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For workers’ compensation personnel who face supply chain shortages and delays to providing injured worker care, there are some effective strategies to mitigate disruptions.
The National Comp panel on workers’ comp legal and regulatory trends is sure to shed a light on what’s in store for the industry in 2021 and beyond.
This latest study was held in response to stakeholder suggestions to NCCI that mega claims may be increasing in frequency and severity.
Musculoskeletal conditions — everything from a sprained ankle to a ligament tear — are a common and costly injury for workers’ compensation insurers. PT can help.
If the principle of doing the right thing is ingrained into your company culture, acting on it will be automatic when the time comes.
It’s important to look at reserves and falling premiums to better understand the complete picture.
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.