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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Social Determinants of Health (SDOH): What it is, Why it Matters, and How it Can Save Money on WC Claims featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | | Nov 2021

Nov 3, 2021 – Which has more impact on an injured worker’s recovery – medical care or socioeconomic factors? From an outcomes – and cost – perspective, socioeconomic issues are, hands down, the most significant. In fact, a recent study found that better coordination of medical and social services “improves health outcomes and reduces expenditures by 10 percent annually per person compared to a control group,” according to the latest Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study by Rising Medical Solutions.

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Resilience Isn’t Just a “Nice-to-Have” for Claims Organizations — It’s Crucial. Here’s Why. featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | Risk & Insurance | Oct 2021

Oct 15, 2021 – If there’s anything claims organizations have taken away from the last 18 months, it’s this: resiliency against unforeseen events is an absolute necessity.

The most notable unforeseen event in recent history is undoubtedly the COVID-19 pandemic. Though pandemics were understood as potential risks for all organizations, the real-life fallout of the risk in action has exceeded what most could have imagined.

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In the 8th Iteration of a National Workers’ Comp Survey, Organizational Resilience Takes Center Stage. How Does Your Claims Organization Stack Up? featuring Rising’s Work Comp Benchmark Study | Risk & Insurance | Sep 2021

Sep 9, 2021 – Rising Medical Solutions released its annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study for 2020, with a twist. This year’s study is the first time claims leaders have had the opportunity to respond directly to the perspectives of more than 1,200 frontline claims professionals who participated in the 2019 survey. This focus on the relationship between claims leaders and the frontline staff they supervise is one attribute of organizational resiliency this year’s study sought to highlight; the other is the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a test of worldwide industry mettle.

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