Fee Schedule Slowed Growth of Illinois Injured Workers' Medical Costs

 Tuesday, September 7, 2010

 Insurance Journal

Medical costs per workers' compensation claim in Illinois showed slower growth in 2007 following implementation of the medical fee schedule in 2006, according to a study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). The study, Monitoring the Impact of Illinois Regulatory Changes: CompScope Medical Benchmarks, 10th Edition, reported that growth in medical costs per claim slowed to 5 percent after a 12 percent average annual growth in the three prior years.
Workers' Compensation