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Wednesday, November 06, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: Islander I
  • Session Number: LR1
Employer use of remote workers is an ever-growing trend that can help reduce costs and increase productivity. The practice also benefits employees by eliminating commutes and providing greater job satisfaction. But there are risks, and even the strategies adopted to mitigate those exposures may have unintended consequences. Hear what’s at... Read More
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Wednesday, November 06, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: South Pacific F
  • Session Number: LR2
The nation’s legislative landscape is complex, constantly changing and often produces confusing and conflicting policies.  Hear regulatory and government affairs experts from Mitchell International untangle some of the legislative and litigation changes that emerged during 2019. They also will provide predictions on what the workers’ compensation industry can expect during... Read More
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Thursday, November 07, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: Islander B-C
  • Session Number: LR3
Traditional litigation management involves efforts to control legal spend, but advancements now make it possible to leverage advanced legal-data analytics that can inform billing guideline decisions, choice of law firms, and desired case outcomes. Learn from a risk manager and a claims professional about the tools and metrics they use... Read More
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Thursday, November 07, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Islander I
  • Session Number: LR4
Your Medicare Set Aside vendor relationship can significantly impact an MSA’s dollar amount, the ability to obtain CMS approval, and the time required to settle and close a claim. This presentation will provide examples highlighting strategies for improving the MSA provider relationship as a way to drive down costs. Find... Read More
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Thursday, November 07, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Islander B-C
  • Session Number: LR5
Marijuana remains a hot button issue, impacting employment law, injured worker medical care, drug testing, and return-to-work efforts, among other workplace concerns. In this session a doctor and an attorney, both attendee-favorites at NWCDC, team up to provide an update on the legal, regulatory, and medical issues arising from society’s... Read More
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Friday, November 08, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: South Pacific D
  • Session Number: LR6
Diverging jurisdictions and conflicting laws are a common challenge for employers operating across multiple states. Challenging issues include medical providers seeking additional revenue from injuries occurring in states lacking fee schedules, different doctrines impacting subrogation, and workers pursuing benefits in more than one state. Depending on the jurisdiction, challenges also... Read More
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