10 workers' compensation issues to watch in 2019

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The new year is just beginning, but many in the insurance industry are looking ahead to see what factors are in play going forward. For example, the 2020 election is rapidly approaching, making possible political turnover and legislative changes areas to keenly to watch.

When it comes to workers' compensation, however, many issues — both old and new — will determine the market's outlook. To understand these issues and the ones that will develop in the future, the industry must get out in front and react accordingly.

How does one do that? Kimberly George and Mark Walls lay out their blueprint.

George and Walls, hosts of Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark, a complimentary webinar that explores critical workers' compensation and health care issues, have outlined what to watch for in 2019.

With this in mind, here are the 10 issues that George and Walls expect will affect workers' compensation in 2019.

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