Frequency, high finance, and the future of work comp managed care

NCCI’s recently-released report that indemnity claim frequency dropped another two points last year is just the latest indication that the market for traditional managed care services is shrinking.   Fewer claims = fewer services needed = fewer bills; less need … Continue reading Frequency, high finance, and the future of work comp managed care

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Workers’ comp claim frequency is down, will it stay there?

Claim frequency dropped another 5% in 2012, continuing a 25-year trend of ever-decreasing frequency…well, except for that one-year uptick during the recession. More tellingly, NCCI data indicates frequency has been steadily declining across all industry groups.  However, this has been partially offset … Continue reading Workers’ comp claim frequency is down, will it stay there?

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Is the drop in work comp claims frequency a myth?

An article in Human Resource Executive highlights the results of a report by the Government Accountability Office on workplace injuries, specifically noting many employers fail to report injuries and illnesses for fear of increasing their workers’ compensation premiums. It’s not … Continue reading Is the drop in work comp claims frequency a myth?

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