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Nancy Grover is the president of NMG Consulting and the Editor of Workers' Compensation Report, a publication of our parent company, LRP Publications. She can be reached at [email protected]
The 2016 opening keynote speaker for NWCDC is passionate about harnessing technology to keep injured workers engaged with their recovery.
A new report suggests that the prescription opioid crisis is getting worse, not better.
Where higher reimbursement rates exist for workers’ comp, physicians may be more inclined to categorize an injury as occupational.
The National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals is calling for limits on the duration and doses of opioids.
Experts explain what changes employers can expect from OSHA in the near future.
Employers should be aware of how the effects of aging can increase risks for older drivers in the workplace.
According to a WCRI study, North Carolina stands to reap huge savings by adopting a Texas-style workers’ comp drug formulary.
A majority of patients still believe that opioids are the most effective remedy for pain, and expect treating physicians to prescribe them.
Experts endorse an advocacy-based claims model to drive better outcomes and reduce litigation.
The Food and Drug Administration’s new label requirements for opioids stress the risk of abuse, addiction, overdose, and death.
Robotic suits are now becoming a reality in the effort to prevent injuries, according to NIOSH.
Governments as well as employers stand to benefit significantly by investing in programs that keep employees at work after an illness or injury.
Federal agencies are considering safety rules aimed at reducing the risks associated with drivers with untreated obstructive sleep disorder.
Departing I.I.I. president Bob Hartwig reflects on what lies ahead, for the industry and for himself.
Bills in the state’s House and Senate would free payers from any obligation to reimburse for medical marijuana.
The new head of the NBCH believes that the administration of occupational and nonoccupational conditions should be integrated wherever possible.
Employers trying to protect their workers from the Zika virus are advised to stay informed and to make sure they don’t run afoul of the law.
A state commission panel ruled that the appearance of equal treatment under the dual system was no more than a ‘mirage.’
The widespread epidemic of opioid abuse is affecting employers in ways that go beyond the scope of workers’ comp prescription costs.
Three closely watched cases in the Florida state supreme court have potentially significant repercussions.