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Archive for January 2018

The Truth About the Affordable Care Act and Workers’ Compensation

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) presented changes in healthcare coverage that often became controversial. Knee-jerk reactions from insurance companies and human resources organizations believed the ACA would either reduce care quality in workers’ compensation or encourage fraud. Independent non-partisan studies showed these fears were unfounded. In fact, the ACA did more to help workers’ compensation…

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Marijuana Use Can Impact Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

When it comes to marijuana use on-the-job, the best advice is “don’t do it!” Contrary to what you may believe, whether for medical or recreational uses, your right to toke is not protected by law in the work environment. Colorado has legalized both the medical and recreational consumption of marijuana, but our state laws still…

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