July 14, 2020 – Chicago, IL – Now in its eighth year, the 2020 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study will investigate how claims leaders are capitalizing on the 1200-plus frontline staff survey responses from the 2019 study. The 2020 study marks another industry first, as claims leaders have never before had access to such aggregated frontline data upon which to take action. With frontline claims professionals managing a total economic outlay of nearly 100 billion in workers’ compensation benefits paid each year, much is on the line.
April 15, 2020 – With the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in stay-at-home orders in most states — many adjusters are telecommuting for the first time. This article features data from the 2019 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study, including how adjusters ranked the importance of flexible work arrangements in their job considerations.
March 12, 2020 – Chicago, IL – In response to the growing public health crisis posed by the coronavirus, managed care firm Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) is now endorsing end-to-end telehealth delivery for non-emergent patient care.
March 10, 2020 – A burdensome focus on compliance can delay claims closure and return-to-work. This article features data from the 2019 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study, including just how much time adjusters are spending on external and internal compliance activities. It also highlights new technologies that can free up claims adjusters’ time so they can focus more on injured workers.
March 4, 2020 – Chicago, IL – Longtime workers’ compensation executive Ryan Kelly has joined managed care firm Rising Medical Solutions (Rising) as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Ryan will direct client acquisition efforts with a focus on expanding Rising’s clinical services footprint, in addition to its flagship medical bill review product.
February 11, 2020 – This article covers the industry’s talent crisis and features data from the 2019 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study, including what benefits frontline claims professionals value most when making a current and/or future employment decision. The study findings are the result of nearly 1,300 nationwide survey responses from frontline claims professionals representing all payer types.
February 3, 2020 – Chicago, IL – Experts from Rising Medical Solutions’ seventh annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study will share the most recent research findings in an upcoming webinar. Entitled “Comparing Claims Leader & Frontline Staff Perspectives,” this free webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST.