Inside Workers’ Comp Blog

3 Takeaways from WCRI

Posted on March 14, 2019

WCRI’s recent annual conference delivered valuable research and insight on the current (and future) state of the industry. In today’s Inside Workers’ Comp, Genex’s Jim Harris shares three big takeaways from WCRI that could... Read More

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

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

Five Things to Love About WCI18

Posted on August 16, 2018

I hope you enjoyed your summertime respite from the busy workers’ comp conference circuit, because next week, our wake-up call is coming. That’s when thousands of us will board flights to Orlando to attend the grand kickoff... Read More

What’s BIG Diversity?

Posted on April 12, 2018

It’s mid-April, a time when my Outlook calendar begins to beep repeatedly in anticipation of the annual RIMS conference. While you surely have most of your regular appointments, sessions and events scheduled by now, I’d... Read More

How to Handle a Disaster in Workers’ Comp

Posted on March 28, 2018

In workers’ comp, the mass casualty event is the nightmare scenario that industry professionals fear the most. But as Genex’s Laney Bond, BSN, RN, CCM, National Catastrophic Program Manager, tells us in today’s Inside... Read More

Empowering Injured Workers

Posted on March 15, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk about injured worker advocacy and empowerment in workers’ compensation. But what exactly does that mean? Genex’s 2017 Heart of Case Management Award winner Lisa Armstrong, BSN, CRRN, RN-BC, has a... Read More