Archive for March 2017

Cost Per Service Is Not Effective

Total agreement with this blog post by Joe Paduda from the perspective of a workers’ compensation Third Party Administrator. Motivating and providing incentives for excellent outcomes is far less expensive overall than negotiating individual encounter rates. Individual encounter price per service encourages additional volume of services by lowering each cost. There is usually little actual savings […]

Disenfranchisement of the Workers’ Compensation Recovering Worker

What causes a worker recovering from a workplace injury to become disenfranchised? We observe that it is a system that rewards removal of the direct, human interaction between the adjuster / examiner and the worker. While we have for over 16 years pushed our agenda out to insurance companies and self-insured organizations, the push from […]