An internal health program that provides early access to physical medicine and rehabilitation provided by athletic trainers may help injured employees return to their jobs sooner. That was the finding suggested by a new study.
Employee motivation and comorbidities are key factors in identifying potentially high-cost claims, according to Liberty Mutual. The workers' comp insurance giant says it is incorporating data on those issues to ramp up its predictive modeling capability.
The Division of Workers' Compensation proposed regulations to implement the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state laws governing the accommodations process for members of the public participating in the division's activities, services, and programs.
An injured worker in Florida will be the beneficiary of new technology that is increasingly being seen in the workers' comp arena. The ruling should put employers and insurers on notice that they may soon see claims for the i-LIMB.