At times, workers may need additional help after their claim closes (they no longer receive WorkSafeNB benefits). WorkSafeNB has new resources and processes to support workers who need such help.
WorkSafeNB is pleased to announce a new program to improve care and support for workers with a traumatic psychological injury (TPI). Starting today, the SUCCEED program will provide immediate treatment to workers with a diagnosed TPI applying for workers' compensation benefits, even before their application is adjudicated.
Effective July 1st, 2021, health care providers must be registered to accept payments via direct deposit as we will no longer mail paper cheques. In addition, documents, such as direct deposit vouchers, will no longer be mailed.
WorkSafeNB has updated its chiropractic reporting process. Instead of two forms (for initial and follow-up visits), there is now one form for all visits.
The most significant changes are to the fitting and maintenance fees and support and maintenance fees.
WorkSafeNB has updated its reports, aligning them with changes in diagnostic criteria and new empirically supported treatments.
To help ensure invoicing and payment delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, we recommend that providers up for MyServices and Direct Deposit.
We chatted with our very own Dr. Atkinson about the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares some important information on how to stay safe and calm during these unknown times.
WorkSafeNB is making important changes to improve communication and collaboration with New Brunswick psychologists. We are committed to supporting psychologists by: 1) providing education about WorkSafeNB policies and procedures that relate to mental health services; 2) improving information sharing regarding evidence-based psychological care, and; 3) providing training and support opportunities.
WorkSafeNB’s Chief Medical Office calls for proposals to further occupational medicine research in New Brunswick. Priority will be given to topics relevant to occupational medicine and health, such as medicinal cannabis and workplace wellness. Funding is available to support appropriate proposals to a maximum of $10,000.