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WCRI: No Meaningful Delays in Work Comp Medical Care Despite Covid-19

Despite potential obstacles posed by the coronavirus pandemic, injured workers experienced no meaningful delays in access to medical treatment under their employers’ workers’ compensation programs during the pandemic. Research from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) also shows that states …

Study Reveals Nearly Half of U.S. Medical Care Comes From ER Visits

Nearly half of all U.S. medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). And in recent years, the percentage of care delivered by emergency departments …