The Texas Workers’ Compensation Research and Evaluation Group has released its 2017 research agenda, a blueprint for its efforts to provide critical data for decision-makers in the Texas workers’ compensation system. Preliminary projects for the Fiscal Year 2017 Research Agenda include:
- Completion of the 11th edition of the Workers’ Compensation Health Care Network Report Card.
- Evaluation of use and cost patterns of compound drugs.
- Analysis of adequacy of workers compensation income benefits.
- An update on the 2003 impact of work-hardening/work conditioning programs. These are rehabilitation programs that help employees restore their physical abilities and get back to work.
Further details here.