Even as the nation’s 50 states inch towards consistency in medical treatment guidelines for workers’ compensation injuries, the role of risk managers in enforcing them is still unclear. Rising CCO and VP of Care Management Anne Kirby shares her thoughts, along with other industry experts from Marsh, ODG, Optum and more.
This feature article reports on how the 2016 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study pinpoints the best ways to handle claims. Also included are thoughts from Rachel Fikes, Vice President and Study Program Director at Rising, and Denise Algire, Study Principal Researcher and Director of Risk Initiatives and National Medical Director at Albertsons Companies.
With expert insights from Albertsons Companies, Daimler Trucks and The Hartford, Risk & Insurance reports on what makes claims organizations successful according to Rising’s 2016 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study results.
Nov 16, 2016 — Chicago, IL — For the first time in its four year history, the annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study identifies which claims best practices are generating better outcomes. Findings from the just published 2016 study reflect results from a nationwide survey of 492 claims leaders who report on methods that drive success in their organizations.
Data management is transforming the workers’ compensation industry and improving claim outcomes. Rising CCO and VP of Care Management Anne Kirby discusses how with other industry experts from Liberty Mutual, Travelers, Accident Fund, and more.
October 25, 2016 – Chicago, IL – Experts from the fourth annual Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study will share 2016 results, including which best practices are proving to be clear differentiators amongst claims organizations, at a free webinar on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST.
October 12, 2016 – Chicago, IL – Industry leaders agree that transitioning to value-based care from fee-for-service reimbursement will benefit workers’ compensation by tying medical provider payments to patient outcomes. But widespread implementation of value-based models requires overcoming challenges unique to the industry.