Portal Fatigue: Less is More for Frontline Claims Professionals by Rising CEO Jason Beans | WorkCompWire | June 2023

June 15, 2023 – Helping injured employees get back to productive life is an enormous and critical job. Unfortunately, it is a job that is too often focused on administrative tasks instead of high value efforts that positively impact an employee’s life. According to Rising Medical Solutions’ annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study, over one quarter of frontline claims professionals report that administrative work comprises more than 40% of their time, while nearly another quarter say it takes up 30 to 40% of their time.

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The Amazon Effect: Streamlining Work Comp Care Management by Rising CEO Jason Beans | WorkCompWire | June 2023

June 1, 2023 – Amazon has forever revolutionized the way we shop. The e-commerce giant has become synonymous with convenience and choice, raising the bar for selection, pricing options, delivery speed, and self-service simplicity.

At the core of Amazon’s success is an extreme focus on the customer experience. They understand that customers want a wide selection of products, but they want them vetted and reviewed for quality as well. Amazon also understands that customers want shopping to be easy, including limiting the number of websites, logins, passwords, and profiles they have to manage.

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Updating Medical Fee Schedules Takes Balance featuring Rising CEO Jason Beans | Business Insurance | Mar 2023

March 2, 2023 – Medical inflation is a top concern in workers’ compensation this year and adjusting medical fee schedules may be one way to address rising costs, although the appetite for change is limited, comp experts say.

While some states have introduced legislation to overhaul their schedules, variations in costs among states illustrate the complexity of the issue, they say.

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Comp Sector Widens Scope of Recovery Efforts featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | Business Insurance | Oct 2022

October 5, 2022 – Much of what directs the trajectory of a workers compensation claim has little to do with the claim itself — the injury, the prognosis — and much to do with the claimant’s everyday life, such as where they live or how much money they have in the bank.

Experts say focusing on the so-called “social determinants of health” of an injured worker has the potential to drive better outcomes for injuries and is in line with “whole-worker” health and advocacy trends in workers comp in recent years.

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3 Takeaways from Rising Medical’s 2021 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | Risk & Insurance | Sep 2022

September 23, 2022 – With expert article insights provided by Study leaders from Rising, Travelers, and AmTrust Financial, this Risk & Insurance feature summarizes how high-performing claims organizations are tackling consistently ranked obstacles to strong outcomes, advancing advocacy-based claims models, and operationalizing social determinants of health considerations.

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