According to the Workers Comp Research Institute, some affordable care organizations are classifying an increasing number of soft tissue injury cases as workers’ comp injuries, a practice that could be costly for employers. Read more here.

Meanwhile, staffing executives at the Staffing Industry Executive Forum in Orlando, Fla., report the workers’ comp market is getting harder with some insurers pulling out of markets or raising rates for staffing firms, which could result in higher prices for contingent labor.