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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.
The NWCDC Medical Management track will offer sessions to help attendees with strategies fro improving outcomes while reining in costs.
A large proportion of work-related musculoskeletal impairments require Medicare set aside arrangements.
Learn how to succeed with an unbundled claims management approach.
Pharmaceuticals can do as much harm as good. Payers can help keep treatments in check.
An injured deli counter clerk abuses her prescription medications.
Learn how to help adjusters achieve good results for payers and workers’ compensation claimants.
More customers benefit from digital risk services from carriers and vendors.
New CDC findings on opioid abuse point to need for prescription curbs.
Remote access to care could revolutionize workers’ comp case management and patient care.
A flat fee for bill review services would bring transparency to TPA service charges.
Evidence shows aggressive care may improve injury outcomes.
Employer forced to pay for high blood pressure meds when worker proves secondary link to work injury.
A teen amusement park worker gets injured, then tries to take his employer for a ride.
A routine back injury evolves into chronic pain.
Training programs for claims practitioners are in need of improvement.
Highlights of the 2013 NWC&D Conference® and Expo in Las Vegas.
Creativity and skilled execution help our winners tackle tough problems.
A snowmobile accident leaves an Alaskan pipeline project manager with life-altering injuries.
Workers’ comp needs a more focused approach to mental health issues.
A 49-year-old chemist working in Frankfurt, Germany, was left paralyzed after an accident.