Breaking News - Option Industry Expands Coverage, Steps Toward Critics

Although critics of alternatives to workers' compensation offer only theories about bad things that MIGHT happen, they can be credited with promoting the competitive, continuous improvement of injury benefit programs.  In a new "Special Report" from Workers' Compensation Report (a newsletter covering trends and innovative strategies shaping the workers' compensation industry), nationally-respected journalist Nancy Grover writes about industry reactions to recommendations collaboratively developed by PartnerSource to further clarify and expand occupational injury benefits for approximately 1.5 million Texas employees, as well as workers in Oklahoma and other states with an "Option" to workers' compensation.  The Grover article is at  the PartnerSource recommendations can also be viewed at