Managing the medical portion of Workers’ Compensation claims can be daunting. The variables are endless. Vendors of all types, extraneous and overlapping events, and even participant attitudes can impact the cost equation. Moreover, injured employee recovery lies in the balance, making the effort essential.
Adjusting for case risk or severity by diagnosis is how to diminish resistance for poorly performing treating physicians. Graphic presentations of comparative performance cannot be disputed. The fairness is built in.