The consequences of underreporting workers' compensation claims
- Comp care savings studied. // Business Insurance;01/03/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p2
Reports on the results of a study conducted by the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Workers Compensation Research Institute on the reduction in workers compensation medical cost in the United States. Effect of using networks of medical providers to treat injured workers on workers compensation...
- Workers' Compensation Costs On The Rise. Hays, Daniel // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;03/20/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p6
Discusses the factors that could increase workers' compensation costs in the United States. Medical cost inflation; Calls for additional benefits; Increased pressures to modify the jurisdiction of workers' compensation.
- Texas' Medical Costs Highest in Comp Study. // Occupational Hazards;Apr2001, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p24
Reports that medical care costs in Texas are the highest in the eight states included in the study of the Workers' Compensation Research Institute. Comparison of average costs; Factors attributed to higher medical fees in the state.
- Massachusetts Ranks Lowest in Eight-State Comparison. // Occupational Hazards;Apr2001, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p24
Reports that medical care costs in Massachusetts are the lowest in the eight states included in the study of the Workers' Compensation Research Institute. Comparison of average costs; Factors attributed to higher medical fees in the state.
- Managed Care and Workers' Comp-A Success Story? Bailey, Lynn // Business & Economic Review;Jul-Sep2002, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p23
Discusses the insufficiency of workers' compensation in meeting health care spending in the U.S. Percentage of compensation expenditures covering media costs and lost wages; Effectiveness of managed care in controlling the compensation costs of companies; Analysis on the use of provider...
- Workers comp cost containment method in jeopardy: NCCI. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;1/25/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p27
The article presents a report which focuses on the decline in the proportion of workers compensation medical costs subject to physician fee schedules in the U.S.
- Medicare fee schedule can cut WC costs in half: Study. Calise, Angela K. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;12/6/93, Vol. 97 Issue 49, p2
Reports on the reduction of the workers' compensation medical costs by as much as 49% if states using medical fee schedules in workers' compensation lowered fees to Medicare reimbursement levels. Workers' Compensation Research Institute report and key findings; Recommendations.
- Comp Medical Cost Drivers Differ By State. Hays, Daniel // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;9/2/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 35, p30
Focuses on the medical costs for workers' compensation systems in the U.S. Variation across states on cost containment; Average medical cost containment expenditure; Correlation between the workers' compensation fee schedule and the actual costs to deliver medical services; Differences between...
- CWCI Reports New Research On Medical Cost Containment Shows Growing But Small Impact. // Insurance Advocate;1/14/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p26
Reveals that medical cost containment expenses in California workers' compensation represented less than the total medical payments between 1993 and 1999 according to a report by the California Workers' Compensation Institute.