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WCRI Conference Focuses on Combating the Opioid Epidemic
Posted on 10 Mar 2017 by Deborah Kohl

By Deborah G. Kohl, Esq. The last several years have seen the “opioid epidemic” become the hot topic in the workers’ compensation industry. It is a problem that everyone from elected officials, government agencies, insurance carriers... Read More

New York’s Evidence-Based Treatment & Settlement Guidelines: Part II. Treatment Guidelines
Posted on 13 Dec 2010 by Rebecca A. Shafer

By Theodore Ronca, Esq., Aquebogue, NY, and Rebecca A. Shafer, Esq., Hartford, CT There are two sets of workers compensation guidelines set to be used in NY. We will discuss the two sets of guidelines, their impact on workers compensation payments... Read More

New York’s Evidence-Based Treatment & Settlement Guidelines: Part I. Disability Duration Guidelines
Posted on 13 Dec 2010 by Rebecca A. Shafer

By Theodore Ronca, Esq., Aquebogue, NY, and Rebecca A. Shafer, Esq., Hartford, CT There are two sets of workers compensation guidelines set to be used in NY. We will discuss the two sets of guidelines, their impact on workers compensation payments... Read More

MT: DLI/ERD to Meet With Stakeholders on Adoption of Utilization and Treatment Guidelines
Posted on 14 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

HELENA, MT - The Montana Department of Labor & Industry - Employment Relations plans to hold a public comment meeting on April 15, 2010, to obtain feedback from stakeholders on the Department's plan to adopt the Colorado Guidelines as the primary... Read More

CO: New DWC Guidelines Help Injured Workers Give Up Smoking
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation has approved new treatment guidelines that include smoking-cessation programs for workers with lower-back injuries, shoulder-injury treatments, and treatment for lower extremity injuries, because cessation... Read More