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Postmates to Offer Benefits to Gig Workers

August 14, 2019

Postmates Inc. will offer occupational accident insurance benefits this fall to fleet members, the company announced Tuesday. The San Francisco-based company, which uses gig economy workers to deliver food, groceries, alcohol and more to individuals via an app, has about 350,000 independently contracted drivers.

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Better Medicine?

February 1, 2019

It has been touted and critiqued, but everyone can at least agree that direct primary care (DPC) is leaving an imprint across the self-insured community. The real question is, can recasting the medical gatekeeper approach without any actual claims deliver better results?

Read the full article featuring quotes from OneBeacon Accident & Health's Christy Vago.

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Uber driver insurance program not workers comp, but provides similar benefits

August 6, 2018

BOSTON — A risk management official for Uber Technologies Inc. said the rideshare company’s program to provide benefits for injuries sustained by its drivers while working on the Uber app is an important first step to establishing benefits for these drivers, but affirmed that the program is not a workers comp program and that Uber believes it correctly classifies its drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.

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