Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

How Service Impacts Claim Costs

Posted on February 14, 2019

The speed, costs and reliability of diagnostic services can seriously impact the progression of a claim, especially if the exams are hampered by poor customer service. On today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Bob Smith, CEO, of... Read More

What’s Trending in DME?

Posted on January 29, 2019

Technology is playing a larger role in workers’ compensation as durable medical equipment innovations are helping injured workers return to work at a faster rate. The problem is keeping up with what’s new and what’s... Read More

An MVP Approach

Posted on December 12, 2018

Light-duty options for injured temp staffing employees When most people think of light-duty return to work, staffing agency employees are often not considered. That changed when Kathleen Peck, director of risk management,... Read More

Personalized Comp-the Starbucks Way

Posted on November 30, 2018

Once again, industry leaders will soon gather in Las Vegas to share ideas at the National Workers’ Comp and Disability Conference. Among those will be winners of the prestigious Teddy Awards for workers’ comp and disability... Read More

Are You Thankful for Workers’ Comp?

Posted on November 19, 2018

It’s time for a listener favorite, the annual Inside Workers’ Comp Thanksgiving special edition: What are You Thankful for in Workers’ Comp? This year, we pose the question to experts who serve three very different facets of... Read More

Kids’ Chance: Why it Matters

Posted on November 14, 2018

It’s Kids’ Chance Awareness Week and today we’re celebrating this life-changing organization by speaking with Melissa Potteiger, Genex area sales manager and Kids’ Chance ambassador. Read More

Five Initial Evaluation Issues That May Delay Return to Work

Posted on September 20, 2018

When there’s a return to work delay, practitioners often look for problems that occurred during the course of treatment. However, as Mariellen Blue, Genex’s National Director of Case Management Services, tells us in today’s... Read More

Sizing Up the Physical Demand Analysis

Posted on August 22, 2018

The workers’ comp industry is always searching for new ways to increase safety in the workplace. But there’s one tool that’s been available for quite some time that, if used more often, could go a long way to reaching this... Read More

Staying on Top of Regulatory Changes in Bill Review

Posted on August 7, 2018

A challenge workers’ comp professionals often face is keeping up with ever-changing regulations, especially since each state mandates its own programs. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Bob Fornicola, vice president of... Read More

How to Find the Best Providers

Posted on July 10, 2018

Providers can significantly contribute to the success of a workers’ comp claim, so finding the best ones to assign to a case is key to positive outcomes. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Dean Stiles, National Director,... Read More