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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

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

WorkCompWire: Jim Harris: Unleashing Powerful Insights Hidden in Your Bill Review Data

Posted on Feb 6, 2018

In this column, we look at five strategies that sophisticated vendors are deploying to elevate the bill review process to a strategic, data-focused initiative that can drive ongoing improvements for your workers’... Read More

WorkCompWire: Michael Valasek: Ensuring a Quality IME Result: Three Players in the Process

Posted on Jan 30, 2018

A certain amount of contention has come to surround the independent medical examination (IME) process. Oftentimes, both the insurer and claimant will obtain an IME to substantiate their respective opinions on a case. Rather... 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

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