Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

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

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

Phoenix Rising Bonus Cuts: Survival and Recovery

Posted on December 15, 2020

As we wrap up our Inside Workers’ Comp series for the year, we thought we’d leave you with a positive podcast — a bonus extra from our inspirational case study video: “Phoenix Rising: Changing Course After Tragedy.” In this... Read More

Ancillary provider's role in catastrophic claims

Posted on December 1, 2020

In workers’ compensation, catastrophic claims often require a lot of ancillary services which are extremely vital to an injured employee’s recovery. This includes durable medical equipment, transportation and home health... Read More

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