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Health and Income Security for Injured Workers: Key Policy Issues

How Does the Safety Net Fit Together?

Powerpoints and transcript of presentations made during Session V, “How Does the Safety Net Fit Together?” at the NASI symposium, Health and Income Security for Injured Workers: Key Policy Issues.

Moderator: Jackie Nowell, Director of Occupational Safety and Health, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

How Often Do Workplace Injuries Go Uncompensated?
Les Boden, Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

How Do Changes in Workers’ Compensation Affect Social Security Disability Claims?
John Burton, Professor Emeritus, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers

How Do Workers’ Compensation And Short-Term Disability Programs Overlap?
Frank Neuhauser, Survey Research Center, University of California, Berkeley

How Are Medicare Secondary Payer Rules Working?
Edward Welch, Michigan State University