WCRI: WC Patients with Back Surgeries Have Higher Readmission, Reoperation Rates
Cambridge, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – About 1 in 10 Injured workers who undergo lumbar spine surgeries in North Carolina or Minnesota are likely to be readmitted to a hospital and/or have a reoperation. In California, the odds jump to 1 in 5 injured workers, according to a new study.
“What are the factors underlying these interstate variations? That’s a topic for future research,” said Rebecca Yang, senior Public Policy analyst for the Workers Compensation Research ...
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