Employees Vs. Independent Contractors: Who’s Covered Under a Workers’ Compensation Policy?

Posted on: April 3, 2017 by Care Providers Insurance

Employers should understand the difference between employees and independent contractors when deciding whether or not to invest in a workers’ compensation insurance policy. Without understanding this distinction, your clients may decline to purchase a workers’ compensation policy, leaving them under-insured and vulnerable to lawsuits. Below are answers to frequently asked questions regarding employees and independent […] Read More

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Care Providers Partners with Praesidium to Reduce Abuse

Posted on: November 1, 2016 by Care Providers Insurance

Care Providers Insurance Services is proud to partner with Praesidium in order to provide top-level loss control services to our insureds. Through this partnership, any Care Providers insured automatically gains access to Praesidium’s various services at a discounted rate or zero cost. For over 20 years, Praesidium has worked with 4,000 clients across diverse industries […] Read More

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Myths About Directors & Officers Liability

Posted on: October 1, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

Lawsuits against Directors and Officers on nonprofit boards are increasing at an alarming rate. Still, many find themselves under insured and completely unaware of the fact that directors’ and officers’ personal assets are at risk without D&O insurance. In today’s society, nonprofits and their boards commonly face allegations of wrongdoing that wrack up some large bills. […] Read More

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Mitigating Risk for Summer Camps and Sports Camps

Posted on: June 3, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

As summer approaches, and summer youth camps and sports camps begin, it is important to remember the potential risks associated with running a camp for young athletes. Physical injury, illness, abuse, and property damage are only a few of the risks that must be managed throughout the program. Controlling these risks can be extremely challenging; […] Read More

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Are Educational Programs Within Prisons Worth it?

Posted on: April 28, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

When implementing an educational program, your clients have many considerations to make; what is the best way to go about starting the program? What type of Educational Programs Insurance will they need? Are they choosing the right setting? This last question is especially poignant when it comes to prison educational programs. Educational programs within prisons […] Read More

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What are the Biggest Challenges Facing Non-Profits?

Posted on: April 21, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

Your non-profit clients have many considerations to make when it comes to figuring out the best way to run their business. Where will their funding come from? What is their organization’s mission statement? Do they have the right Non-Profit Insurance Policy? Amongst these questions though, are not even the biggest challenges that non-profits frequently face. […] Read More

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Are Minorities Aptly Represented in Special Needs Schools?

Posted on: March 31, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

What is a “high risk” special needs student? According to the National Association of Special Education Teachers (naset), the definition of a high-risk student is one that is “experiencing possibly severe emotional, social, environmental or academic stress.” Special Education teachers, and teachers in general, play an important role in reducing the risks of “At Risk” […] Read More

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When Non-Profits Have to Make Tough Calls

Posted on: March 13, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

Your clients in the non-profit sector have a very noble role in the communities they serve; their services assist the less-fortunate, the disabled, or even those that need temporary help in a time of need. There are cases, however, in which non-profits have to make tough calls; when they can’t serve someone because they don’t […] Read More

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Child Service Groups Under Fire for Psychiatric Drug Use

Posted on: February 27, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

On Tuesday February 25th, California lawmakers gathered in Sacramento to discuss the overuse of psychiatric drugs on foster children in the state. These lawmakers are pledging to improve the lives of thousands of vulnerable teems after more than a decade of what they say is government inaction, according to an article published in The Press […] Read More

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Recognizing the Challenges of Youth Mentoring

Posted on: February 24, 2015 by Care Providers Insurance

One of the most commonly known youth mentoring organizations in America is CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocates for children. In addition to serving on a national level, there are CASA facilities in cities nationwide, all of which require specialized Youth Mentoring Insurance or CASA Insurance Policies to protect against the various risks they face […] Read More

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