Incorporating Telemedicine into Workers’ Compensation Care

Telemedicine is a hot topic with lots of discussion around its potential to favorably impact workers’ compensation by improving medical care access, but to what extent is it actually feasible today? This session at the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference featured viewpoints from an employer, vendor and carrier. Speakers included: Ann Schnure, VP […]

Telephonic Case Management

At the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, David Jones from Express Scripts, Inc., and Peter Greaney from WorkCare, Inc., presented a case study in how Express Scripts used telephonic case management to improve their claims results.  Express Scripts is a pharmacy benefit management service that is one of the largest dispensers of medications […]

Important Elements of Successful Return-to-Work Programs

Return-to-work programs frequently get cited as essential claims management tools for helping injured workers recover while eliminating employer costs. Yet many employers have not implemented programs, perhaps fearing that the task is too daunting. This session at the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference offered strategies to create a return-to-work program. Speakers included: Ann-Marie […]

Causation Standards and Medical Experts

At the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference, Stuart Colburn from Downs Stanford P.C and Jacob Lazarovic, M.D., from Broadspire explained causation standards that can assist in defending soft tissue claims.  Causation standards vary significantly by jurisdiction. The exact same argument in two different states can result in two different results based on how […]

Sorting Out Pain Management Guidelines

Medical treatment guidelines can improve worker health by helping doctors and nurses deliver proper care. Multiple pain guidelines exist and, as their use grows, there is a greater need for claims managers to learn how they are best applied. This session at the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference illustrated the purpose of chronic […]

Teddy Award-Winning Employers Showcase Their Successful Strategies

This roundtable session at the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference provided key strategies and tangible practices from this year’s Teddy Award Winners. Panelists included: Danielle Hill, Human Resources Compliance Manager, Hampton Roads Transit Jennifer Massey, Corporate Director of Safety and Health and Claims Management, Harder Mechanical Contractors Laurie English, Senior VP, Chief Human […]

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