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SFM employees assemble 'Roadside Kindness Packets' for Small Sums and The Dignity Center — May 18, 2015

SFM employees partnered with Small Sums and The Dignity Center by assembling 1,800 packets that individuals can carry in their cars to be handed out to homeless individuals on the roadside asking for money.

SFM research on school employee injuries presented at symposium — May 7, 2015

SFM Risk Consultant Katie Schofield, Ph.D., and Large Accounts Business Manager Craig Stroinski presented the results of research into work injuries among school employees at the National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium Wednesday, May 6, at the University of Minnesota.

SFM announces 2014 year-end results — April 29, 2015

SFM Mutual Insurance Company announced its 2014 financial results today in its annual review.

CompRehab surpasses state averages in first quarter — April 21, 2015

CompRehab, Inc., beat statewide averages for the percentage of injured employees working at the closure of their rehabilitation cases, and the percentage earning at or above their pre-injury wage.

SFM Foundation golf events scheduled in Minnesota, Iowa — April 8, 2015

The SFM Foundation's seventh annual Golfing for Scholarships event takes place Monday, June 15, at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minn. For the first time this year, the Foundation will also hold a golf event in Iowa.

New address for SFM medical bills — March 18, 2015

Starting April 13, medical providers should send all SFM work-injury-related medical bills and records directly to SFM. SFM will begin processing workers' compensation medical bills internally in April and will no longer outsource this service.

Claimant ordered to pay nearly $100,000 in fraud case — March 5, 2015

An SFM claimant who submitted forged timecards to receive temporary partial disability payments was ordered to pay SFM $96,579 in restitution to cover the fraudulently received benefits, as well as legal and surveillance expenses at his criminal sentencing hearing on Monday, February 23.

SFM Foundation seeking scholarship applicants — February 11, 2015

If you know any high school or college students with parents who've experienced work injuries, please let them know that they may be eligible for SFM Foundation scholarships.

Iowa governor names new workers' compensation commissioner — February 5, 2015

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad named attorney Joe Cortese to serve as the state's workers' compensation commissioner effective Feb. 16, subject to Iowa Senate confirmation.

Sign up for alerts to be notified of new claims — January 21, 2015

You can receive an email whenever someone in your organization reports an injury to SFM by setting up alerts in CompOnline®. Learn how.

SFM to move medical bill processing in house — January 14, 2015

In late April 2015, SFM will begin processing workers' compensation medical bills internally. The process is currently handled by CorVel Corporation.

 

 

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