UPMC WorkPartners, part of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, has launched a new workers' compensation product line offering dollar one coverage for Pennsylvania companies.

According to UPMC WorkPartners, the new commercial workers’ compensation product is available for fully insured companies in Pennsylvania effective July 1, 2010.

David Weir, president of WorkPartners, said: Now, with our new Commercial Workers’ Compensation product, fully-insured employers in Pennsylvania can have the same type of expert claims management along with our proven track record in managing workers’ compensation and overall health and productivity in the workplace.

Patrick Haughey, senior director of workers’ compensation at WorkPartners, said: “The differentiator that sets WorkPartners apart from other workers’ compensation carriers in Pennsylvania is our unsurpassed comprehensive network of resources focused on the individual employee’s health and well-being.”