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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]
Workers’ compensation professionals have mixed feelings about the opt-out debate, but agree that the focus should be what’s best for injured employees.
The 2015 Women in Workers’ Compensation Forum at this year’s NWCDC in Las Vegas promises to attract even more attendees than last year’s popular event.
Despite ongoing controversy, the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration is attempting to provide reimbursement guidance on medical marijuana.
The recently reappointed director of NIOSH discusses the changing nature of the workforce and how the agency is responding.
Spotlight on sessions at the 2015 NWCDC that explore opt-out legislation, workplace violence strategies, and the resurgence of interest in functional restoration.
Open source, low cost prosthetics open a new field of possibilities for helping injured workers who’ve suffered an amputation.
NCCI’s latest findings reinforce the assertion that there are adverse effects when Rx fee schedules are set too high.
This year’s NWCDC will present a panel of experts discussing the nuances of current marijuana laws and what employers need to do to best manage risks and claims.
Tools are available to help employers improve claim intake, workforce planning, clinical care and return-to-work strategies.
With California’s closed drug formulary nearly a done deal, other states including Tennessee and Louisiana are exploring the idea.
Experts say it’s only a matter of time before hackers train their sights on the workers’ comp community.
A new study found that back fusion patients fared significantly worse when receiving long-term opioid therapy.
Workers’ comp attorney and author Thomas Robinson will explore a selection of shocking workers’ comp claims at this year’s NWCDC, and explain what practitioners can learn from these cautionary tales.
An ergonomics plan focused on worker well-being as well as performance is good for workers and good for the bottom line.
Studies have identified strong evidence that California’s SB 863 reforms are positively impacting workers’ comp costs.
The 2015 opening keynote speaker for NWCDC is known for captivating audiences with his passion for health care.
Payers are increasingly being held responsible for addiction and overdoses related to opioid pain medications prescribed for occupational injuries.
According to a recent survey, a significant number of small employers don’t feel confident in their ability to identify workers’ comp fraud.
The WC industry is not required to convert to ICD-10 codes, but so much of the health care industry and payer community is impacted that comp must be prepared to follow suit.
Several states have implemented closed formularies in their workers’ comp systems, and are reporting positive results in their efforts to address opioid abuse.