Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

IME Data in a Dash

Posted on March 26, 2020

In today’s world, payers need complete transparency into their IME program, from big picture to claims-level data. But how do you make that information easily digestible and current so it provides a true comprehensive view... Read More

WCRI 2020 Wrap

Posted on March 17, 2020

Time was on the side of WCRI as it held its annual conference in Boston earlier this month just before coronavirus concerns reached pandemic levels. While handshakes and hugs were replaced with nods and elbow bumps,... Read More

What is a Pharmacy Nurse Champion?

Posted on February 19, 2020

Everyone knows nurse case managers play a vital role in reducing costs of workers’ compensation claims by guiding the continuum of care for injured employees. And now some programs are implementing the same approach to help... Read More

Chronicling the World of Workers’ Comp with Roberto Ceniceros

Posted on January 16, 2020

Last month, workers’ compensation lost one of its most talented reporters and influencers as Roberto Ceniceros announced his retirement. Roberto’s career in comp spanned a quarter century during which time he chronicled the... Read More

Peter Rousmaniere Part 2: Trends and Advice for Comp

Posted on December 18, 2019

We’re back with the second part of our exclusive interview with Peter Rousmaniere in which he discusses how current trends will impact the future of the industry and gives us a preview of what he plans to do next after his... Read More

Peter Rousmaniere Part 1: Comp’s Evolutions and Influencers

Posted on December 12, 2019

When you think of industry icons in workers’ comp, Peter Rousmaniere is among the select few at the top of the list. For more than 30 years, Peter has been a major influencer in workers’ comp, especially over the past couple... Read More

Why We’re Thankful for Workers’ Comp

Posted on November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving is coming, which means it’s time for our favorite podcast of the year: What are You Thankful for in Workers’ Comp?  This year, we invited three experts who share very different reasons why they are grateful for... Read More

NWCDC 19 Preview

Posted on October 30, 2019

NWCDC is just days away. As you get ready to head back to Vegas, we asked Genex’s Ron Skrocki to give us a preview of what to expect at this year’s conference, including a session he’ll be presenting on Nov. 6 with... Read More

What's causing the rise of psychological IMEs in workers' comp?

Posted on September 26, 2019

Independent medical exams are often thought of as a way to obtain an impartial opinion regarding the treatment of a physical injury. Though psychological IMEs are less common, they’re sometimes just as imperative in helping... Read More

Is Your UR Vendor Hiring the Right Physicians?

Posted on September 12, 2019

The success of a utilization review organization depends on the quality of its physician network. This starts with taking careful measures to verify the credibility of reviewers to ensure good outcomes and prevent fraud. In... Read More
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