Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

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

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

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