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Published: 09/14/2012 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Operating at a loss is simply not a sustainable business model. Now is the time to focus on overcoming obstacles, evaluating the technology that has evolved around us, and seek better ways for our industry to survive, even thrive, in the years ahead.
CorVel’s Focus on Pharmacy Management whitepapers aim to provide readers with tools and approaches to to mitigate exposure in their risk program.
Workers’ Compensation Insurance Adjusters deal with a different level of complexity when compared to other types of insurance. More bills, more deadlines, more potential penalties and more people involved. Get to know adjusters with this infographic.
Twenty years ago there were only ten specialty drugs on the market and they were rarely seen in workers’ compensation. Today there are over 300 and drugs such as anticoagulants and antivirals are making their way into claims.
York’s approach to managing workers' compensation claims combines sophisticated data analytics, and clinical review and claim expertise in a way that improves outcomes and lowers the total cost of risk by managing claims costs before they occur.
This paper explores the top five comorbidities in workers' compensation and how to prevent and identify comorbidity to reduce the impact on workers’ compensation claims.
Published: 09/11/2014 in Claims Management
Functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) are often an important component in the management and treatment of work-related injuries. Understanding the purpose of FCEs and implementing best practices is vital to successful case management.
Published: 12/19/2011 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Use of prescription painkillers has increased in staggering proportions compared with other medication classes, in terms of the number of prescriptions written, costs and incidence of overuse and abuse.
Diagnostic Insights: Payer Avoids Misdiagnosed Carpal Tunnel Case Due to Electrodiagnostic Expertise
Published: 04/16/2015 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
In Feb 2012, a 34-year-old carpenter reported experiencing hand pain and occasional weakness in the fourth and fifth fingers of both hands. It was determined patient’s medical complaints were NOT due to carpal tunnel and NOT related to employment.
Published: 03/24/2011 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Opioid abuse causes great concern in the workers' compensation industry. Communication with physicians and pain management guidelines can improve outcomes.