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COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claim Impacts

April 7, 2020

The impacts associated with government measures to address the spread of COVID-19 will affect how existing workers’ compensation claims are managed.

The possible impacts on workers’ compensation arrangements may include:

• Impacts on existing claimants who are receiving compensation but may be restricted from returning to work
• Injury management and return to work barriers on workers and employers
• Medical treatment, including availability of health practitioners and use of telehealth consultations where appropriate.

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