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Wednesday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: Islander F-H
  • Session Number: MM1
Moving difficult and expensive claims toward a positive resolution may require modifying traditional medical approaches that all too frequently turn simple injuries into catastrophic cases. Three medical experts will share strategies that start with identifying obstacles delaying healing and recovery, and then offer biopsychosocial interventions for overcoming those obstacles and... Read More
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Wednesday, December 05, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: Islander I
  • Session Number: MM2
Traditional claim reviews give limited attention to medical-cost drivers, even though clinical services generate most claim expenses. That wastes opportunities to improve injured-worker outcomes in medically challenging cases. Claim medical roundtables, in contrast, gather physicians, pharmacists, medical case managers and claim-team members to identify and address clinical issues delaying recovery.... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: Islander F-H
  • Session Number: MM3
The potential to replace inefficient fee-for-service healthcare delivery with value-based care models emphasizing greater injured-worker engagement is generating considerable discussion across workers’ comp. But how is “value” defined, effectively delivered and measured within workers’ comp managed care? Adam Seidner and Silvia Sacalis will answer those questions and provide examples of... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Islander B-C
  • Session Number: MM4
Technological progress in medical treatments, pharmaceuticals and surgeries change the healthcare provided to injured workers. But many advancements come at significantly increased cost and may not be appropriate for every situation. This session will outline recent medical technological developments, explain their impact on claims and help claims payers assess their... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: South Pacific F
  • Session Number: MM5
An early-intervention program, with the appropriate services provided on-site, prevents minor musculoskeletal discomforts from progressing into OSHA recordable injuries with the potential for lost time and a need for additional medical care. Success, however, requires applying the right resources, like OSHA-allowable first aid, worksite evaluation, job coaching and correcting ergonomic... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

  • Room: Islander F-H
  • Session Number: MM3-R
The potential to replace inefficient fee-for-service healthcare delivery with value-based care models emphasizing greater injured-worker engagement is generating considerable discussion across workers’ comp. But how is “value” defined, effectively delivered and measured within workers’ comp managed care? Adam Seidner and Silvia Sacalis will answer those questions and provide examples of... Read More
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