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When all stakeholders understand the direction care will take, it is easier to prevent care delays and avoid harmful treatment missteps.
With other lines entering hard markets, workers’ compensation policyholders should start asking themselves how much longer their rates can keep dropping.
Some concerns were consistent with last year’s findings, but others show a shift in what worries WC professionals the most.
The Superior Court of New Jersey affirmed a workers’ compensation judge’s ruling that required an employer to reimburse its employee for the employee’s prescription use of medical marijuana.
While safety efforts have been dedicated to preventing falls or crushing injuries, more can be done to prevent these five common work injuries.
Direct messaging capability connects providers and pharmacies with the information they need to deliver optimal patient care.
Omar Taha, senior director of continuous improvement at One Call, shared how his research on continuous improvement can help improve care for injured workers.
Because health care plays a big role in workers’ compensation, it is no surprise that the idea of pricing transparency is starting to trickle into the industry.
Baby boomers are expected to place greater demands on both the group health and workers’ comp industries due to comorbidities associated with advanced age.
This Kansas workers’ comp manager changed one school’s safety culture by focusing on proper training, work-life balance and the world of special education.
Data has linked MSDs to opioid overdoses. But there may be hope yet: implementing proper ergonomic practices.
At NWCDC 2019, Risk & Insurance® sat down with Paradigm’s John Watts to discuss the company’s approach to catastrophic care and how it can be applied to other injuries.
At NWCDC 2019, Risk & Insurance® sat down with Optum’s David Young to discuss the company’s new technology platform and their plans for 2020.
At the close of NWCDC, an expert panel offered a spectrum of actionable advice for maximizing patient medical outcomes and targeting resources where they can do the most good.
At Carisk, the company takes complex claims management to heart with their Pathways 2 Recovery program.
Thursday morning, let the winners of the 2019 Teddy Award inspire you to build your own award-winning workers’ compensation program.
Kohl’s Department Stores knew a reactive approach in claims management wouldn’t help them achieve their goals. So they got proactive.
Specialty drugs, prescription cascades and generics are all impacting the cost of drugs in the workers’ compensation industry.
Absenteeism, higher rates of accidents and frequent tardiness are making this already costly epidemic even more expensive.
Evaluating a center of excellence is the key to making sure injured workers get the best care for the best price.