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Protect Your Business from Unnecessary Employee Treatment Costs with Medical Cost Containment

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.8 million incidences of workplace injuries in 2019, which cost businesses upwards of $171 billion, as reported by the U.S. National Security Council. Based on these statistics alone, it’s safe to say that the enactment of workers’ compensation is a necessary strategy the government has devised to compensate employees who became ill or injured in the course of their employment.

The Role Injured Employees Must Play in Workers’ Comp Cost Containment

workers comp cost containment

As employers, we tend to believe that the responsibility to do workers’ comp cost containment lies solely on our shoulders. While it is our obligation to design the program, there is another party that should take a share of this responsibility to make the program work effectively. According to the National Safety Council, the average cost for all […]

Workers’ Compensation The Need to Treat Depression After a Workplace Injury

Workers Compensation for depressed employees

When an accident happens in the workplace, the state’s workers’ compensation is almost always involved. This is a major part of its role in providing timely care to injured workers. The benefits the program delivers is intended to provide physical healing and relief from pain, but in most cases, it is not able to erase […]

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 […]

How Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Paid?

How Are Workers Compensation Benefits Paid

Illnesses or accidents in the workplace are situations that employers try so hard to prevent, and it’s a nightmare experience when they do happen. The problem doesn’t end there, though.   After the incident, employers then have to deal with the complex process of workers’ compensation, which could be overwhelming at times.   When handling workers’ […]