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Company news

New CompOnline administrator guide available

SFM has released a new version of CompOnline. The improvements enhance security, provide more permissions to the administrator and streamline our behind-the-scenes processes allowing us to serve you even better.

SFM Foundation to host two fall fundraising events

This fall brings two opportunities to support the SFM Foundation with events in Minnesota and Iowa with the Minnesota Fall Fundraising Event on November 9 and new Iowa Bowling for Scholarships event on November 2.

MN work comp law change regarding notice of non-emergency surgery

Minnesota workers’ compensation law changed recently to allow an employee to notify their employer directly of a request for non-emergency surgery. Once notice has been given, the employer or insurer has seven days to give a response to the request.

Get to know an SFM employee: Meet a member of our in-house bill review team

Kirsten Peterson has been a Medical Support Representative at SFM for two years, and in the workers’ compensation industry for 15 years. Kirsten is part of SFM’s in-house bill review team. We asked Peterson to share a little bit about her background and her role.

Companion moving to electronic delivery

SFM’s Companion magazine for policyholders will be delivered via email only starting with the January 2024 edition.

SFM Foundation awards 16 new scholarships, holds 2023 golf fundraisers

15 years after the SFM Foundation began their mission to help make college affordable for students affected by work injuries, they’ve granted 232 scholarships totaling $3.7 million, including $502,000 awarded to 16 new recipients announced in May. The 2023 Minnesota golf event raised $125,000 and the Iowa event raised $45,000 for the scholarship program.

AM Best reaffirms SFM’s Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent)

SFM announced that its Financial Strength Rating of “A- (Excellent)” and Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” have been reaffirmed by AM Best Rating Services, Inc.

Join us for the 2023 SFM Foundation golf events

Registration is now open for the SFM Foundation 2023 Minnesota and Iowa “Golfing for Scholarships” fundraisers. The Minnesota golf event is scheduled for Monday, June 12, 2023 at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minnesota, and the Iowa event is set for Monday, May 22, 2023 at Hyperion Field Club in Johnston, Iowa.

Warning: Using third-party bill pay services can delay payment

When you use a third-party service to pay your workers’ compensation premium, your payment can be delayed.

Wisconsin loss prevention specialist recognized for service excellence

Wisconsin-based Loss Prevention Specialist Carl Gruber received SFM's most prestigious service excellence award for 2022.

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