Cambridge, MA, Sept. 15, 2023 – The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) will hold a 30-min. webinar on its study Long COVID in the Workers' Compensation System in 2020 and 2021 on Tues., Oct. 3, 2023, at 2:00 pm ET. Author Dr. Bogdan Savych with share findings from the study and take audience questions.
“The main points from this study are that long COVID continued to affect a meaningful share of workers with COVID-19 infections, and that long COVID cases may be costly,” said Ramona Tanabe, President and CEO of WCRI.
The webinar will addresses the following questions:
- What is the prevalence of long COVID among workers with COVID-19?
- What are the costs of long COVID claims?
- What is the duration of temporary disability benefits among workers with long COVID?
- What are the industry and worker characteristics associated with long COVID?
- How do rates of long COVID vary across states?
This is a free webinar. Attendance is limited to 500 people and all attendees receive a free copy of the slides. Click here to register.
The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization based in Cambridge, MA. Organized in late 1983, the Institute does not take positions on the issues it researches; rather, it provides information obtained through studies and data collection efforts, which conform to recognized scientific methods. Objectivity is further ensured through rigorous, unbiased peer review procedures. WCRI's diverse membership includes employers; insurers; governmental entities; managed care companies; health care providers; insurance regulators; state labor organizations; and state administrative agencies in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.