Things aren’t always pretty in claim handling—sometimes they are just downright bizarre and confusing.
To save you time, here’s a sampling of workers' compensation and insurance news from around the country, each in 300 words or less.
The bill now goes to the House, where some leaders are not happy.
A total of 547 youth age 17 and under were injured in the workplace in 2014, up nearly 14.7 percent from the year before.
Today, we pop a plain white, or pink, or purple or multi-colored pill to help us deal with our pain. We were much more creative years ago.
By Joan Collier
Want Real Data on Workers’ Compensation? Read This, Not That.
By Joan E. Collier
Helios has published its 2015 Workers Compensation Drug Trends Report, an impressive 100-page compilation dealing with costs, trends, utilization management, specific medications, and more.
Some things to bear in mind when reviewing...
Inspired by a stunning presentation by Accident Fund Director of Innovation Jeffrey Austin White and a terrific session at NCCI by Salim Ismail, I’m going to be posting occasionally on the future of workers’ comp. This future is one that is rarely discussed, mostly ignored, and often pooh-poohed.
Let's talk about Hepatitis C for just a moment. Hep C is a disease of the liver. It can be mild, nearly asymptomatic... or it can be a lifelong battle, requiring a potential liver transplant. Hep C isn't genetic or environmental - rather, it's contagious. The virus is spread when the blood of someone with Hep C enters the body of someone who is not infected.