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White Papers with In-Depth Analysis of Hot Industry Topics

The self-insurance industry is constantly evolving. To keep you informed of developments that will affect your business, we regularly publish white papers on a variety of hot industry topics. Simply click on the links below to read them.

Need to Know: 2017 NYS Budget Bill and Workers' Compensation Implications

Need to Know: The Potential Reopening of WCL 25-a Fund

CMS Procedure Update: Conditional Payments

Need To Know: Payor Compliance Registration

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Medical Treatment
A review of the new Carpal Tunnel Guidelines and recent case law that supports what should and shouldn't be accepted as a workers' compensation injury.

Why is a Job Description Important to a Workers' Compensation Program?
An explanation of how Job Descriptions can be a valuable tool in assisting return to work and cost containment programs.

Why Is My Comp So High?
An explanation of the factors driving medical costs in workers' compensation.

Why Is My Comp so High?
An explanation of the factors driving expense costs in workers' compensation insurance.

Why Is My Comp So High?
An explanation of the factors driving compensation costs in workers' compensation.

Need to Know: Governor Cuomo’s 2013 Budget
Governor Cuomo passed his 2013 budget bill for New York, with significant changes to Workers' Compensation. Take a look and see what's been affected.

Use and Abuse of Opioids in Workers’ Compensation
Learn about the use of opioids under Workers' Compensation claims, and how NCA is proactive in controlling the human and financial costs of prescription abuse.

What Happens When a Person is Hurt at Work?
What you need to know when an employee is hurt at work. Learn about the three types of claims and the common forms that are used when filing them.

Medical Treatment Guidelines – A Year Later
Outcome statistics and future changes from the Workers' Comp Board related to variance requests from medical providers.

2012 Loss of Wage Earning Capacity Guidelines for Indemnity Caps
When an injured worker has achieved maximum medical improvement after an injury (no sooner than 6 months post-accident), and their injury is a permanent disability, three factors will be weighed to determine the loss of wage earning capacity the claimant will experience as a result of the injury. This whitepaper details these factors and more.

Group Self-Insurance Provisions in 2011 NYS Budget Bill
Wondering what's in the 2011 NYS budget bill relating to group self-insurance - and how those provisions will impact you? Here's a look.

WCB Reaction to Budget Bill
The Workers' Compensation Board reacts to the 2011 NYS Budget Bill and discusses implications for the group self-insurance industry.

Disability Duration Guidelines
What you need to know about the 2010 disability duration guidelines for permanent partial disability (PPD) cases.

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