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From shifts in drug costs to state-based workers’ comp system restructuring efforts, these are the trends workers’ comp professionals need to make sure they’re paying attention to.
The objective assessment of an outside expert can often help move even the most difficult legacy claims toward closure.
A new survey suggests the costs for small physician practices transitioning to the ICD-10 coding system may be less than previously assumed.
Physicians are displeased with sweeping changes to the California workers’ compensation system since the passage of SB 863.
Worry about court decisions when they actually mean something.
Food production that involves certain types of additives or flavorings can put employees at serious risk and create workers’ comp liabilities for employers.
A claim is found compensable, despite an employer’s insistence on rejecting the claim.
A Japanese model of health education among workers may hold promise for an alternative to traditional methods to help improve the well-being of the workforce.
Supporters say Tennessee’s proposed Employee Injury Benefit Alternative could save employers up to 50 percent on their workers’ comp costs.
A zero-tolerance policy is one of the best protections that health care employers can put in place to protect their workers.
A worker claims “every injury under the sun”.
Professional insurance fraud rings are sapping billions from the P&C insurance sector. Insurers are fighting back with sophisticated technology.
Workers’ comp professionals have long discussed the country’s changing demographics. Now is the time to act and adapt our strategies accordingly.
Sledding brings with it the joys of childhood — to everyone but public sector risk managers.
A round-up of nationwide regulatory changes affecting the workers’ compensation industry.
The court ponders whether an injury sustained during a paid lunch break is compensable.
In 2012, overexertion injuries cost businesses $15.1 billion in direct costs and accounted for more than one-quarter of the overall national burden.
A proposal to sharply reduce workers’ comp benefits for substance abusing claimants has the support of more than 65 percent of state residents.
Compensability questions around at-home injuries could be solved with proactive employer guidelines.