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Roberto Ceniceros is a retired senior editor of Risk & Insurance® and the former chair of the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo. Read more of his columns and features.
Workers’ comp insurers want to know if marijuana can effect better outcomes than opioids.
Cumulative Trauma, or CT claims, continue to harm workers and drive up costs. Defending against these claims means reducing, through analytics and engineering, the chance that workers get hurt to begin with.
Creating a “safe space” for injured workers returning to the job is a concept deserving a spotlight.
While ergonomic rules never became law, the idea alone fueled a nationwide awareness.
The changing landscape of mandated leave laws and increased interest in paid parental leave were top of mind for employers attending DMEC in Anaheim this month.
Beliefs about work-related mental health issues are beginning to shift.
The level of mystery shrouding health care legislation isn’t instilling confidence within the workers’ comp industry.
Learn about Nordstrom’s approach to injured worker advocacy during the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo.
All signs point to positive trends in the workers’ comp market, which is good news for policyholders as well as insurers.
Robust wellness strategies, once perceived as a nicety, should be considered a must-have.
A call for reexamining claims-management philosophies and reshaping how injured workers are thought of.
Liberty Mutual appears to be the first carrier to create a workflow process for evaluating medical marijuana expense reimbursement requests.
With more buzz than proven capability around telemedicine, buyers should ask critical questions.
The shift from legacy to cloud-based systems is unlocking new benefits and new possibilities for employers and other claims payers.
Shifts in business and economic policies may boost payroll and workers’ comp premiums, but there are caveats.
Pinpointing whether a particular injury was work-related challenges physicians and employers. Some schemers take advantage.
The mini-trend of microdosing LSD has troubling implications for workplace safety and health.
If you’re still weighing options for a speaker proposal for this year’s NWCDC, the selection team is offering a broad range of suggestions.
Apply now to be a presenter at the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo in Las Vegas.
Workers will continue getting hurt, and good workers’ comp managers will keep looking for ways to heal them.