Resources

Additional Study and Preparation Resources:

In addition to the suggested resources listed at the end of the CWcHP Subject Study Guide, the following resources may be helpful in your preparation for the National Certification Examination for Workers’ Compensation Healthcare Providers: An Evidence-Based Approach:

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

 

CIRRIE – The University at Buffalo Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information & Exchange. This organization hosts the free Database of International Rehabilitation Research which currently contains over 125,000 citations of international rehabilitation research published between 1990 and the present.

 

National Commission’s 19 Essential Recommendations– The 19 Essential Recommendations of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws.

 

The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) – The Federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.

 

workerscompensation.com – This website provides extensive information broken down by each state regarding all relevant workers’ compensation rules, statutes, forms, contacts and information for employees, employers, insurance providers and medical care providers.

 

Workers’ Compensation By State – This is a great overview of Workers’ Compensation legal issues, Medicare and PPD benefits/attributes both in general and by state, compiled by Michigan State University.

 

Workers’ Compensation Research Institute – This idependent, not-for-profit research organization provides an extensive database of workers’ compensation research and information regarding public policy issues.

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