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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

Latest posts

  1. Lady Gaga Silent Pain No More — September 27, 2017
  2. National Pain Awareness Month — August 28, 2017
  3. PRP Therapy Faster Healing For Athletes — August 8, 2017
  4. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  5. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017

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Oct 10

A.M. Best Analyst: Workers’ Comp Market Not on Upswing Anytime Soon

It’s unlikely that workers’ compensation writers will see that line of business turn around anytime soon, despite large-scale workers’ compensation reform bills enacted in several states this year, said Edward Keane, a senior financial analyst at A.M. Best. Keane said the deterioration that workers’ compensation insurance has seen during the past two years will continue …

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Oct 07

State Reduces Opioid Prescriptions in Workers’ Comp Cases

The guideline recommends that doctors curb prescribing large doses of the opioid painkillers, which the federal government blames for a nationwide public health epidemic of addiction and deaths paralleling a rise in the number of prescriptions written along with an increase in dosage amounts prescribed. Medical experts say Washington state’s guideline for chronic, noncancerous pain …

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Oct 07

MANY STATES CONTEMPLATE HOW TO COMPENSATE [Workforce Management]

With employers pushing for relief from the rising costs of workers’ compensation insurance in a stagnant economy, several states made significant changes to their compensation laws this year–and more changes could be on the way. Employers made substantial headway in Montana, Oklahoma and Kansas, which all have business friendly, Republican-controlled legislatures. The measures focused in …

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Oct 05

NYC looks to save $2 billion by shaving agency costs

“All agencies must submit plans to cut spending for the remainder of this fiscal year by an amount equal to 2 percent of your agency’s FY 2012 budget and 6 percent for FY 2013,” OMB director Mark Page said in a letter to department heads. OMB said the agency reductions, which must be turned in …

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Oct 05

The Dollars and Sense of Workers’ Compensation

No matter how safe an employer tries to make the worksite, accidents can still happen. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that a disabling injury occurs every 1.3 seconds in the U.S. (more than 63,000 every day), and the Social Security Administration predicts that 3 out of 10 workers entering the workforce today will acquire …

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Oct 04

Long Island’s Wages of Sin

When 51-year-old domestic worker Samireh, an undocumented immigrant from Indonesia, wandered into a Nassau County Dunkin Donuts wearing little more than a towel back in 2007, she brought needed attention to the plight of thousands of underpaid and exploited household employees, the people who labor behind the scenes to keep American enterprise afloat. As Samireh’s …

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Sep 28

Workers’ Comp Claim Frequency Increases for First Time in Five Years

Copyright: (c) 2011 A.M. Best Company, Inc. Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc. Wordcount: 606   For the first time in five years, the frequency of workers’ compensation claims increased due in part to a confluence of factors stemming from the ongoing economic recession, according to a report released by NCCI Holdings Inc.NCCI is the largest …

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Sep 27

Why Fathers Are Less Likely to Die of Heart Disease

Having children may drain a man’s testosterone, but a large family may also be an indicator of heart health, a new study finds. Researchers led by Dr. Michael Eisenberg at Stanford University School of Medicine report in the journal Human Reproduction that men who didn’t have children were 17% more likely to die over a …

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Sep 27

Leading Industry Expert Releases Debut Book ‘How to Save Big on Workers’ Compensation’

Purchase, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 According to the just-released business book “How to Save Big on Workers’ Compensation: With Insights from Leading Industry Experts” by industry veteran Adam Friedlander, creating a culture of caring for employees’ well-being is the single most important step in saving money on workers’ compensation. A digestible guide for businesses …

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Sep 22

Labor Dept. expands enforcement of wage violations

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nearly a dozen states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that cheat workers out of their wages. The information will help Labor officials target businesses that improperly label workers …

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