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This year’s National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo will feature more input on the employer’s risk perspective.
Despite an employee’s careless behavior, his ankle injury is found to be compensable.
An improving job outlook means higher turnover, and that could be difficult for customers of TPAs.
Payers are looking for spirited nurse case managers who will be patient motivators and advocates, not slaves to process.
The court debates whether a worker’s travel injury was related to work or to an act of personal generosity.
Two key sessions in the new Program Management track focus on behavior-based safety and the influx of private equity firms in the workers’ comp market.
Prescription drug monitoring programs are proving invaluable. But legislative measures must be taken to ensure their effectiveness.
The latest report from the Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services offers a clear picture of the good, the bad and the ugly in national workers’ comp rates.
An effective approach to workers’ compensation must balance the drive for cost savings with the need for compassion and humanity.
A New York appellate judge ruled that workers’ comp carriers with California policyholders must file any side agreements with the state insurance department.
Significant workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.
There are a variety of tools available to help physicians make the best decisions about opioid prescribing for injured workers.
Many factors combine to put business travelers at risk. Presented by Travelers.
A new report says the prices have increased for medications dispensed by physicians but not for those dispensed by pharmacies.
Often it’s the intangibles that can make or break the payer-TPA relationship.
There are countless daily examples of professionals in our industry empathizing and showing compassion for fellow workers.
An adjuster must resort to extreme measures to avert danger while validating a claim.
New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that workplace fatalities involving Latinos increased by 7 percent in 2013, while for other racial and ethnic groups, the rate has gone down.
Sweeping changes to New York’s workers’ compensation system are creating gains for payers on a variety of levels.
Employers that offer on-site chiropractic care are experiencing reduced costs related to musculoskeletal injuries as well as reduce injury frequency.