Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Case Management: Can Any Nurse Do it?

Posted on August 10, 2017

Amidst an ongoing nursing shortage, workers' comp recruiters are tasked with finding nurses who can make the transition from clinic to case management. As Debbi Bromley, Genex Senior VP of Human Resources, explains, it’s a... Read More

Who Will Fill the Void? Recruiting Younger Workers’ Comp Professionals

Posted on July 31, 2017

As a mature industry, workers’ comp will have significant employment holes to fill as more professionals begin to retire. How do we make the workers’ comp industry more appealing to millennials? Debbi Bromley, Senior Vice... Read More

Managing Catastrophic Cases: Best RTW Strategies for the Worst Workplace Injuries

Posted on June 29, 2017

Catastrophic workplace injuries present far-reaching complexities that go beyond the severity of injury, making these cases at-risk for claim derailment. Genex’s Laney Bond, BSN, RN, CCM, National Catastrophic Program... Read More

Rigorous vs. Permissive Utilization Review: Beyond the ‘Rubber Stamp’

Posted on June 14, 2017

All utilization review (UR) programs are not created equal, and picking the inferior program can cause big problems for workers’ comp payers, especially with UR programs taking on a more prominent role in claims management.... Read More

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

Addressing Carrier Concerns

Posted on January 25, 2017

Genex’s Paul Neff, senior vice president, discusses how insurance companies can better prepare for some of the changes they’ll likely face as states continue to push workers’ comp reform legislation. Read More

Becoming a Driving Influence in Workers’ Comp with Delphia Frisch

Posted on December 20, 2016

Interview with Delphia Frisch, 2016 Women to Watch Honoree Read More

Making Change Happen in WC: What’s Holding You Back?

Posted on November 22, 2016

Everyone’s looking for new ways to improve their work comp programs, but when it comes time to implement real changes, it’s not so easy. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Ron Skrocki explains why change is a challenge. Read More

Changing UR Regulations: Will Your UR Organization Be Ready?

Posted on September 22, 2016

The eyes of the workers’ compensation industry are once on California, whose legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1160, which, if signed by the governor, could significantly affect workers’ comp in the Golden State and... Read More

Stay at Work: Keeping Injured Workers Connected to Their Careers

Posted on August 18, 2016

Stay at work programs are designed to help minimize disruption and boost morale when an accident occurs on the job. But what’s behind the strategy’s success? In this edition of Inside Workers’ Comp, Genex’s Myra Keleher,... Read More