60 Tips in 60 Minutes – Beware the Invisible Undertow of Mental Health Risks (aka How to Buy the Psych Claim the Right Way)
- Room: Islander F-H
- Session Number: GS3
Friday, October 22, 2021: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
The number of people seeking help for mental health conditions ballooned during the pandemic, bringing sharp focus to the role of mental health in workers’ comp claims. Ignoring the correlation between mental health and injury recovery can inflate the severity of claims dramatically. What’s the key to “buying the psych claim” in an informed, intelligent and cost-effective manner, ensuring that workers have the support, information and resources they need throughout their recovery? How do we push past the continued stigma that keeps workers from opening up about this essential element of the healing process? Hear a diverse panel of industry professionals share 60 of their favorite tips for getting ahead of the mental health obstacles that can impact claims, delivered in one of National Comp’s most popular panel formats.