Workers' Compensation Management

President Declares Opioid Crisis a National Public Health Emergency
On October 26, 2017, President Trump issued a memo instructing the acting Health and Human Services Secretary, Eric Hargan, to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. Read More

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Three Ways Workers’ Comp Insurers Will Harness Technology to Deliver Better Outcomes in 2017

Technology is transforming the way we live, work and play—and the workers’ compensation industry is no exception. As an industry, we are beginning to understand how to harness technology and look at big data sets in very specific ways that allow us to solve complex problems. Here are three ways that I anticipate workers’ compensation insurers will leverage technology and data in 2017 to help them make more informed decisions around claims and deliver better outcomes to their customers.

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PBM Challenges in Navigating Drug Therapy Issues—Integration Provides Insight

When an employee is injured on the job, it is the beginning of a journey, and it’s not a vacation. Numerous decisions will be made that impact the destination of that journey. Opioid therapy for the treatment of pain is one of the most critical decisions made on the path to recovery. When chosen wisely, they can help an injured worker recover as completely as possible as soon as possible without impacting their long-term health. When poor decisions are made, the results can be disastrous.

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ICD10monitor's Talk Ten Tuesdays

ICD10monitor's Talk Ten Tuesdays, a national radio news broadcast, featured Michele Hibbert-Iacobacci and Tina Greene on 11/17/15 discussing the latest with ICD-10 and the workers’ compensation and property casualty markets

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A focused approach to leveraging big data for Workers’ Comp

One of the ever-present challenges facing the Workers’ Compensation industry is managing and making sense of the massive and growing amounts of information generated throughout the bill review process. This challenge increases daily with the introduction of new publicly available data resources, cheaper ways to store all this information and new tools that enable new different ways to manipulate information. The vast potential created by new tools and more resources creates a great need to make sense of and efficiently leverage big data.

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How to Avoid an ICD-10 Claims Disaster
Recent ICD-10 end-to-end testing conducted by CMS and the American Medical Association yielded an 87 percent claim acceptance rate. Read More

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Unifying Data for Uncommon Insights: A Big Data Approach

By Peter Chen | December 10, 2014

It’s undeniable that we are living in the age of Big Data. More data is being generated now across all industries than any other time in human history. The workers’ compensation and property and casualty (P&C) industries are no different.

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Improving Claims Management With Advanced Integration

Advanced integration is a large, complex process that involves core claims management systems and expert point solutions. Core claim systems and expert point solutions historically have been loosely integrated…

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Posted in: Auto Casualty Claims Processing, Workers' Compensation Management

Will You be Required to Comply with Both ICD-9 and ICD-10 Mandates? What is Your State’s Property & Casualty Requirement?
By Sherry Wilson and Tina Greene, Mitchell International Published in ICD10monitor.com Just like “Where’s Waldo?” the property & casualty (P&C) industry that includes workers’ compensation and auto billing also requires the ... Read More

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Mitchell International Embraces Big Data to Improve Bill Review Processes
By Mitchell International Originally published by WorkCompWire Mitchell International, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, recently announced the SmartGuid... Read More

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