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Two WCRI reports shed light on drug regulations and spend in workers’ comp.
While musculoskeletal disorders can be difficult to treat, one of the most effective tools against chronic pain can be found in our brains rather than in a prescription bottle.
While PBMs should be helping payers negotiate drug prices, these common overcharges could prevent workers’ comp insurers and self-insureds from getting the best deals.
California’s new presumption law will enable all workers to file for workers’ comp if they believe they’ve contracted COVID-19 at work. What will this mean for the WC industry?
A recent NCCI examined how frequently claims exceeding $1 million occurred over the last 15 years.
New technologies promise better treatment plans and faster recovery, but do carriers and brokers think they’re worth the money?
When all stakeholders understand the direction care will take, it is easier to prevent care delays and avoid harmful treatment missteps.
With other lines entering hard markets, workers’ compensation policyholders should start asking themselves how much longer their rates can keep dropping.
Some concerns were consistent with last year’s findings, but others show a shift in what worries WC professionals the most.
The Superior Court of New Jersey affirmed a workers’ compensation judge’s ruling that required an employer to reimburse its employee for the employee’s prescription use of medical marijuana.
While safety efforts have been dedicated to preventing falls or crushing injuries, more can be done to prevent these five common work injuries.
Direct messaging capability connects providers and pharmacies with the information they need to deliver optimal patient care.
Omar Taha, senior director of continuous improvement at One Call, shared how his research on continuous improvement can help improve care for injured workers.
Because health care plays a big role in workers’ compensation, it is no surprise that the idea of pricing transparency is starting to trickle into the industry.
Baby boomers are expected to place greater demands on both the group health and workers’ comp industries due to comorbidities associated with advanced age.
This Kansas workers’ comp manager changed one school’s safety culture by focusing on proper training, work-life balance and the world of special education.
Data has linked MSDs to opioid overdoses. But there may be hope yet: implementing proper ergonomic practices.
At NWCDC 2019, Risk & Insurance® sat down with Paradigm’s John Watts to discuss the company’s approach to catastrophic care and how it can be applied to other injuries.
At NWCDC 2019, Risk & Insurance® sat down with Optum’s David Young to discuss the company’s new technology platform and their plans for 2020.
At the close of NWCDC, an expert panel offered a spectrum of actionable advice for maximizing patient medical outcomes and targeting resources where they can do the most good.