Using Evidence-Based Medicine to Measure and Improve Health Outcomes

Evidence-based medicine can help reduce medical risk, measure medical treatment quality and ultimately improve the quality of care of injured workers. In this session at RIMS 2021, experts from Gallagher Bassett discussed using evidence-based medicine to improve health outcomes and its adoption within the workers’ compensation industry. Guests included: Jeffrey Austin White – Senior Vice […]

Putting AI at the Core of Your Claims Ops

Artificial intelligence (AI) can provide limitless opportunities for an organization looking to improve its processes, but how can its core functions assist everyday claims operations? In this session at RIMS 2021, Sandip Chatterjee, SVP of Analytics at Marsh Advisory, discussed the current state of AI in claims, including the lack of widespread adoption and its […]

Gen rX – The Next Generation of Medicine

Medical technology, treatments, delivery and even payment mechanisms are evolving. In this session at NCCI’s AIS Virtual Conference, Raji Chadarevian, Director of Medical Regulation and Informatics, highlighted new developments and offered insight into what the near future may hold for workers’ compensation. Delivery Who Is Delivering Medical Services? In 2012, nonphysicians made up 47 percent […]

Latest Trends in Worker Demographics

In this session at NCCI’s AIS Virtual Conference, Barry Lipton, FCAS, MAAA, Practice Leader and Senior Actuary, reviewed new and updated NCCI research on worker demographics and their potential impact to workers’ compensation. The Aging Workforce and Its Implications By 2028, nearly 10 percent of the workforce will be made up of those ages 65 […]

NCCI State of the Line Report

Each year NCCI produces a State of the Line Guide that provides a review of the latest workers’ compensation financial indicators, trends, cost drivers and broad economic markers. In this session at the NCCI AIS Virtual Conference, Chief Actuary Donna Glenn, FCAS, MAAA, provided an overview of NCCI’s findings. COVID-19 Update COVID-19 has influenced sudden, […]

Pete and Repeat: What to do with your frequent fliers

This collaborative session presented by Sarah Perry, ARM-P (Risk Manager, City of Columbia, MO) and Kathy Peeling, CPCU, ARM-P (Assistant Director for Risk Managment, University of Maryland) at the 2019 PRIMA Annual Conference engaged the audience in a discussion on high-frequency claimants. Kathy led the group through identifying why frequent claims happen to a few […]

Blockchain and Its Impact on Insurance

This session at the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit provided a basic understanding of blockchain technology and its potential application to the insurance industry. Speakers included: Neeraj Sahni, Senior Vice President, Willis Towers Watson Cristina Dolan, Co-Founder & COO, iXledger Meghan Hannes, Vice President, Cyber Product Leader, AXIS Scott Diamond, Managing Partner, Chicago Digital Asset Network […]

How Marijuana is Affecting Workers’ Compensation and the Workplace

Presented by: Darrell Brown, Executive Vice President and Chief Claims Officer, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. Denis Algiers, Director, Risk Initiatives/National Medical Director, Albertson’s Safeway, Inc. This session at the RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio was an overview of the state of recreational and medicinal marijuana legislation and impact with respect to […]

Claims Program Administration Considerations

At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, Max Koonce from Sedgwick discussed decisions around risk management claims program administration. The first significant challenge is figuring out what is the most important aspect of your program and whether your focus is short term or long term. Do you view your risk management vendors as just a commodity […]

Five Pitfalls on Business Interruption Claims

At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, Christopher Loebler from the firm McCarter & English discussed business interruption claims. Business interruption usually falls within your property policy. The coverage is triggered by a property loss from a covered peril under the policy that shuts down your business for a period of time. One-in-five U.S. companies sustain […]

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