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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]
A software-based system leverages comprehensive data to give employers the best chance of turning indemnity claims into medical-only claims.
Sudden deaths among oil and gas workers have been linked to oxygen deficiency and the inhalation of hydrocarbon gasses and vapors.
A new report offers practical advice for employers considering a large-deductible workers’ comp policy.
Liberty Mutual’s latest annual research concludes that the most disabling, nonfatal workplace injuries cost employers $62 billion in direct U.S. workers’ compensation costs.
A St. Louis court will hear arguments from pharmacies alleging that Express Scripts and its partners are plotting to drive them out of business.
There has been a sharp rise in the number of states either implementing or considering drug formularies for workers’ comp.
Employees and employers must learn to spot the red flags that signal a situation on the brink of turning violent.
A new study suggests that both age and job tenure impact disability durations for injured workers.
The Internet of Things is fueling “the next industrial revolution” and is poised to make a significant impact on workplace safety.
Although joint injuries are better understood than complex injuries, the type of care provided for similar injuries on a state-by-state basis is inconsistent.
Researchers produced what they believe is the first scientific proof that consistently applied treatment guidelines are effective in treating injured workers.
Kids’ Chance, which provides scholarship assistance to kids whose parents have been catastrophically or fatally injured on the job, is working to reach the people who need it most.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has created the virtual National Center for Productive Aging and Work, a project of NIOSH’s Office for Total Worker Health.
A new survey shows that 74 percent of small business don’t drug test their employees. Nearly half don’t have written policies banning marijuana in the workplace.
More employers are looking beyond cost when evaluating wellness programs, and considering factors such as employee morale, productivity and safety.
Noted workers’ comp bloggers share their thoughts on the recent call for federal oversight of the workers’ comp system.
A proposed regulation from the EEOC is intended to help employers steer clear of GINA violations when structuring their wellness and safety initiatives.
Facing a continued increase in complex claims, organizations need to change the way their adjusters manage claims to achieve the best outcomes.
Nurses with soft skills can significantly improve outcomes on complex claims.
Quality assurance programs prevent talented claims adjusters and supervisors from jumping ship.