Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

The PAID Act is Coming to Medicare-Are You Ready?

Posted on July 7, 2021

In December 2020, an act was signed into law, which will change the way some reporting entities coordinate Medicare benefits. This PAID Act will go into effect before year's end, but CMS is busy preparing for the change. In... Read More

Channeling Your Inner Resilience to Foster Return to Work and Productivity

Posted on June 24, 2021

How peak recovery mindset can make the difference in return-to-work outcomes No one is without misfortune and setbacks in life, but one could argue that some seem to face more challenges than others. Take the beloved Peanuts... Read More

Best Practices for Supporting Mental Health in Comp

Posted on June 3, 2021

There’s a heightened awareness in our industry on how psychosocial factors impact an injured employee’s recovery. But what’s the best way to approach and address these issues? In the fourth and final installment of our... Read More

Exploring the Psych Effects of COVID and Emergence of PTSD in Comp

Posted on May 26, 2021

None of us have gone untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is especially true for frontline workers who care for the critically ill. So, in part three of our series on mental health’s impact on workers’ comp, we’re going... Read More

The Truth About Mental Health and Claim Costs

Posted on May 20, 2021

Traditionally, the term mental health has been treated as a claims pariah in workers’ comp, as it’s been associated with delaying recovery and sending costs spiraling out of control. Yet, ignoring the reality that... Read More

Understanding Mental Health Misconceptions in Workers’ Comp

Posted on May 18, 2021

Hello and welcome to the first of a four-part podcast compliment to the Mitchell | Genex | Coventry thought leadership eBook, Strategies for Combating Mental Health Challenges in Injured Employees. I’m Tom Kerr, director of... Read More

Quality Assurance in Case Management

Posted on May 4, 2021

Quality assurance is a vital part of any workers’ comp claim. No more so than in case management, where details and communication matter most. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, I’m joined by three Genex experts — Judy Speirs,... Read More

WCRI 21: How COVID Changed Us

Posted on April 6, 2021

The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute held its annual conference recently where, as usual, experts tackled some of the major issues affecting our industry right now. But, as Milann Dittman, Senior Data Analyst at... Read More

Examining Social Determinants of Health: The Whole Person Approach

Posted on March 29, 2021

In the past five years, terms such as advocacy, engagement, coaching, and even “whole-person approach” have been widely discussed within workers’ compensation — for good reason. Read More

Getting OnBoard With New York's Regulatory Changes

Posted on March 18, 2021

Over the last few years, New York has been implemented new reforms to increase the speed and efficiency of its claims process. In today’s Inside Workers' Comp, Dr. Lisa O'Connor, Genex's Associate Clinical Director,... Read More