to you.

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Building Claimant Self-Efficacy to Improve Return-to-Work Outcomes

Building Claimant Self-Efficacy to Improve Return-to-Work Outcomes

“So, how long do you need to be off work?” This was the question posed to me by the urgent care physician following a brief examination and discussion of my back pain symptoms.

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Social Security Disability-Declining Award Rates

Social Security Disability-Declining Award Rates

For the casual observer, the news media and some politicians often beat the drum that there are too many people receiving Social Security disability benefits.

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Q&A: Test Your Knowledge

Q&A: Test Your Knowledge

Questions ranging from the language of medicine to the management of claim operations.

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President's Welcome

President's Welcome

Greetings!  I hope you all have had a fantastic summer and were able to spend time with family and friends enjoying all it has to offer. 

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Greetings ICA Members

Greetings ICA Members

The wait is nearly over.  In less than four weeks, the ICA will kick off its 109th Annual Education Conference at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, Florida.   

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Opioids' impact on group life mortality

Opioids' impact on group life mortality

The opioid epidemic is in the news on a daily basis. The crisis is widespread geographically and demo-graphically, with general population opioid-related death rates quadrupling since 1999.

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Alternative Therapy For Chronic Pain

Alternative Therapy For Chronic Pain

Chronic pain has been estimated to affect more than 100 million people in the United States and is the reason for about one in five office visits to a physician.1 Chronic pain is often accompanied by psychological problems, especially depression, and frequently has an adverse impact on the occupational and social lives of those affected. 

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