With medical cost inflation far exceeding inflation in general over the last two decades, everyone wants to control the cost of medical care. In workers compensation, medical management is justifiably used to control medical care cost. However, when you see the large expense for triage, nurse case management or pharmacy benefit management, do you wonder if you are getting your money’s worth? The answer is an absolute yes — IF you are using highly trained, qualified and skilled medical management firms.
Author Rebecca Shafer, JD, President of Amaxx Risks Solutions, Inc. is a national expert in the field of workers compensation. She is a writer, speaker, and website publisher. Her expertise is working with employers to reduce workers compensation costs, and her clients include airlines, healthcare, printing/publishing, pharmaceuticals, retail, hospitality, and manufacturing. See www.LowerWC.com for more information. Contact:RShafer@ReduceYourWorkersComp.com
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