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Chamber of Commerce Advocates for Worker's Compensation
In a time when businesses need to be more competitive than ever, the Illinois Chamber works with lawmakers to ensure smart decisions are made in areas that impact the cost of running business. They have experts that inform and influence the legislative, regulatory and judicial branches of state government. And worker's compensation is no exception. Read more

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Documentation in Workers' Compensation Case Management: RU@RISK?  presented by Darlene Commons, RN, CCM, CDMS and Claudette Borchers, RN, BSN, CCM, JD - MedInsights
While workers' compensation nurse case managers do not provide "nursing care" that is tracked by flow sheets or medication administration records, proper documentation of injured worker assessment, treatment plan, work abilities and an Action Plan is crucial in order to achieve case management goals and a satisfactory outcome. Read more

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Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers:
2 new articles: What not to miss when rehabbing the post op knee: Hyperextension is critical and
Looking to Improve RTW Outcomes? Find an Experienced Return To Work Therapist. Read more

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Q&A on The Aging Workforce and the Importance of Ergonomics
presented by Ariel Jenkins, CSP, ARM MBA, ARM-E, Safety National

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Watch out Vegas... WCGuru has arrived!
Well Guru has landed in the land of decadence, Vegas, for the National Worker's Compensation Conference. Lots to do, see and discuss. This is a first time WCGuru has been invited, on a national level, to cover a conference of this size. Read more


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Latest Workers Compensation News

IA: Estate can't sue employer for lost wages from second job
In Iowa, workers' compensation provides an adequate remedy for a worker's death even though it does not compensate a widow for lost wages from a worker's second job.

IL: IWCC Updates including 2013 Fee schedule rates will increase 1.69%

IN: Indiana Likely To See Worker’s Comp Hospital Fee Schedule Legislation in 2013
Indiana is one of a few states that do not have a hospital fee reimbursement system.  Instead, Indiana uses repricers to determine reimbursement rates.  That may be changing.

IN: Cost Per Workers’ Compensation Claim Rising In Indiana As Payments for Medical Care Increase, Says New WCRI Study

MI: Michigan 'Right To Work' Legislation Now 'On The Agenda' For Governor Rick Snyder
Right-to-work laws stop mandatory dues payment requirements in union workplaces.

MI: Workers Comp & Medical Marijuana In Michigan
Michigan workers comp lawyer discusses legislation that would exempt employers from having to provide medical marijuana for a work injury.

OH: Workers’ Compensation Bill Under Scrutiny
Local state senator proposes bill to limit payments to illegal immigrants

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Patriot National Insurance Group Announces Guarantee Insurance Company's Expansion Into Michigan

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