Coordinated medical care refers injured employees to specific physicians, integrating the protocols and goals of the overall workers compensation management program and coordinates with health insurance, i.e., managed care.
Questions for the Managed Care Vendor
9. What are OVERALL costs of employees treated by this provider — in outcome based provider subsets, cost of the overall claims are lower because employees return to work more quickly and need medical care less often.
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