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Workers’ comp opioid addiction is a murky area. While we are helping curb new addictions, we’re still failing a number of employees already dependent.
Liberty Mutual appears to be the first carrier to create a workflow process for evaluating medical marijuana expense reimbursement requests.
Determining whether an injury was caused by work is fraught with difficulty.
Identifying and understanding an employee’s behavioral and social issues will enhance recovery.
Working through realistic scenarios, veteran workers’ compensation experts pointed out flaws in claims management.
Return to work should be an active part of the recovery process, not just the end goal.
American Airlines needed to take aggressive action to resolve 6,000 lingering workers’ compensation claims.
Progressive companies focus on behavioral health issues to enhance recovery from workers’ compensation injuries.
For Disney’s Tim East, the way forward is to change the way we think about — and talk about — workers’ compensation.
These sessions are among the many presentations on Nov. 30 at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® and Expo.
The 2016 Teddy Award workers’ compensation winners share the same fierce commitment to safeguarding the lives and livelihoods of their people.
The NWCDC is committed to help you stay abreast of industry trends and manage disability and work comp’s toughest challenges.
A study concludes that stress at work increases the likelihood of worker injury.
Employers adopting advocacy practices derive better outcomes from their efforts to improve claims experiences.
More employers turn to triage nurses to determine whether a hospital emergency room visit is necessary.
The real impact of nurses on workers’ comp claims outcomes is largely overlooked.
NWCDC’s presentations offer leading-edge strategies from employers and other experts to mitigate workers’ comp and disability challenges.
Quality assurance audits help risk managers, insurers and TPAs counteract weaknesses in delivery of services.
Learn the quantifiable benefits of adding a nurse to your WC claim and where they can have the biggest impact.
Nurses with soft skills can significantly improve outcomes on complex claims.
One expert in workers’ comp law recounts some of the most interesting cases of the year.