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Tips on Maintaining Control of Catastrophic Workplace Injury Claims

Catastrophic injuries impact the severity and complexity of workers’ compensation claims. In a two part Inside Workers’ Comp podcast series, Genex’ Laney Bond discussed how catastrophic workplace injuries can derail claims. Bond, national catastrophic program manager for Genex, outlined four …

Advocacy-Based Models, Analytics Highlight Best Practices Used by Successful Workers’ Comp Firms

Better performing workers’ comp claims organizations utilize key performance indicators, data analytics and an advocacy-based model to successfully manage claims, according to Rising Medical Solution’s most recent Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study. Better performing workers’ comp claims organizations utilize key performance …

Experts Say Identify Comorbidities Early to Control Workers’ Comp Claims Costs

Workers’ compensation case severity can be tackled by recognizing and treating comorbidities early, according to industry experts. Case severity scoring and other predictive analytic tools can assist adjusters in identifying potentially problematic claims. Inside Workers’ Comp, a Genex multimedia series, …

WCRI Identifies New Predictors of Worker Outcomes

Eight new state-specific studies from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) identified new predictors of worker outcomes that can help public officials, payors, and health care providers improve the treatment and communication an injured worker receives after an injury – …