March 2019

Establishing a Clinic Relationship Chances are your organization has a process for making significant purchases. But does that process include medical care for injured employees? Probably not. Without guidance, your injured employees may seek care …

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January 2019

Fighting Fraud with Special Investigation Units Fraudulent workers’ compensation claims are estimated to cost employers several billion dollars annually. Ranging from employees squeezing a few extra days off work to completely fabricated injuries, fraudulent claims …

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October 2018

When an Employee Refuses Workers’ Compensation Treatment Based on the geographic location of your business, many state workers’ compensation statutes limit and mandate certain employer actions when a worker is injured. Depending on the state, …

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September 2018

How Not to Hire Your Next Workers’ Compensation Claim Selecting the right employee is never easy when browsing through numerous resumes, looking for the best candidate. Even if a candidate has successfully completed the initial …

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August 2018

Promoting Safety in an Aging Workforce The makeup of the working population is changing. This shift in worker demographic is largely due to the lack of early retirement by the baby boomer generation. Whether these …

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July 2018

When is a Workers Compensation Claim Compensable? Carefully evaluating workers compensation claims is crucial in helping your company save money and prevent fraud. Workers compensation is simply a form of insurance that offers employees medical …

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May 2018

The First 24 Hours After an Injury The moment an injury occurs, it initiates a sequence of events that can last for weeks or even months. But no matter how prolonged the recovery period, the …

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November 2017

How to Reduce Your Liability during Company Holiday Party If you’re throwing your staff a Christmas party this year, don’t forget that holiday soirees also mean increased liability for workers’ comp, harassment and third-party injuries. …

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May 2017

Affordable Care Act Future Uncertain Now that we will have Donald Trump as president and the GOP retaining control of Congress, all bets are off on the future of the Affordable Care Act. It’s likely …

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March 2017

Rates Expected to Climb 4% in 2017 as Workers Grow Weary of Cost-shifting A new survey by Mercer Human Resources has found that average premiums for group health plans should increase by about 4% for …

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