Work Comp Benchmark Study: Top 3 Ways to Close the Claims Performance Gap | Aug 2018

Study results indicates only 24 percent of claims organizations are high performers, so how do the other 76 percent catch up?   This short report – “How to Close the Claims Performance Gap: Top 3 Findings in 5 Years of the Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study” –  condenses the study’s multi-year benchmarking data into the top three practices claims organizations should adopt to join their more successful peers, or risk falling further behind.  >> Five minutes to read.

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Predictive Analytics Making Inroads Outside of Underwriting featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | Work Comp Central | Apr 2018

A new A.M. Best survey demonstrates a growing number of workers’ comp insurers are fighting back against rising injury severity by using predictive analytics to lower claim and fraud costs. Rising’s 2017 Workers’ Comp Benchmarking Study was cited in support of A.M. Best’s findings, with our own survey data showing increased adoption of predictive analytics among claims organizations in the past three years.

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How Artificial Intelligence Might Work for Us featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | WorkersCompensation.com | Dec 2017

Industry journalist and consultant, Peter Rousmaniere, uses data from Rising’s Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study to discuss how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help the workers’ compensation industry. In the article, he shares how AI can go beyond prediction to help payers remove errors in their claims management processes.

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Work Comp Benchmark Study Releases White Paper on How Claims Teams Can Achieve Mastery | Oct 2017

The highest percentage of claims leaders (46 percent) surveyed in Rising’s 2017 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study believe adjusters become expert at claims management within four to six years on the job. This begs the question, what makes a claims expert and how do adjusters become one? In this short report – Do “10,000 Hours” Make a Great Claims Professional? How Claims Teams Can Achieve Peak Performance – we feature expert interviews from Albertsons, Sedgwick, Daimler Trucks North America, and industry consultants to investigate strategies for mastery development and to provide claims leaders with a practical guide for improving workplace performance. >> Five minutes to read.

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Payers Turn to Physician Reviews to Resolve Complex Claims featuring Anne Kirby, Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Care Management | Work Comp Central | Jul 2017

As many as a quarter of serious workers’ comp claims — those with more than 30 days of lost time — involve a misdiagnosis or inappropriate treatment, according to a report by Best Doctors. Anne Kirby, Rising’s Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Care Management, comments on the report’s findings and the use of physician reviews as an effective tool for addressing misguided care.

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Work Comp Benchmark Study Releases White Paper for Overcoming Psychosocial Roadblocks with Claims Advocacy Strategies | Mar 2017

Claims leaders rank psychosocial issues as the number one barrier to successful claim outcomes according to Rising’s 2016 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study survey. In this short report, co-authored by study program director Rachel Fikes and industry journalist Peter Rousmaniere, we show how claims advocacy principles at The Hartford, CNA, Nationwide, and Albertsons are taming the adverse effects of psychosocial issues and coaching injured workers to recovery and claim resolution. >> Five minutes to read.

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