Texas Nonsubscriber Insurance Market Insights

After more than a decade of hyper-competition that has driven soft (low premium) pricing from innovative insurers, the market for Texas injury benefit programs has experienced significant change in the past year. Read more>

Five Questions With Gabe Saenz

Gabe Saenz, senior team coordinator, celebrates his two-year anniversary with PartnerSource in April. Before joining PartnerSource, Saenz spent 10 years working in the legal profession. He spends a few minutes telling us about his work, his creativity, and a motto in which he finds great inspiration. Meet Gabe.

Texas Innovation: Applied to Injury Benefits

One of the many reasons Texas is a unique place for business is the opportunity to choose your own responsible injury benefit program. NTX, a publication of the North Texas Commission, profiled PartnerSource in its most recent issue, which focused on the future for Texas businesses. Read more>

 

Case Study: ERISA at Work

Putting the focus on the employee provides the best outcomes for both parties. Learn more>

Five Questions With: Tim Fatheree

Get to know Tim Fatheree, claims manager at PartnerSource. Read more>

Benchmarking studies reflect strong performance for injured employees, employers

Relying on the largest claims database for Texas injury benefit programs, PartnerSource performs biennial benchmarking studies within the healthcare, manufacturing, retail, trucking & distribution, restaurant, and hospitality industries. Read More>

PartnerSource Honors Wingfield with Greenshield Award

Texas nonsubscription industry leader acknowledged for helping to deliver better medical outcomes for injured workers.  Read more>

PartnerSource Names 2019 Compassionate Service Award Winners

 

Winners noted for outstanding dedication to employees’ health and well-being.  Read more>

 

Five Questions With: Amy Blank, Vice President, Partnership Services

Five Questions With: Amy Blank, Vice President, Partnership Services.  Read more >

Top 5 tips on getting injured workers back to work

The likelihood of a long, expensive leave of absence skyrockets if an injured employee is not treated well and the employer is disengaged.  Learn 5 tips on getting injured workers back to work.

Top 4 Arbitration Practice Tips … At The Front End

July 22, 2019

by Amanda Thompson, PartnerSource Team Leader

There are well-established Texas law that favors agreements between workers and companies to arbitrate negligence liability claims. Learn four tips for arbitration.

Bucking trends in injured worker care for 25 years

June 26, 2019

Almost overnight, companies ramped up outsourcing of human capital processes, including workers’ compensation claims management. In the midst of rapid globalization and rethinking how best to support on-the-job injuries, PartnerSource was formed.

 Texas workers' compensation laws were being re-written and smart companies saw an opportunity to attract the best talent through better benefits. Read more >

Texas injury benefit plans powered by PartnerSource keep getting better

June 20, 2019

Thirty years ago, senior partners at Dallas’ oldest and largest law firm were telling their young-pup-lawyer, Bill Minick (now PartnerSource Chairman) about how clients could no longer stay in business due to crazy-high workers’ compensation insurance costs.

And right then, the first injury benefit plans were born… out of necessity. Read more >

On-the-job injury is a simple social policy issue, right? Well, not exactly… But it may be more straight-forward than you think.

June 10, 2019

Important topics that require determination and insight do need to be addressed, like injury benefit eligibility and benefit adequacy.

Is it possible to find agreement between those who prefer a heavily-regulated state workers’ compensation system and those who prefer an advanced substitute? Read more > 

New Tax Laws Benefit Texas Workers in Alternative Plans

April 15, 2019

2018 opt-out taxes are down, so “Tim’s” injury benefits are up when he loses time from work

How do the new tax laws impact an injured worker under Texas workers' compensation? Learn more > 

 

What about the Workers? Explosive Growth in Gig Economy, Including Lyft and Uber, Brings Worker Benefit Programs to Forefront

March 29, 2019

It’s ‘back to the future,’ as embryonic gig worker benefit programs look like Texas injury benefit plans 30 years ago

There’s no shortage of investment in the growing gig economy. With it comes significant interest in finding out how our modern workplace’s workers will be covered in the event of an injury or illness on the job. Read More>

 

 

PartnerSource Names Compassionate Service Award Winners

December 12, 2018

PartnerSource, the leading source for responsible alternatives to traditional workers’ compensation, recently honored two industry professionals with awards for outstanding commitment and dedication...

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TDI Report

December 6, 2016

"This new TDI report, coupled with actuarial data on Texas Option performance -- which we have extensive and verifiable results on -- provides clear proof that Texas’ competitive environment encourages innovation and delivers positive results."

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules on Vasquez v. Dillard's

September 13, 2016

Option Supporters Vow to Continue Efforts in Light of the “Unconstitutional” Ruling

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Oklahoma Innovative Work Comp Alternative Works, New Survey Says

February 11, 2016

The workers’ compensation alternative that Oklahoma legislators passed in 2013 is working, according to a new client survey conducted by PartnerSource. This is the first time data on the “Oklahoma Option” has been compiled.

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Oklahoma Option Supreme Court Litigation and PCI Report on Cost Shifting

June 30, 2016

Option success:  “The Oklahoma Option has been very successful in providing more information to workers on their rights and responsibilities, improving disability benefits for injured workers and achieving better medical outcomes. It has also dramatically reduced the number of claim disputes between employers and workers, and reduced costs for employers and taxpayers, which supports creation of new jobs in a struggling Oklahoma economy.”

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