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New Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Study

According to the Mayo Clinic, approximately 80% of all Americans will have low back pain at least once in their lives.  As risk and claim professionals know, the top injury for workers compensation claims are strains and sprains, many of them related to lifting incidents affecting the lower back.  Utilizing the results from a new study may help reduce the cost of claims for chronic low back pain.

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Can Value-Based Models Control Claim Costs?

Can providers in value-based reimbursement agreements with health insurance plans increase their Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) scores?  A new study provides interesting insights into the effectiveness of these agreements for health and casualty insurance environments.

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Blackburn Group, Inc. contributes to the world by designing and creating Enterprise Risk Management and Claim Settlement Products and Services. We are recognized by A.M. Best Company as a Recommended Expert Service Provider in the Insurance and Financial industries.

Our Enterprise Risk Management and Claim Settlement Solutions include Risk Profiling and Benchmarking; Predictive Risk Analytics and Modeling; Total Cost of Risk (TCOR) Modeling and Management including Total Cost of Risk Calculation, Total Cost of Risk Definition Development, Total Cost of Risk Formula Development, Total Cost of Risk Worksheet Development, Total Cost of Risk Analysis, and Total Cost of Risk Insurance; Accelerated Settlement Medical Cost Projection Solutions; Medicare Set Asides (MSAs), Medicare Set Aside Trusts, Medicare Set Aside Accounts, Claim Management and Claim Settlement Solutions; Life Care Planning; Legacy and Chronic Claim Solutions; Regulatory Compliance; Claim Auditing; Quality Assurance; Insurance Management; Loss Control; Risk Education and Training; Risk Management Strategic Planning and Business Development; and Insurance Underwriting Management.

Our firm serves companies, self-insurers, insurers, reinsurers, brokers, captive insurance company domicile managers, actuaries, third party adjusters, nurse case management companies, attorneys, and their clients. Additionally, we have pioneered the use of technology to simplify the enterprise risk management workflow, decrease costs and improve the quality of programs throughout the industry. Our primary areas of concentration are all Casualty, Health, and Disability programs.  To support our professional services, our RiskPro® technology solutions include a suite of products and services delivered through applications on Internet-based platforms.

Blackburn Group, Inc.   RiskPro® is a registered trademark of Blackburn Group, Inc.