- Integrate Mental Health Counseling with Wellness, Workers' Comp
This Society For Human Resource Management paper advises employers to consider coordinating employee assistance program counseling with workers compensation claims management.
- OSHA pushes temporary employee safety to reduce fatalities
LAS VEGAS — The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is pushing companies to educate temporary employees about proper safety procedures due to a number of temporary worker fatalities in recent months, a senior OSHA official said.
- Workers comp pricing to improve throughout 2013: Fitch
With little sign that rising workers compensation pricing trends will reverse in the near term, insurer results will continue to improve during the remainder of 2013, according to Fitch Ratings Inc.
- Del. bill requires listing job options for hurt workers
Workers compensation reform legislation headed for Delaware Gov. Jack Markell’s office would impose more responsibility on insurers to ensure employers provide doctors with lists of jobs available for injured employees.
- Workers comp-related medical payments higher than others: WCRI
Medical payments made in relation to workers compensation-related treatments are typically higher than group health medical payments in a majority of states, according to a study released Friday by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- SOLUTION ARC: Employers can use a managed care approach to reduce workers compensation costs
Business Insurance’s latest Solution Arc explores managed care pitfalls and the cost drivers, and details how to manage and properly implement managed care programs to achieve desired outcomes.
- Former NFL Saints, Bengals player cannot collect workers comp in Calif.
A California workers compensation judge erred in awarding benefits to a former National Football League player who was covered under his team’s Ohio workers comp policy, the California Workers Compensation Appeals Board has ruled.