Comp Claims Study Affirms Best Practices For Overcoming Psychosocial Issues

 Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 Business Insurance

Issues such as emotional distress and fear were highlighted as the top barrier to closing workers compensation claims, according to a study released Thursday. Claims leaders rank psychosocial issues as the No. 1 barrier to successful claim outcomes, above lack of accommodation for return to work, litigation, strained employee/employer relationship, and late reporting of injury, according to Chicago-based managed care solutions provider Rising Medical Solutions’ 2016 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study survey of 492 claims professionals.
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