Category: Workplace Injury Management

Workplace Injury Management


Workers in Pain: Employers Take a New Twist to Prevent Costly Injuries

With healthcare costs projected to rise 4.9% in 2020, many large companies are ready to try something new. They plan to spend more upfront to try to prevent higher costs later on. For conditions like chronic back pain, that means trying to prevent injuries or treat them with innovative physical therapy to avoid surgery and potentially, opioid additions, Reuters reports.

MedRisk Predicts the Industry Trends in 2021

MedRisk, a provider of physical rehabilitation in workers’ compensation, has published its 2021 Outlook. The industry trends report prepares payors for managing the effect COVID-19 has had on musculoskeletal claims, recaps pertinent 2020 legislative/regulatory actions, and highlights recent research, the company notes in a media release.

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