When an on-the-job injury occurs, the initial response can be critical in aiding an employee in making the right decision about what type of care they need. Injured employees need to trust that their ... Read More
These are different times. No one could have reasonably expected our world would be so turned upside down…
Yet, we still have to provide for the benefits injured workers are entitled to under the law ... Read More
Healthcare is complicated. Healthcare delivered as part of a workers’ compensation claim is even more complicated, for manifold reasons. But stakeholders often do not act as that's the case because ... Read More
A recent decision out of Rhode Island demonstrates a common dilemma wherein a Non-Group Health Plan (workers’ compensation, liability, or no-fault insurance carrier or self-insured) Responsible ... Read More
The opioid epidemic has become a national public health problem. Although, the opioid epidemic is being addressed nationally and drug overdose deaths decreased by 4% from 2017 to 2018, still more than 67,000 ... Read More
The COVID pandemic is forcing our very conservative industry to do the unthinkable. Insurers who abhorred work from home (WFH) have shifted 90% + of their workforce out of central offices. Payers that ... Read More
New habits form within 21 days. That time has passed (and then some) during the societal freeze of shelter-in-place related to the novel coronavirus. This tumultuous time has exacerbated existing issues and ... Read More
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COVID's Impact on Work Comp -- Moody's View Moody’s report on the impact of COVID19 on workers’ compensation says stuff I agree with, namely:
Premium dollars will drop.
Rates will drop.
Claim counts will drop.
It also ...