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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.
Early, aggressive care can improve outcomes and reduce costs, studies show.
Thanks to increased narcotic use and higher rates of severe disability, younger injured workers are costing employers more in the long term.
Insurance groups make eleventh-hour calls the renewal of TRIA, citing the devastating consequences should it expire.
A round-up of nationwide regulatory changes affecting the workers’ compensation industry.
Is information overload reducing the effectiveness of your claims operations?
As presentations continue today, we thank everyone for their insights and attendance this week, and begin planning for next year.
The ACA has not yet impacted WC claims, but experts expect provider shortages to become a problem.
We’ve picked out four sessions we think you may find informative.
Nearly two-thirds of all adult illicit drug users are employed. Plus, more information about substance abuse among workers.
A new program that tackles psychosocial barriers gets injured workers back on the job in 10 weeks.
Private equity executives said they add resources and strategies to help their workers’ comp portfolio companies grow.
Communication and transparency rule when it comes to managed care programs.
Carriers have serious concerns about the health care industry’s impact on workers’ comp, but are encouraged by the savvy of employers.
Selecting a network of the best medical providers can result in reduced costs and better medical results for workers.
Risk Scenarios Live! explored the lessons learned from the handling of a construction worker’s injury.
The opening keynote addressed ways employers can promote total health and reduce spending.
The multimedia session will dramatize the challenges faced by a construction worker who fails to abide by his treatment regimen.
Nearly three dozen sessions provide targeted insights into workers’ comp obstacles and the strategies used to achieve optimal outcomes.