Topics: Learn hot tips on return to work programs and benefits Hear about smart ways to move cases in this fast paced session What are the basic elements of an effective comp program? How do you develop a positive workers’ comp culture
What does medical literature say about back and neck injuries one year post injury? When should an MRI be ordered in a spine injury case? How does the surgeon decide among onelevel fusion or multiplelevel fusion surgery? What analysis is needed to
Panel: Michael Vecchione, Esq., Vecchione, Vecchione & Connors, LLP Ashley Fiore, Esq., Capehart Scatchard Topics: Contrast the rules for controlling medical care in each state. Learn how medical and temp benefits are terminated in each state. How involved is the Division of
Panel: Carmen Saginario Jr., Esq., Capehart Scatchard Topics: What are the lessons from the Supreme Court in Grande v. Saint Clare’s Health System? How long does an employer have to hold open a job under Echeverria v. Astrazeneca? At what point do
Panel: Vernelle Carson, Sr. Staff Rep. Workers’ Comp, United Airlines Regina Lamptey, Regional Risk Manager Workers’ Comp, ABM Industries Jack Neyer, Senior Manager Workers’ Comp, Verizon Communications, Inc. Topics: Learn about strategies employers can use to reduce comp costs Getting the
Topics: What effect will the new law have on pain medicine physicians? Will prescriptions for opiates decline in NJ? How crucial is it now to use the National Prescription Database? What effect will the new law have on long-term opiate prescriptions? Will
What does a spine surgeon look for in obtaining a useful past medical history? When should fusion surgery be recommended and when not? Reconciling conflicts between radiologists and surgeons: bulge versus protrusion versus herniation. Spinal cord stimulators: Overdone? Underwhelming? Percentage of success?