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Prevent Workplace Accidents with Data

Preventing workplace accidents can save your business time and money. One of the easiest ways to reduce accidents is to analyze your injury data, recognize accident trends and then take preventative measures. Get the Right Data on Your Workplace Accidents Employers can gather injury data on various aspects of a claim for their Ohio workers’ [...]

By |2020-11-11T15:59:55-05:00November 11th, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

Injury Reporting in Ohio

The sooner the better Early injury reporting can save days away from work for your employees, and save you money on your premiums. In the state of Ohio, a claim is a medical only claim for the first seven days. During the early stages of the claim, it is crucial for your Managed Care Organization [...]

By |2020-10-14T15:51:20-04:00October 14th, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

3 Steps to a Safer Workplace

A safer workplace is important for employers for many reasons. A safer workplace will reduce workers’ compensation injuries which normally result in lower claims cost. The key to reducing injuries is to have a systematic approach with regular reviews. If you step back and look at the big picture you may be surprised at what [...]

By |2020-09-16T10:55:31-04:00September 16th, 2020|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Remote Workplace Injuries

More employees are working remotely today than ever before. What happens if one of your remote employees gets injured while working? It’s important to make sure your company has procedures in place for workplace accidents that happen at remote locations. A variety of situations may cause injuries at remote locations, such as: Walking down the [...]

By |2020-08-18T16:08:20-04:00August 19th, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

Keeping Claims Cost About the Claim

Do you have someone watching out for underlying conditions sneaking its way into your claim? At times it seems like conditions are included in a workers’ compensation claim that shouldn't be. It is important to contain the claim's cost to the actual claim, and not conditions outside the accident. Proactive Claims Management There was an [...]

By |2020-07-22T13:33:32-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Case Manager

Your managed care organization (MCO) utilizes a case manager to navigate the workers compensation system to ensure that your employees receive the best care, and that your company meets its workers’ comp goals. They create bonds with your injured workers to combating drug abuse and helping keep your workers’ comp claims out of court. They’re [...]

By |2020-06-23T16:38:46-04:00June 24th, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

Advantages of Telehealth

Telehealth is healthcare provided remotely by means of telecommunications technology. Telehealth can be used for many services including, but not limited to health education, remote monitoring of vital signs and remote doctor-patient consultations. Treatments for conditions like sinus infection, common cold, strep throat or even muscle sprains/strains have been treated using Telehealth methods. Telehealth is [...]

By |2020-06-03T14:16:10-04:00May 27th, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

How Do You Stack Up Against the Competition?

To be successful in today’s business world, companies need to find every competitive edge possible. Some might be surprised to find that Ohio workers’ compensation could be one of those competitive edges. But how would you know? The world just recently witnessed the 2018 Winter Olympics. The athletes that competed in these games trained for [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:09:57-04:00March 5th, 2018|Managed Care|0 Comments

Physician Relations and Why They Are Important for Employers’ Workers’ Compensation Programs

When an injury happens in the workplace, many employers allow the injured worker to choose where to seek treatment. However, your company should establish a relationship with a preferred provider for your workplace accidents. There are many benefits to a preferred provider relationship, which can affect the treatment plan, return to work, and/or the outcome [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:10:50-04:00February 5th, 2018|Managed Care|0 Comments

Top 5 Elements of a Return to Work Program

Ohio employers are faced with difficult tasks in their Ohio workers’ compensation programs, especially when it comes to getting an injured worker back to work. Studies show that the longer an injured employee is off work, the harder it is to return. That's why developing and utilizing a Return to Work program is so crucial. Not to mention [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:15:14-04:00October 13th, 2017|Managed Care|0 Comments
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