Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Improving Workers’ Comp Through Data by Jim Harris

Posted on March 9, 2017

When meeting with professionals across different industries, I encounter the same reoccurring theme: it’s a constant challenge to find a medical management approach to workers’ comp that yields the best results. That’s why... Read More

Addressing Carrier Concerns

Posted on January 25, 2017

Genex’s Paul Neff, senior vice president, discusses how insurance companies can better prepare for some of the changes they’ll likely face as states continue to push workers’ comp reform legislation. Read More

Becoming a Driving Influence in Workers’ Comp with Delphia Frisch

Posted on December 20, 2016

Interview with Delphia Frisch, 2016 Women to Watch Honoree Read More

Making Change Happen in WC: What’s Holding You Back?

Posted on November 22, 2016

Everyone’s looking for new ways to improve their work comp programs, but when it comes time to implement real changes, it’s not so easy. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Ron Skrocki explains why change is a challenge. Read More

Veterans Day Salute

Posted on November 11, 2016

In this special Veterans Day edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, we talk to case manager Nicole Hurley, RN, BSN, CDMS. Aside from being a Genex Heart of Case Management Award winner, Lt. Col Hurley also proudly serves in the... Read More

Changing UR Regulations: Will Your UR Organization Be Ready?

Posted on September 22, 2016

The eyes of the workers’ compensation industry are once on California, whose legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1160, which, if signed by the governor, could significantly affect workers’ comp in the Golden State and... Read More

Stay at Work: Keeping Injured Workers Connected to Their Careers

Posted on August 18, 2016

Stay at work programs are designed to help minimize disruption and boost morale when an accident occurs on the job. But what’s behind the strategy’s success? In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, Genex’s Myra Keleher,... Read More

Case Severity: What Factors are You Missing in Delayed RTW Cases?

Posted on July 21, 2016

Case severity tools like the ODG calculator play a big role in helping workers’ comp professionals predict return-to-work timing and costs based on the total claim picture. However, if you fail to look beyond the compensable... Read More

Bill Review: Digging Deeper to Fight Fraud and Attack Overall Medical Spend

Posted on June 7, 2016

Most people don't think of bill review as a component of fraud detection in workers' comp, yet in this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, Genex’s Tom Sebold says it sometimes plays an integral role in the process. Through a... Read More

Utilization Review: Addressing the Issues

Posted on April 25, 2016

Utilization review has received its share of criticism in workers’ compensation. In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, Genex’s Todd Andrew answers the tough questions regarding UR and explains why it’s a valuable... Read More

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