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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

Secrets to a Successful Stay At Work Program

Posted on Jul 9, 2019

Tom Kerr (TK): A good stay-at-work program can offer many benefits to employees and employers, but establishing a successful plan can sometimes be a challenge. To help make this process easier, I’m joined by Genex experts... 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

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WorkCompWire: How Outdated Imaging Equipment is Impacting Quality of Care and Claim Costs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

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