In his second installment of the Leaders Speak series, Rising VP of Repricing Solutions Robert Evans writes about the practical steps the workers’ comp industry can take towards value-based purchasing. His best advice is not to wait for that “silver bullet,” there are models the industry can use today and build upon for tomorrow.
In his first installment of the Leaders Speak series, Rising VP of Repricing Solutions Robert Evans writes about value-based payments emerging as the future of healthcare reimbursement and how the workers’ comp industry is ripe for transition away from fee-for-service arrangements.
Established provider ratings can be wildly inconsistent, leaving employers and payers to determine for themselves how to best define quality of care. Rising CEO Jason Beans writes about getting to meaningful provider quality measures in his Risk & Insurance Risk Insider column.
Rising CEO Jason Beans weighs in on the controversial ProPublica/NPR series on workers’ compensation in his Risk & Insurance Risk Insider column.
Value-Based Surgical Care Comes to Florida Workers’ Compensation /
March 25, 2015 – Chicago, IL – The merits of value-based care in workers’ compensation have been long recognized as a viable concept. Adoption, however, has been another story. The industry has flirted with the idea over the years, but sustained models are rare.
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.