Links to the home pages of state workers compensation-related agencies.
Guides to work-relatedness of occupational diseases. Activities to control disability costs. IME. How WC settlements are viewed in each state and the various forms of settlements. Cost and reserving guidelines for quadriplegia, massive injury, traumatic brain injury.
State WC board decisions, administrative law judge opinions, WC Amicus Curiae briefs. Workers compensation case law. Workers comp court decisions.
State programs offering WC discounts for establishing drug-fee programs
State workers compensation Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) requirements for claim submission.
Balancing obligations under ADA, FLMA & WC. US Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act. Federal workers compensation for the federal workforce.
State mandated medical fee schedules for WC. Not all states provide online access to their fee schedules. For those states, information is provided as to where to order their fee schedules. Note the short description under the title with (fees) - indicating these must be purchased elsewhere. A few states (such as Tennessee) base their computation of WC fee schedules on Medicare rates which are available in our www.rmLibrary.com in the Managed Care - Medical Costs section under Medicare Payment Systems. You must conduct the calculations yourself. They are not provided for you. The following states allow payment of Workers' Compensation claims at usual and customary rates: District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Virginia, Wisconsin
Full text of a training manual on fighting workers compensation fraud. Statistics, guidelines to spot WC fraud, case studies of fraud, etc.
Residual market overview. 24 hour coverage. Insurance industry and workers compensation profitability.
Direct links to the full text of state workers compensation laws for those states who provide the information on their websites.
Challenging hospital and doctor costs. Entire text of the results of California's survey of workers compensation managed care practices.
Workers compensation audit. Warning signs of overcharges. Classification system and pricing.
Steps to audit the total process for workers compensation. Ways to reduce risk and lower losses. Manual of procedures. Claim checklist. Designation of physician form.
Newsletters, news articles, magazines, etc. of interest to professionals interested in workers compensation insurance.
State workers compensation rating boards and inspection bureaus.
Steps to take to establish a return to work program. Forces that adversely affect RTW. Full text of RTW programs for the USA federal government, a university and the state of Georgia.
WC self insurance insurance requirements and lists of self insured employers - by state.