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How To Reduce Costs When Scheduling Workers’ Compensation Medical Care

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According to the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration, all employers must provide a safe and healthy workplace that is free of any known hazards. This is why all employees receive workers’ compensation, which is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who get injured or sick from work-related causes.

How Direct PT/DX Can Decrease Costs for Workers’ Compensation Programs

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Workers’ compensation is one of the largest costs that a company can incur every year. Aside from the large premiums paid to the workers’ compensation insurance broker to protect employees, there are also numerous costs involved when a work-related accident or injury occurs. Replacements need to be hired and trained, another staff member needs to […]

Direct PT/DX is now an AlaMed Preferred Provider

Direct PT/DX is now a Preferred Provider for AlaMed! Our affiliation with AlaMed’s Workers’ Compensation Preferred Provider Organization, Alabama’s largest workers’ compensation PPO network, is another way we provide cost-savings for our clients and ensure timely delivery of appropriate medical care services for your employees when they get sick or injured in the course of […]

Embarking on a New Job While Receiving Workers’ Comp Benefits – Is it Legal?

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This article is intended to give injured employees some enlightenment about workers’ compensation benefits.  Many employees who suffer from work-related injury consider looking for a new job or career for certain reasons. As a matter of fact, there are instances when an injured employee wants to take a new job because he wants to work […]

How To Implement An Effective Injury Triage Program

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One of the main goals of a responsible employer is to provide a safe work environment for employees.  That being said, it is also crucial for organizations to prepare for any workplace risks, accidents, and injures that may occur.  When companies have a strategy that deals with workplace injuries, it can make a world of […]

Reasons Why Workers’ Compensation Denies an Injured Worker’s Physical Therapy Claim

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Workers’ compensation has always been helpful especially to workers who got sick or injured in the course of their employment. As an employer duly registered by the Department of Labor, you play an important part in providing the finances needed for this institution. According to a report from the National Academy of Social Insurance, (NASI), the […]

Popular Methods of Treating Chronic Pain

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Everyone has experienced pain. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons why people seek medical help. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), results of a 2019 survey conducted by the national Center for Health Statistics found that 20.4% of American adults suffered from chronic pain.    Despite being common and […]

Things You Need to Know about Workers Compensation Insurance for Small Businesses

Workers Compensation Insurance for Small Businesses

By law, employers, including owners of small businesses, are responsible for providing their employees with a safe working environment. No matter what business your company is engaged in, accidents can happen. It is supported by the fact that there are 2.8 cases of occupational injuries for every 100 full-time private industry employees. With more than 150 million […]

Kentucky’s Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation Statutes Due to COVID-19

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The coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had escalated into a pandemic in just a few months after its outbreak in China during the last quarter of 2019. Even in the United States, the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is taking its toll on the lives of people from all walks of life. The high risks for exposure especially to […]

How can Workers’ Comp Medical Scheduling Help to Simplify the Job of Nurse Case Managers

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A majority of nurse case managers are registered nurses working for a carrier of workers’ compensation insurance or workers comp case management companies. Their main responsibility in the health care industry includes: As a third party whose task is to facilitate prompt and accurate communication between the parties involved,  a nurse case manager is one person […]