Reduce Claims with Trends

A safer workplace is important for employers for many reasons. A safer workplace will reduce workers’ compensation injuries which should then result in less claims. The key to reducing injuries is to have a process in place and to review it regularly. Here's an example of a 3 step process used by an employer to [...]

By |2021-01-12T16:14:51-05:00January 13th, 2021|Managed Care|0 Comments

Cold Weather Safety Tips

Monday was the first official day of winter, meaning colder temperatures are coming. Employers must provide their employees with cold weather safety tips. A safer workplace is important for employers for many reasons. One being, it will reduce workers’ compensation injuries, resulting in lower claims cost. Precautions Employers Can Take Remove water and snow from [...]

By |2020-12-22T13:12:14-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Managed Care|0 Comments

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

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

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
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