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WorkCompWire: Health Literacy’s Impact on Delayed Recovery

Posted on Apr 9, 2019

Workers’ comp professionals are seeing delayed recovery as an increased challenge in claims – as injured employees may not be progressing along a medically reasonable and expected time frame. However, it can be difficult to... Read More

WorkCompWire: When Do You Need an MSA?

Posted on Apr 2, 2019

In its simplest form, the Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) is a pool of funding reserved for future accident‑related treatment once a workers’ compensation case is settled. However, because of its complex nature, some employers will... Read More

WorkCompWire: Shore Up the Home Health Staffing Shortage with a Deep Bench of Expertise

Posted on Mar 14, 2019

When employees sustain complex, severe or catastrophic injuries, they may require home health services. Today, there are significant challenges facing home health, which could affect our industry’s ability to meet the home... Read More

WorkCompWire: How Outdated Imaging Equipment is Impacting Quality of Care and Claim Costs

Posted on Mar 14, 2019

In workers’ compensation, diagnostic imaging – such as an MRI, CT, or PET scan – is often the first critical step to assess the severity of an injury and to develop a treatment plan for prompt recovery and return to work.... Read More

WorkCompWire: 40 Years in Workers’ Comp: The Evolution of Technology in Medical Management

Posted on Oct 16, 2018

Last week, I shared news of Genex Services reaching a momentous milestone – 40 years serving the workers’ compensation industry. My last column reflected on key challenges that have occurred over those four decades which... Read More

WorkCompWire: Pat Chavanu: 40 Years in Workers’ Comp: Looking back on Our Industry’s Continuous Evolution

Posted on Oct 10, 2018

This month Genex Services is celebrating its 40th anniversary, a significant accomplishment in this industry. For our company and staff, it’s a momentous occasion and cause for celebration. Read More

Property Casualty 360°: Managing workers’ comp claims for older workers

Posted on Aug 21, 2018

Most of us deal with sick and injured workers on a daily basis. At some point, daily tasks and deadlines take over and empathy takes a backseat. Read More

Care Management: Empowering Knowledge For Case Managers and Those They Serve

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

This article originally appeared in CareManagement, and is reprinted here with permission. By Chikita B. Mann, MSN, RN, CCM, Commissioner, Commission for Case Manager Certification Read More

Real-Life Robocop Webinar: Meeting 'Impossible' RTW Goals in Catastrophic Cases

Posted on May 2, 2018

When workers survive a catastrophic injury, they often sustain significant injuries that prevent them from returning to work. Yet, technological advances are making inroads in allowing people with disabilities to regain a... Read More

Seven Things To Know About The New York Workers' Comp Pharmacy Formulary

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

In the past, we’ve presented on implementation of workers’ compensation formularies in Texas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and California — as well as “formulary-esque” prior authorization requirements in multiple other states.... Read More

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