The Relationship Between Work-Disability Duration and Claimant’s Expected Time to Return to Work as Recorded by Workers’ Compensation Claims Managers

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Young, Amanda E.; Besen, Elyssa; Willetts, Joanna;
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Journal: Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation,volume 27,issue 2,pages284-295 (issn: 1053-0487, eissn: 1573-3688)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5405108, doi: 10.1007/s10926-016-9656-z
  • Subject: Disability management | Workers’ compensation | Rehabilitation | Recovery expectations | Prognostic factors | Work-disability prevention | Occupational Therapy | Article | Return-to-work

Purpose This research sought to determine whether there is a relationship between claimants’ expected time to return to work (RTW) as recorded by claims managers and compensated days of work disability. Methods We utilized workers’ compensation data from a large, United... View more
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