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Field Case Managers – Workers Comp Claims Closed Faster and Happier

Field Case Managers – Injured Employees Happier and Claims Closed Faster This is National Nurses Day.  In celebration of the day, I wanted to bring up a subject that I have seen overlooked in quite a few Workers Comp files – Field Case Managers.  If you want to see nurses

How Nurse Case Managers Add Value to WC Claims

CM3: How Nurse Case Managers Add Value to Workers’ Compensation Claims Workers Comp claims a nurse case managers and add value. Mary O’Donoghue, Vice President, Medical Services Helmsman Management Services Stephanie Perilli, Senior Director, Medical & Health Management The Home Depot November 12, 2015 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m Nurse

Rehabilitation Nurse Second Most Seen Provider By Injured Employees

Injured Employees and Rehabilitation Nurses Work Well Together  The second most seen medical provider by injured employees would be the rehabilitation nurse if assigned to the file. Last week, I covered the medical provider that Injured Employees see the most overall.     As I have often said, rehabilitation nurses or

Delaware Requires Employers Start Great Risk Mgmt Technique

Delaware Requires Employers  Job Lists To Treating Physician The State of Delaware requires employers to initiate a great risk management technique.  Return to work is one of the Five Keys To Saving On Workers Comp $.  I have been writing, presenting, and blogging on these Five Keys for over 25

Rehab Nurses Risk Management Technique – 16 1/2 Suggestions

Rehab Nurses As a Great Risk Management Technique One of my long-standing Risk Management technique is the prudent use of medical and vocational rehab nurses (also known as case managers).  A great in-field rehab nurse can save thousands if not tens of thousands of reserves and payouts on a file.

Workers Comp Self Insureds – Five New Years Resolutions

Workers Comp Self Insureds – Great Way To Start The Work Comp New Year Five new years resolutions for Workers Comp Self Insureds are listed below.  .When talking about Workers Comp premiums, self insureds are often left out in the cold.  Self insureds do not pay premiums for Workers Comp.

Are Nurse Practitioners Better For Workers Comp?

Nurse Practitioners For WC Can Be A Cost Saver In my last post, I covered how plant nurses can save employers $$. I mentioned Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) as one of the recommended types of plant nurses. I received a few inquiries on exactly who are NP’s. Nurse Practitioners do have

Telephonic Triage for Workers Comp – Is It Really Worth It?

Telephonic Triage for Workers Comp Is Telephonic Triage in WC really worth it in most instances?  I had a great conversation with an old Workers Comp friend that had begun to sell triage service by phone for claims. As he mentioned, safety measures occur up to the time of an

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