Medical Price Index Shows Increases in Workers’ Comp and Auto Injury Services Costs

July 9, 2024

Physician charges per unit increased by 11% nationally for worker’s compensation from the first quarter of 2020 through the first quarter of 2023, a new report shows.

Enlyte’s latest Quarterly Medical Price Index Report delves into first- and third-party auto and workers’ comp claims using data from the top 200 billing procedures in professional services.

The report shows Texas and California had the largest increases with 11% increase in charges for medical services. New York had a 3% increase in charge per unit spurred by the increase in fee schedule changes, according to the report.

In first-party claims, New York, Michigan, New Jersey, and Florida saw noteworthy changes in charge severity, the report shows.

San Diego, California-based Enlyte is the parent company of Mitchell, Genex and Coventry, providers of cost-containment technology, provider and specialty networks, case management services, pharmacy benefit and disability management services.

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