|Guidance on COVID-19 and the Workplace
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are working to provide information to employers about worker safety and exposure to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
POSTED MARCH 30, 2020
|DWC Updates Meeting and Event Plans
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is postponing or creating online options for several upcoming meetings and events to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
POSTED MARCH 26, 2020
|TDI adjusts licensing, continuing education requirements
Governor Greg Abbott has approved waiving certain licensing requirements for insurance agents and adjusters at the request of the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). These measures will ensure services remain available during the state’s response to coronavirus COVID-19.
POSTED MARCH 24, 2020
|State takes actions to expand use of telemedicine services
The state is taking steps to expand the use of telemedicine to help doctors across Texas treat their patients and limit the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.
POSTED MARCH 18, 2020
|TDI updates meeting, event plans
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is postponing or creating online options for several upcoming meetings and events to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
POSTED MARCH 13, 2020
|Three Companies Earn Safety Awards
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recognized three Texas companies for exemplary workplace safety programs and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses by renewing their Lone Star Safety Awards.
POSTED MARCH 10, 2020
|BCBSTX to repay consumers for emergency claims, marketing errors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has agreed to repay consumers after a Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) review found delays in handling out-of-network emergency claims and incorrect information in consumer notices and marketing materials.
POSTED MARCH 06, 2020
|In a Trade Dominated by Men, Tambré Martinez is Paving New Roads in Construction
Martinez’s skills, along with her partners’ background in construction and maintenance, combined to create a good foundation for the contracting business. Seven years ago, the partners launched Building EdLacer, a San Antonio-based contracting firm named in memory of a partner’s father.
POSTED MARCH 03, 2020
|Body shop owner busted
San Antonio body shop owner Arturo Martinez was sentenced to two years in state jail today after an investigation by the Texas Department of Insurance found he had cashed insurance claim checks without repairing his client’s car.
POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2020
|DWC Announces 2020 Regional Safety Seminars
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announces the dates and locations for this year’s Regional Safety Seminars.
POSTED FEBRUARY 10, 2020