Benefits paid to injured workers and costs for employers in the workers’ comp system seem to be following the economic environment. A new report shows the increases corresponded to an improving economy.
Originally posted Ken Bensinger on September 25, 2013 on http://www.latimes.com The National Football League’s increasingly visible injury legacy has become a topic of national debate, one that threatens to cast a lasting shadow over the country’s most popular, and profitable, sport. Far less attention has been paid to the physical woes of other athletes, but a review of injury filings in California suggests that professional athletes…
Workers’ comp claims must be filed directly after a work-related injury occurs, right? Wrong, says one state court.
What can you do to remain proactive on these claims and expose the “questionable” claims without incurring claim dollars and expense?
The NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS) was created to organize workers’ compensation data that are already being analyzed by NIOSH researchers in existing programs
Nearly 40 percent of work-related injuries and illnesses seen in U.S. emergency rooms are not billed to workers’ compensation
Here are some things you might want to require that will often make a difference in the final outcome of the workers comp claim.
Here is a list of common abbreviations you might see on a WC claim report.
They say that a strong offense is the best defense. Well, that applies to workers’ compensation claim defenses, too.
Understand the implications of different types of fee regulations on hospital outpatient costs.