In 2018, the healthcare industry will evolve to reduce costs throughout the system. Workers Compensation and Liability Insurance professionals need to know the key healthcare trends to take advantage of cost savings in the systems.
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.
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.