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Return to work outcomes following accident compensation corporation work capacity assessment.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The New Zealand medical journal
Publication Date
Volume
115
Issue
1153
Pages
209–211
Identifiers
PMID: 12064705
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Nearly half of those claimants certified as being unfit for work but now exited from ACC via WCAP were working fulltime. This may indicate that ACC's rehabilitation is successful, or that claimants tend to remain on ACC for economic rather than injury reasons, or that WCAP results in claimants returning to physically unsuitable work putting them at risk of further injury. ACC's research finding, that 79% of claimants were working after WCAP does not appear to be valid.

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