Reed Group Acquires ACOEM’s Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Options for Physicians and Employers

Improved access, integration of evidence-based academic research and return-to-work and absence management strategies among key benefits of new strategic partnership  Reed Group, the recognized leader in managing employee absence, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), the nation’s largest association of occupational medicine physicians, announced today that Reed Group has acquired ACOEM’s … Continued

Reed Group Releases Updates to MDGuidelines™

Expanded functionality for American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) subscribers for treatment and for utilization review, new links to State Treatment Guidelines for all users Reed Group, publisher of the industry’s leading return-to-work (RTW) reference toolset, MDGuidelines™, announced today the release of two ICD-9-CM to CPT code crosswalks. These are available for those … Continued

FMLA Flash: US DOL Announces March 2013 Date to Issue Final Revised FMLA Regulations to Support 2009 Amendments

by Martha J. Cardi, J.D. and Megan G. Holstein, J.D. In January 2012 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) introduced proposed regulations to implement and interpret the 2009 amendments to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and … Continued

Reed Group Launches Leave of Absence Advisor

Newest Addition to MDGuidelines™ Return-to-Work Toolkit Helps Users Navigate FMLA, State FML and Other Leave Laws With a myriad of overlapping leave laws and potential million-dollar claim disputes, it’s no wonder eight out of 10 employers cite leave law administration as their most difficult HR activity. To help organizations cope with this growing complexity, Reed Group® … Continued

Join us at RIMS!

Are you attending RIMS 2011 in Vancouver? Be sure to stop by the Reed Group booth #1842 and say hi to our team! We’ve got a lot of exciting things to share with you, including new MDGuidelines e-courses, our industry-leading predictive modeling tool, and much more!

Reed Group & Webility Offer Disability Duration Guidelines E-Learning

New Online Training Course for Physicians is a Primer on Disability Prevention and Management For most working adults, getting sidelined by illness or injury can have devastating consequences for their family and career as well as for their financial, physical and emotional well-being. Yet very few physicians receive formal education or training in how to … Continued

MDGuidelines’ New & Enhanced Predictive Modeling Helps You Tailor RTW Durations for Individual Cases

Great news! Reed Group’s MDGuidelines now has a newly upgraded predictive modeling tool for tailoring return-to-work (RTW) durations for disability, workers’ compensation, absence management and health care. Many factors can influence recovery times, and employers, insurers, TPAs and healthcare practitioners all struggle to accurately predict when injured or ill employees will be able to return … Continued