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Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Tort Liability in Workers’ Compensation

How long can the grand bargain of workers’ compensation survive if my quid starts to outweigh your quo? That’s the question some California stakeholders are posing in the face of a wrongful death lawsuit currently winding through the state’s courts. The case presents a novel question of tort immunity for a workers’ comp community still […] Read More

ODG Helpdesk Tip: Three Steps to Help Optimize Return to Work (RTW)

Quite often, stakeholders managing various aspects of workers’ compensation claims spend countless hours each day trying to do what is best for injured workers. However, knowing what is best can be elusive. Typically, claim managers focus on: Ensuring state government forms are filed in a timely manner Making three-point contacts and related calls as scheduled […] Read More

New approval process for allied health practitioners

Thesworkers compensation guidelines for the approval of treating allied health practitioners have been updated, following a review. The guidelines apply to accredited exercise physiologists, chiropractors, counsellors, osteopaths, physiotherapists and psychologists. Read More

ODG Helpdesk Tip: The Difference Between Duration Values at the Diagnosis Vs. Claim Level

One of the most frequently asked questions at the ODG Helpdesk is: “How do I find duration values for a diagnosis, and how does it differ between diagnosis vs. claim level when managing return-to-work (RTW)?” An example of determining the difference can be found below. Let’s use ICD-10 Code S33.5 for this example. As the […] Read More

Food Investment Pty Ltd (George Weston Foods) applies for a group self-insurer licence

Food Investments Pty Ltd (George Weston Foods) has applied to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority for a group self-insurer licence which will also cover the following wholly owned employing subsidiaries: Read More

Consultation opens on insurance options for food delivery riders

The NSW Government has today commenced consultation on potential personal injury insurance arrangements for food delivery riders injured or killed at work. Read More