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Claims Magazine: 8 Strategies for Combating Opioid Addiction

Posted on Aug 5, 2019

When employees injure themselves at work, a potentially lethal risk may ensue — they may be prescribed and become addicted to an opioid painkiller. As we know, the United States is currently experiencing an opioid epidemic —... Read More

How to Achieve Light-Duty When ‘Light-Duty’ is Not an Option Webinar

Posted on May 16, 2019

Without purposeful activity and a clear return-to-work plan, injured workers can develop a "disability" mindset creating higher claim costs and longer delays, averaging five to six times the normal closure rate. turn-to-work... Read More

Risk & Insurance: Catastrophic Thinking Derails Injured Worker Recovery; Here’s How to Manage It

Posted on Apr 15, 2019

Delayed recovery is a challenge coming to the forefront of workers’ comp. It’s defined as a lack of anticipated functional recovery in a medically reasonable period of time. Recently, many organizations have been seeking new... Read More

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

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

WC Magazine: Putting Out Fires

Posted on Mar 20, 2018

In the aftermath of a mass casualty incident (MCI), the workers’ compensation industry is reminded of the importance of preparation. To minimize exposure, it is vital for employers and carriers to proactively develop a... Read More

Property Casualty 360°: The opioid epidemic in workers’ comp

Posted on Dec 19, 2017

Employers can use these five strategies to manage opioid issues in their organizations and help injured workers heal. Read More

The Quality Divide: What Makes a Quality IME Physician?

Posted on Dec 11, 2017

If you partner with an effective IME vendor, the claimant will be sent to a physician who is highly qualified and skilled at performing these exams. Read More

The Quality Divide: Is Your Vendor Driving IME Excellence?

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

The demand for quality has given rise to an IME service industry aimed at connecting the best, most-qualified physicians to organizations requesting these exams and to the claimants who must undergo the evaluations. Read More

The Quality Divide: When and How to Request an IME?

Posted on Nov 13, 2017

As a workers’ compensation (WC) claims professional, you deal with increasingly complex claims on a daily basis. At times, you may need clarity or greater certainty on specific aspects of a case. For example, what is the... Read More

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