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Worksite Wellness Clinics and Reduction of ER Visits: Good News for Employer Health Plan Costs
Posted on 16 Mar 2015 by Robin E. Kobayashi

By Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations Emergency room visits and costs are on the rise in the U.S. and expected to get worse with Obamacare according to a recent report which shows people with Medicaid (many of... Read More

Size Matters: NCCI Attributes Medical Costs Trends to Claim Categories
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by John Stahl

Many studies have analyzed why the medical componen t of workers' compensation costs have risen rapidly the past several years despite the recession. Explanations for the higher costs have ranged from increased workers' compensation prescription... Read More

The International Scene: Sacked Through Facebook, Death by iPad, Facial Injuries, ER Violence
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Here's a round up of interesting workplace news from around the world... - In what is believed to be the first termination notice through Facebook, a 16-year-old worker was informed by her boss at the cafe where she worked that she was being let... Read More