Announcements

NOTICE: ATTENTION EMPLOYERS THE FIRST SELECTION OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDER (HCP) POSTER HAS BEEN UPDATED.

July 6, 2017 / Member Services Representative / Announcements

Effective July 6, 2017, please replace and post updated HCP Section Poster with the attached updated poster below and dispose of all old posters.  Hard copies were also mailed to your Main office to be distributed to your locations. If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please contact FISIF Member Services by […]

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2017 FISIF Safety Inspections

December 28, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements

For the 2017 coverage period, FISIF has contracted with John Lucero of CINTAS Corporation to conduct our required Member safety inspections. If you are contacted by John or his colleague, Lisa Cordray, in the coming months, please work with them to schedule and keep your appointment for inspection. As in the past, the purpose of this […]

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POST-ACCIDENT DRUG/ALCOHOL PROGRAM UPDATE

December 28, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements

To:  FISIF Members participating in Post-Accident Drug/Alcohol Testing Program From:  FISIF Member Services Re:  Notice to injured employees about obtaining post-accident drug/alcohol testing As you know, effective January 1, 2017, FISIF’s process for making first selection of health care provider will change to allow employees to make first selection.  This change in process may change […]

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NOTICE: Effective January 1, 2017, the Injured Employee will be making the first selection of Healthcare Provider (HCP)

December 20, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements, Newsletter

NOTICE: Effective January 1, 2017, the Injured Employee will be making the first selection of Healthcare Provider (HCP) to provide initial treatment for the at-work injury.  Please find  a new poster below that must be displayed immediately with your other required WC posters.   HCP Selection Change Provider poster-Employee pick first

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NMSC Issues Mandate for Ag-Employers to Provide WC Benefits

August 13, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements, WCA

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Thursday, August 4, 2016, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued its mandate in case No. S-1-SC-35426: Noe Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy and New Mexico Uninsured Employers Fund, consolidated with Maria Angelica Aguirre v. M.A. & Sons Chili Products and Food Industry Self Insurance Fund of New Mexico. The Court ruled […]

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New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Farm and Ranch Laborers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

August 4, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements, WCA

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that the exclusion of farm and ranch laborers from the Workers’ Compensation Act is unconstitutional. In a press release from the NM Workers’ Compensation Administration, the Administration stated that it intends to fully enforce the Supreme Court’s decision, upon issuance of its mandate, by requiring coverage for […]

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