May 22, 2017

WorkCompRecap: 4 For 14!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap finishes off our visit to RIMS, complete with some good sessions, tons of meetings, and several great dinners out in downtown Denver! Today we’re also kicking off our “4 For 14″ interview series from RIMS, which focuses on important factors/trends/happenings in workers’ comp to look for… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 4/30/14

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Abusive practices in drug testing Managed Care Matters The impact of the ACA on workers’ compensation Sedgwick Connection How to Turn Workers’ Comp Into an Advantage Insurance Thought Leadership Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news… [Continue Reading]

4 For 14: Kevin Glennon of One Call Care Management

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During our time at RIMS 2014, we had Workers’ Comp industry stakeholders participate in WorkCompWire’s “4 For 14″ series, focused on what to look for this year and in the future! Here’s what Kevin Glennon, RN, BSN, CDMS, CWCP, QRP, One Call Care Management’s Vice President of Home Health and Complex Care Services had to say:[Continue Reading]

4 For 14: Rob Lewis of ISO Claims Partners

Rob Lewis

During our time at RIMS 2014, we had Workers’ Comp industry stakeholders participate in WorkCompWire’s “4 For 14″ series, focused on what to look for this year and in the future! Here’s what Rob Lewis, President of ISO Claims Partners had to say: I believe the most significant development for the Worker’s Compensation industry in 2014… [Continue Reading]

Lockton Announces Launch of Work Comp Claims Outcome Analytics

Lockton

Kansas City, MO – Finance executives and risk managers at companies with significant workers compensation programs have new cost saving solutions through enhanced analytics from Lockton, the world’s largest privately held insurance broker. Lockton recently announced the U.S. launch of Lockton Work Comp Claims… [Continue Reading]

ESIS Expands Efforts to Control Pharmacy Costs and Utilization

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Philadelphia, PA -(BusinessWire)- ACE Group recently announced the expansion of ESIS Pharmacy Impact, a key component of ESIS’ medical programs offering. ESIS Pharmacy Impact was launched in January, 2012 to help control pharmacy-related claims expenses, while ensuring best possible clinical outcomes for injured… [Continue Reading]

A New Leader Speaks!

In today’s issue of WorkCompRecap we announce a new leader, and the publishing of their new post in WorkCompWire’s exclusive “Leaders Speak” section, which features leaders from the Workers’ Compensation Industry, and focuses on issues that are timely, relevant, and thought provoking. Are you ready?? [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 4/29/14

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Why employers need to pay more attention to stressed-out employees Sedgwick Connection Caution workers about the dangers of distracted driving PinPointNews Ohio Watchdog Report Shows Vast Improvements at Workers’ Comp Bureau Insurance Journal Editor’s Note: These links… [Continue Reading]

Phil Walls: “Watch out Missouri!”

Phil Walls

A prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) is a statewide electronic database of certain controlled substance prescriptions that have been dispensed in that state or into that state by an out-of-state mail order pharmacy. Accessible by law enforcement, prescribers and dispensing pharmacists, the database makes it possible to identify overprescribing of controlled substances… [Continue Reading]

Network Synergy Group Data Shows 25% of PT Cases Completely Unmanaged

Network Synergy Group

Tampa, FL – Network Synergy Group, a national physical therapy management company, recently announced findings from an in-depth analysis of data showing that only 18% of workers’ compensation claims incorporate comprehensively managed solutions for injuries requiring physical therapy (PT) and occupational… [Continue Reading]

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