It is time for employers to take control of the workers’ compensation process to reduce program costs. This includes taking responsibility for contacting the injured employee, obtaining the required ... Read More
If you have heard me speak about Medicare Secondary Payer compliance over the last 20 years, then you have heard me sounding the bell about the importance, gravity, and seriousness of paying ... Read More
As employees continue to work from home for personal reasons or from corporate decisions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers should understand the potential workers' compensation risks. In 2021, Gallup ... Read More
Three things hit the news last week that make it crystal clear our world is changing much faster and much more than we thought possible. All have major implications for occupational health and workers’ ... Read More
On May 12, 2021, the Court of Appeals of Iowa published its opinion in Forbes v. Benton County Agricultural Society, concluding that the lower court was correct in finding a meeting of the minds and to ... Read More
The labor shortage plaguing American businesses shows few signs of improving soon. By the end of April, job openings rose to an unprecedented 9.3 million, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. ... Read More
Neck claims can be a pain in the neck. They are the third most costly lost-time workers’ compensation claims, when ranking the cost of claims by body part. The most expensive ones involve the head or ... Read More
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