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

Vocational Case Management Basics

Ohio workers are injured in the workplace every day. For many, these injuries can be life-altering, especially when employers choose to work with a Managed Care Organization (MCO) that doesn’t provide timely comprehensive vocational case review in addition to medical case management. Through vocational case management, your MCO and vocational case manager can help identify [...]

By |2020-04-29T10:31:06-04:00January 9th, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

Mental Health and Workers’ Comp

There’s no denying that mental health plays an important part in the physical health of your employees. While Ohio workers’ compensation law only allows for physical injury or disease claims, injured workers who experience a mental illness or condition caused by a workplace injury or disease may be able to seek coaching or counseling services [...]

By |2019-10-18T15:52:56-04:00October 17th, 2019|Managed Care|0 Comments

Making the Most Out of your MCO’s Provider Network

In emergency situations after an incident, workers injured on the job may seek treatment from any medical treatment facility or provider. After their initial treatment, however, injured employees must seek treatment from a Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) certified medical provider. While getting your employees the treatment they need is crucial, working with a provider [...]

By |2019-08-09T13:52:50-04:00August 9th, 2019|Managed Care|0 Comments

5 Things You Should Know About Your MCO

In the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) system every employer is required to work with a state-approved managed care organization (MCO) who manages the medical portion of your company’s workers’ comp claims. Fees for MCO services are paid by the BWC as part of your premium for each year. Acting as the liaison between [...]

By |2019-06-13T13:56:18-04:00June 13th, 2019|Managed Care|0 Comments

Early Reporting of Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Early reporting of workers’ compensation injuries can save your employees time away from work while saving your company money on your annual premiums. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) recognizes claims as medical-only claims for the first seven days. During this early phase, it is important that you share as much information about the [...]

By |2019-06-12T11:57:24-04:00October 24th, 2018|Managed Care|0 Comments