- Proposed medical fee schedule changes could boost Florida comp costs 1.9%
Potential updates to Florida’s medical fee schedule for workers compensation health care providers could increase the state’s workers comp system costs by $61 million, or 1.9% annually, NCCI says.
- About 65% of workers comp costs traced to top five injury types
The five leading causes of workplace injuries accounted for about 65% of workers compensation costs in 2012, according to new research by Liberty Mutual Group Inc.
- Health care workers’ comp claims steady in 2014 despite safety programs
Workers compensation claim frequency for health care workers declined by about 1% in 2014, but comp claim severity among medical workers increased 2% last year as health systems say they struggle with safety procedures that can reduce worker injuries,…