Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study group’s release of a new whitepaper geared toward claims advocacy principles at several companies are taming the effects of psychosocial issues and coaching injured workers to recovery and claim resolution.
The brief report examines the best practices, skill sets, and training approaches organizations are using to screen for, intervene in, and effectively address psychosocial factors in the claims process. The strategies covered aim to treat the injured worker as a whole person, proactively resolving non-medical barriers to their timely recovery. The group also noted that the negative impact of personal expectations, behaviors, and predicaments that can come with the injured worker or can grow out of work injury drive up claim costs far more than catastrophic injuries.
Find out more (including a link to the free report!) by clicking here!