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Study Reports High Levels of Satisfaction With Healthcare Provided to Pennsylvania Injured Workers
Posted on 28 Jan 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

Study suggests transparency in claims process produces favorable results According to a study recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine [See Joshi, Anand B., MD, MHA, et al., “ Factors That Predict Satisfaction... Read More

Ambulatory Surgery Centers: Rapid Growth and Lack of Oversight in California
Posted on 24 Jun 2013 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. Concern regarding the relatively little public information about heavily utilized ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in California prompted the California HealthCare Foundation (Foundation) to research ownership statistics and other... Read More

CWCI Report Examines ICD-10 History, Form and Function
Posted on 30 Sep 2015 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

On October 1, 2015, the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) will become the standard classification system for all healthcare delivery in the United States, including group health... Read More

Tax-Funded Healthcare Expenditures in the U.S. Examined
Posted on 10 Mar 2016 by Roger Rabb

Do taxpayers shoulder a greater burden for healthcare in the U.S. than we generally assume? Debates over health care funding in the U.S. have flourished for decades, and arguments inevitably arise over how much of the health care bill should be picked... Read More

Obese Workers Costs A Whopping $73.1B In Healthcare, Absenteeism And Presenteeism
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by

Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - The cost of obesity among U.S. full-time employees is estimated to be $73.1 billion, according to a new study by a Duke University obesity researcher, published last month in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental... Read More