December 18, 2018 – Chicago, IL – Since the Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study launched in 2013, claims leaders have consistently ranked medical management as the core competency most critical to claim outcomes. With medical costs representing more than 60 percent of claims costs in many jurisdictions, the study’s Advisory Council recommended the 2018 study further investigate how high performing claims payers are surmounting this top industry challenge.
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.
Chicago, IL – July 23, 2018 – Longtime workers’ compensation executive Patty Mendez has joined Rising Medical Solutions’ customer experience practice as Regional Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Patty will direct national markets with an emphasis on Mountain and West Coast opportunities. Patty brings more than 25 years of industry experience to
Chicago, IL – June 19, 2018 – Rising Medical Solutions, a longtime MCG Health Company partner, is now rolling out MCG’s powerful Official Disability Guidelines™ (ODG) analytics directly to customer users. Rising’s latest enhancement to its client web portal, VISION™, provides users with single sign-on access to ODG’s robust claims scoring capabilities, enabling claims professionals
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.
Chicago, IL – January 30, 2018 – Two members of Rising Medical Solutions’ executive leadership team have assumed new, elevated positions as the company enhances its customer experience practice. Vice President of Product Design and Development, David Huth, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Timothy
January 17, 2018 – Chicago, IL – Experts from Rising’s fifth annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study will share 2017 results in an upcoming webinar. Entitled “Insurtech & Talent Crisis Crossroads: How successful claims operations maximize next generation technology and talent,” this free webinar will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST.