NCCI released its latest Quarterly Economics Briefing newsletter.
To help employers participate and plan events for Safe + Sound week, June 12th-18th, OSHA has updated its webpage with sample activities, social media resources, and tools.
TDI issued a reminder to employers in the state that the grace period to submit workers’ compensation paperwork is coming to a close.
WCRI published the 2017 editions of its CompScope Medical Benchmarks.
The CDC released the first module in a new online training series to help clinicians apply its opioid prescribing guidelines for adults with chronic pain.
LASIE announced the details of its 2017 annual conference.
Much like last year’s session, workers’ compensation as a target for lawmakers’ goals appears to be taking a backseat to the state’s ever-looming budget woes. However, several bills have been filed that could impose a pharmacy formulary and restrict opioid prescribing. Stick with Louisiana Comp Blog for full coverage of comp-related happenings until the Session ends on June 8th.
An analysis of two U.S. payor databases has found a 3.11 percent infection rate for spinal cord stimulation implants.
Texas Mutual Insurance Co. has awarded a combined $1 million in grants to 10 community colleges across Texas.
Florida Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims David Langham addressed legal marijuana and civil forfeiture in a recent post.