Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Are you thankful for Workers’ Comp in 2020?

Posted on November 24, 2020

2020 will go down as one of the most difficult years many of us have experienced. After living through months dominated by a pandemic, economic downturn, natural disasters and a divisive election, most of us can’t wait to... Read More

Is Your Workplace Safe2Work?

Posted on September 1, 2020

As employers are looking for efficient ways to keep work environments safe from COVID-19, Optis has developed Safe2Work, an app-enabled, web-based health screening program designed to help stop the spread of workplace... Read More

Using Risk Prediction Technology to Move Claims Forward

Posted on July 16, 2020

Technology is playing a larger role in helping comp claims progress. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Bobbie Doyle, director of utilization management at Genex, explains the ins and outs of a program designed to do just... Read More

Using the ODG’s Treatment Analyzer on Outcomes to Improve RTW

Posted on July 8, 2020

Workers’ comp professionals rely on the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) to help guide the return-to-work process for injured employees. And one of the ways ODG has helped boost this effort is through its Treatment... Read More

How QA Can Make or Break Your IME

Posted on July 1, 2020

The independent medical exam is a valuable tool to move claims forward. But even the slightest error in the review process can make a big difference. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Donna Bradshaw, vice president of IME... Read More

Making Telemedicine Work for the Tech Deficient

Posted on June 11, 2020

When a claimant doesn’t have the right technology for a telemedicine appointment, claim and treatment delays ensue. But, in a pandemic world, what can be done to prevent it? Read More

Dental Denial Leaves Claimant Hungry for Help

Posted on June 4, 2020

Nothing says comfort like a home-cooked meal. Food not only provides us with sustenance, but joy in life often taken for granted until we temporarily lose the ability to eat due to an injury or medical procedure. And when... Read More

What COVID-19 Is Teaching Us About Mental Health

Posted on May 28, 2020

Pandemic anxiety, depression and isolation gives us a taste of what employees face in overcoming a work injury Americans have come a long way in better understanding and appreciating mental health and its important role in... Read More

Field Strategies for Claims Success During COVID

Posted on May 20, 2020

It’s been two months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Our world has changed in many ways since then, but one thing that hasn’t is Genex field case managers’ commitment to move claims forward.... Read More

Field Case Management-A Matter of Life and Death

Posted on May 14, 2020

Can telemedicine replace face-to-face intervention? Telemedicine is starting to be considered by some as an ideal treatment modality for coronavirus social distancing. However, what happens when true medical concerns don’t... Read More
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