Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

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

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

Program Integration: More Than Just an Industry Catchphrase

Posted on March 17, 2016

Program integration is an oft-used phrase in workers’ comp, yet the substance behind those words is often lacking. In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, Ron Skrocki identifies disconnects that can affect program cohesion... Read More

Medication Safety: How Do We Solve the Problem?

Posted on March 2, 2016

Genex’s Ron Skrocki discussed why medication safety remains a significant problem in workers’ comp. In this edition, Skrocki offers effective solutions with real results in helping injured workers return to the job without... Read More

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