3-D Color Xrays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/health/3d-color-xrays-cern.html?hpw&rref=health&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

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These new technologies may also help better explain the severity of a condition. This may be especially helpful in Social Security Disability and Work Injury cases.

Iowa Doctor Takes on Opioid  Epidemic

http://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/23/health/opioid-addiction-suboxone-treatment.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth&action=click&contentCollection=health&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront

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Many injured workers and people seeking Social Security Disability need this type of help.

Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review

A Health Care Reform Blog––Bob Laszewski’s review of the latest developments in federal health policy, health care reform, and marketplace activities in the health care financing business.

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What happens to health insurance and Medicaid will make a large impact on many people who are applying for Social Security Disability and SSI. This is the only way a large number people are able to receive medical treatment, and without proper treatment their disability case will be denied. The reason is that Social Security bases almost all of its decision on the medical records. Therefore, little or no medical treatment means no Social Security Disability for the people who do not have access to health insurance.

Workers’ Comp Drags Out Medical Care, Injured Workers and their Doctors Say | NBC Bay Area

Source: Workers’ Comp Drags Out Medical Care, Injured Workers and their Doctors Say | NBC Bay Area

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This happens in Illinois also. Insurance companies make more money when they deny or delay treatment to injured workers.

Low Back Pain Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

WebMD’s low back pain slideshow explains the most common causes of low back pain and what you can do to help alleviate it.

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Low back injuries are one of the most common work injuries. Make sure to report them right away and seek immediate medical treatment.