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IAIABC and ACOEM Partner for Better Outcomes in Workers' Compensation

MADISON, WI - The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) have announced a partnership aimed at promoting better outcomes of injuries and illnesses in the United States’ workers’...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (10/15/2012)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: WCRI Studies Show Impact of Recession, Reforms on 16 State WC Systems . Insurance Execs Seek WC Rate...

Experts Offer Guidance on Opioid Management Strategies

By John Stahl, Esq. The double-edged sword regarding using opioids to relieve pain associated with compensable harm is that the workers’ compensation claimants benefit from the effects of feeling little or no pain and health-care practitioners value the profitable and quick-fix aspects of this...

IAIABC Policy Guide on Reducing Opioid Abuse Offers Blueprint for Effective Reform

The bad news is that opioid abuse related to treating chronic pain remains a serious problem for every workers’ compensation system participant. The good news is that many workers’ compensation jurisdictions are increasing their efforts to reduce this situation that officials at the federal...