Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

Channeling Your Inner Resilience to Foster Return to Work and Productivity

Posted on June 24, 2021

How peak recovery mindset can make the difference in return-to-work outcomes No one is without misfortune and setbacks in life, but one could argue that some seem to face more challenges than others. Take the beloved Peanuts... Read More

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

Look for a Broken Spirit, Not Just a Broken Bone

Posted on February 17, 2021

When someone gets hurt on the job, the workers’ compensation system is often adept at zeroing in on an injury and delivering timely care. But that well-intentioned focus on a patient’s physical bruises can make it easy to... Read More

A Team Approach to Building a Better Return-to-Work Program

Posted on February 10, 2021

Employers who develop a highly structured return-to-work program have seen significant reductions in the number of lost time days due to workplace injury. In developing and implementing these programs, case managers play a... Read More

A Shot in the Arm to Move Claims Forward During COVID

Posted on January 25, 2021

Vaccination allows Genex case managers more opportunities for vital interaction to improve case outcomes As frontline workers, field case managers are essential in helping injured employees navigate their way through the... 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