Telemedicine can help combat an impending physician shortage and possibly lower the cost of care for workers’ comp payers. Anne Kirby, Rising’s Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Care Management, joins other industry experts in discussing the possibilities in workers’ compensation.
Results from Rising’s 2014 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study, which surveyed claims leaders nationwide, is cited in this article about how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact workers’ comp. Experts expect access to care will become a problem.
In his Risk & Insurance Risk Insider column, Rising CEO Jason Beans writes about how the workers’ comp industry should help slay the heroin dragon, not facilitate the creation of new addicts.
Preventable medical errors in hospitals are now the third leading cause of death in the US, only after heart disease and cancer. Rising CEO Jason Beans writes about this disturbing statistic in his Risk & Insurance Risk Insider column.
Rising CEO Jason Beans discusses how workers’ compensation medical costs are spiking in hidden pockets across the country.
Efforts to improve the quality of medical care provided to injured workers are increasingly linked to provider performance. Robert Evans, Rising’s VP of Repricing Solutions, joins other industry experts to discuss where the industry is at with measuring provider performance.
Medical bill review services that identify errors and overcharges can help self-funded employers reduce their health benefit costs. John Brogan, Rising’s Director of Technical Assurance, discusses the billing practices of “upcoding” and “unbundling.”