2014, many of the major provisions of the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act (PP-ACA) will be implemented. This
year's conference will focus on the likely impact on workers'
compensations systems. Among the questions to be addressed:
As with most
things in workers' compensation, we would not be surprised if
the effects were very different in different states. We
will offer a framework for identifying in which states workers'
compensation systems are likely to be most affected.
As always, other session will present the
most recent findings of significant WCRI studies drawn from the
Worker outcomes of health care
Cost and use of ambulatory surgery centers
Trends in opioid use
banning physician dispensing of opioids
provider choice laws on worker outcomes
states may benefit most from Texas-like closed formularies
the attributes of injured workers who are uncovered by
health insurance at the time of their injury?
from recent CompScope™ studies
by January 24,
2014, to get $100.00 in Early Bird
WCRI conference, an annual two-day event, is a leading
workers’ compensation forum for policymakers, employers,
labor advocates, insurance executives, health care
organizations, claims managers, researchers, and others
and draws attendees from across the nation. Conference
participants will leave with new insights, valuable
networking contacts, and a better understanding of key
issues in today’s competitive
more information, contact Stephanie
Deeley at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 617-661-9274 ext. 261.