Treating mental health in workers’ compensation claims can be tricky, particularly when we look at what individual states allow. But with a workers’ comp advocacy support system in place, these claims can be addressed long before potential litigation.
As medical price inflation increases, many in the industry are turning to medical bill review vendors to identify opportunities for cost savings.
One-third of companies estimate they will lay off 30% or more of their workforce next year. Here’s why workers’ comp leaders need to be a part of those decisions.
Musculoskeletal injuries are a major cost-driver in workers’ comp. New digital tools can improve claims outcomes and prevent injuries from occurring.
MedRisk CEO Danielle Lisenbey offers her perspective on talent acquisition in the workers’ comp space.
Kids’ Chance of America is working hard to bring post-secondary scholarships to children of workers who’ve been injured while on the job. And that all starts with Planning for the Future.
Dan Anders offers a look back at the top five Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance stories of 2022 and what to watch in the coming year.
Top experts from Carisk offer a whole-patient perspective on the effective care and management of complex polytrauma claims in workers’ compensation.
How data mining and predictive analytics can be used to design a return-to-work program that addresses psychosocial issues and other barriers to successful claim outcomes.
With everything employers have on their plates, why should they care about Medicare Set-Asides, or MSAs? The main reason is: MSAs facilitate workers’ compensation settlements.
New employees are disproportionately likely to sustain an injury on the job, so extra care and attention during their first year on the job can produce an outsized impact.
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Four workers perished due to COVID-19, which they allegedly contracted on the job. One of the deceased’s widow’s is suing for workers’ comp benefits.
Stakeholders from across the workers’ comp industry listed the top challenges their organizations faced this past year in a survey conducted by Risk & Insurance at National Comp and online.
Is it time to change our relationship to NSAIDs, like Advil? What are the alternatives?
A 2022 Power Broker offers his perspective on what’s shaping the future of the industry.
As more recent data becomes available, the pandemic’s long-term effects on workers’ compensation are gradually becoming clear.
By offering preventive cancer screenings, employers take an active role in employees’ health, potentially reducing future costs associated with cancer treatment.
This National Comp session discussed how employers can best equip their workers to lessen the frequency of neck and back injuries.
Author Genevieve Hawkins explains the complex layers of an effective workplace mental health strategy.