Coronavirus (Covid-19) and vaccines: What if my employer requires me to get it?

Filed Under: Costs, Patients

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and vaccines: What if my employer requires me to get it?

As Covid vaccines reach or near approval, some Americans are wary, citing the rushed timeline as a reason to delay getting the shot. But eventually, even the dwindling number of Americans saying they don’t plan to get the injection may have to choose between abstaining from the vaccine and keeping their jobs. ClearHealthCosts spoke with […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and workers’ compensation: When your employer won’t pay up

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and workers’ compensation: When your employer won’t pay up

Three days after treating a Covid-positive patient in April, Monica Burgos-Wilkins awoke in the middle of the night with a fever and severe muscle pain. Within 24 hours, Burgos-Wilkins, a Waterbury, Conn., hemodialysis nurse, had lost her sense of taste and smell and tested positive for the coronavirus herself. After that, she said, her illness […]

A complete workers comp price list from North Carolina

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A complete workers comp price list from North Carolina

Wonk alert! Anyone who knows us knows how much we love price lists. Here’s a new one: It’s a site that gives access to a full workers comp price list for North Carolina, called the “N.C. Industrial Commission Medical Fee Schedule.” You can download a spreadsheet that has the prices for workers comp settlements for […]