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When a claim stalls, it’s time to call in medical professionals to apply fresh clinical eyes to the case at hand.
Comorbid conditions have been known to lengthen claims due to high medical costs and increased risk of litigation. Enter the nurse case manager, a few healthy tricks up their sleeve.
A workers’ compensation claims professional can learn a thing or two about injury from the nurses who manage their claims.
Workers’ comp insurers want to know if marijuana can effect better outcomes than opioids.
With more buzz than proven capability around telemedicine, buyers should ask critical questions.
Advanced medical technology is costly, but greatly improves quality of life for workers with catastrophic injuries.
Identifying and understanding an employee’s behavioral and social issues will enhance recovery.
Return to work should be an active part of the recovery process, not just the end goal.
American Airlines needed to take aggressive action to resolve 6,000 lingering workers’ compensation claims.
For Disney’s Tim East, the way forward is to change the way we think about — and talk about — workers’ compensation.
These sessions are among the many presentations on Nov. 30 at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® and Expo.
The 2016 Teddy Award workers’ compensation winners share the same fierce commitment to safeguarding the lives and livelihoods of their people.
The NWCDC is committed to help you stay abreast of industry trends and manage disability and work comp’s toughest challenges.
Employers adopting advocacy practices derive better outcomes from their efforts to improve claims experiences.
More employers turn to triage nurses to determine whether a hospital emergency room visit is necessary.
NWCDC’s presentations offer leading-edge strategies from employers and other experts to mitigate workers’ comp and disability challenges.
Outsourcers often provide expertise and real-time systems, but oversight is essential.
Bundled care programs are one alternative care model emphasizing quality over quantity.
Kentucky, long embroiled in the opioid epidemic, is turning its challenges into strategies that can help other states drive change.
Quality assurance audits help risk managers, insurers and TPAs counteract weaknesses in delivery of services.