Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Are You Thankful for Workers’ Comp?

Posted on November 20, 2017

While we gather around the table on Thursday, many of us will give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Will workers’ comp be among them? In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, we asked industry experts Chikita Mann,... Read More

Uncovering the Hidden Treasure in Your Bill Review Program

Posted on November 9, 2017

There’s a gold mine of data embedded in the bill review process, and if you are not mining and leveraging this treasure trove of information, you’re missing out on valuable opportunities to impact your bottom line. Read More

On the Border - State Regulations & Comp Costs

Posted on October 19, 2017

Did you know if a worker gets injured in one state, but lives in another, he may be restricted from receiving case management services from a nurse in the state he resides? Genex’s Chikita Mann, MSN, RN, CCM, Branch... Read More

Is Your Data Program Dated?

Posted on September 6, 2017

Data analytics programs are supposed to help you determine workers’ comp trends and predictive analysis. So why isn’t your program delivering? In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, data analytics expert Jim Harris explains how... Read More

Case Management: Can Any Nurse Do it?

Posted on August 10, 2017

Amidst an ongoing nursing shortage, workers' comp recruiters are tasked with finding nurses who can make the transition from clinic to case management. As Debbi Bromley, Genex Senior VP of Human Resources, explains, it’s a... Read More

Who Will Fill the Void? Recruiting Younger Workers’ Comp Professionals

Posted on July 31, 2017

As a mature industry, workers’ comp will have significant employment holes to fill as more professionals begin to retire. How do we make the workers’ comp industry more appealing to millennials? Debbi Bromley, Senior Vice... Read More

Managing Catastrophic Cases: Best RTW Strategies for the Worst Workplace Injuries

Posted on June 29, 2017

Catastrophic workplace injuries present far-reaching complexities that go beyond the severity of injury, making these cases at-risk for claim derailment. Genex’s Laney Bond, BSN, RN, CCM, National Catastrophic Program... Read More

Rigorous vs. Permissive Utilization Review: Beyond the ‘Rubber Stamp’

Posted on June 14, 2017

All utilization review (UR) programs are not created equal, and picking the inferior program can cause big problems for workers’ comp payers, especially with UR programs taking on a more prominent role in claims management.... Read More

Treating LGBTQ Injured Workers: Gaining Cultural Competence, Building Trust

Posted on April 6, 2017

Health care disparities based on sexual orientation have become more prevalent, with statistics to prove it. Lack of trust between patient and provider can have a significant impact in workers’ comp, says Genex branch... 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

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