Study: Claim Costs Impacted by Who Chooses the Provider featuring Anne Kirby, Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Care Management | Work Comp Central | Dec 2015

States that allow employers to choose a health care provider for an injured worker have a lower average medical cost per claim than states where employees can choose their provider, according to a study by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Anne Kirby, Rising’s Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Care Management, comments on the study findings.

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Rising’s 2015 Work Comp Benchmark Study Releases Results | Nov 2015

700 Work Comp Leaders Draw Roadmap for Claims/
November 4, 2015 — Chicago, IL — Some 5,000 insurer, TPA, and employer-based professionals fill claims leadership positions in workers’ compensation operations nationwide. They think as much about the future as they do day-to-day operations. To date, approximately 700 of these leaders have shared their insights through quantitative surveys and qualitative interviews conducted by the Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study in 2013, 2014, and now 2015.

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What 700 Workers’ Compensation Claims Leaders Are Telling Us by Rachel Fikes, VP & Workers’ Comp Benchmarking Study Program Director | Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance’s WC magazine | Oct 2015

This article highlights key findings from Rising’s 2015 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study. Rising’s VP & Study Program Director Rachel Fikes co-authors the piece with industry journalist and consultant, Peter Rousmaniere. Together they summarize the insights from hundreds of claims leaders on the state of claims management today and their strategic vision for the future.

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Rising CEO Named to Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame | Sep 2015

Jason Beans’ Entrepreneurial Leadership Inspires Healthcare Change /
September 29, 2015 – Chicago, IL – Founder and CEO of Rising Medical Solutions (Rising), Jason Beans, has been named as one of the 2015 inductees into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.

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