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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 winner of ASSE’s Safety Professional of the Year Award says the driving force behind health and safety is the involvement and commitment of organizational leaders.
Some say OSHA is making a concerted effort to embarrass employers into creating safer workplaces.
Mayo Clinic researchers have isolated several characteristics that may help identify those most likely to become chronic opioid users.
With the escalation of cyber attacks affecting the health care industry, companies in the workers’ comp field must become more vigilant in their efforts to safeguard data.
Despite early promise, California’s provider networks haven’t sustained their power to lower workers’ comp medical costs.
New research focuses on unchecked price mark-ups being billed to workers’ comp payers across the country.
During its Annual Issues Symposium, NCCI identified the top legislative issues affecting the industry for the first quarter of the year.
Research shows the use of clinical dashboards can significantly impact the management of opioid use.
More than 1.5 million workers are potentially at risk of lead exposure. Far too often, that exposure is putting their families at risk unnecessarily.
Despite a decrease in utilization of pharmaceuticals among injured workers, sharp price increases continue to drive costs upward.
A new study shows evidence that California’s independent medical review process is helping injured workers get high-quality care and protecting them from unnecessary procedures.
A pair of closely watched case in the Florida courts could have a significant impact on workers’ comp claims costs in the state.
Experts say aggressive and expensive treatment fueled by a sharp increase in spinal imaging is leading to more large-loss claims.
A proposed rule from the EEOC is intended to help clear up questions surrounding wellness programs and potential conflicts with the ADA.
New NIOSH recommendations are aimed at protecting all workers from the hazardous effects of tobacco products.
The governor’s plan includes proposals to cut medical costs, change the standard of causation and narrow the definition of “traveling workers” for comp eligibility.
Four states are weighing bills that address emotional trauma claims from police officers, firefighters and ambulance workers.
Transportation costs are an often-overlooked piece of the comp claim cost puzzle.
Risks affecting the aging workforce are complex, and gender differences must be taken into account.
Employers must ensure that their networks comply with policies governing physician dispensing and compounded drug prescriptions.