Your trusted source for the industry information you need News WorkCompWire Apricus Delivers a Wide Variety of Specialty Services Needed Most by Adjusters June 1, 2022 When it comes to work-related injuries, no two are alike. Those injured may need an array of specialized supports to achieve the best outcome and potentially return to a productive life. WorkCompWire The Great Resignation – Five Reasons a Quality IME Program is Imperative March 8, 2022 If you ask a recently hired claims adjuster what an IME is and what it’s for, they may not be able to provide an answer. WorkCompWire The Great Resignation – Four Ways a Specialty Network Can Help Fill the Talent Gap March 1, 2022 By now, most of us have heard about the Great Resignation — a trend in which millions of employees across the nation are leaving their positions for better opportunities. Workerscompensation.com Demand for durable medical equipment, unlike the pandemic, will endure March 1, 2022 The word “durable” brings a sense of something that lasts, as with the words “endure” and “duration.” Durable medical equipment, or DME, refers to the sturdy devices and supplies injured workers often need to return to their daily lives as they recover. WorkCompWire Top Three Workers’ Compensation Trends to Know in 2022 January 18, 2022 As we enter 2022, the workers’ compensation market is still plagued by many of the same issues it has been facing since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — fluctuating claim volumes, changing regulations and growing uncertainty about the future. WorkCompWire Leaders Speak: 2021 Year in Review December 14, 2021 As 2021 winds down with the approach of the holidays, it seems like an appropriate time to feature some of the top content that has been provided by Leaders from the industry for our Leaders Speak section (perfect for fireside reading!). WorkCompWire The More Workers’ Comp Gets High-Tech, the Better for Providers and Patients November 30, 2021 Every day, technology is changing the way we experience the world around us. Our phones can feel like digital extensions of our brains. WorkCompWire After a Difficult Couple of Years, Making Workers’ Comp “Easy” is Good for Everyone November 23, 2021 After nearly two years of pandemic-induced hardship, making things easy feels more important than ever. This desire for simplicity extends to how we treat injured workers. Workerscompensation.com Specialty for CAT Claims September 7, 2021 In workers’ compensation, catastrophic injuries transpire with relatively low frequency. When they do occur, however, payers demand an all-hands-on-deck approach that calls upon specialized experts to manage specific aspects of these complicated claims. Workerscompensation.com Unlocking the DME “Black Box” July 1, 2021 According to this definition, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) has traditionally operated as a black box of sorts for claims adjusters in the workers’ compensation space – and with justified reason. Workerscompensation.com The Home Health Staffing Shortage: Shoring up the Problem with a Deep Bench of Expertise May 10, 2021 Today, there are significant challenges facing home health, which could affect the industry’s ability to meet the needs of injured employees. WorkCompWire Reimagining Specialty Networks When Caring for Injured Workers May 1, 2021 Apricus is saying goodbye to the term ancillary when it comes to caregiving in workers’ compensation. Workerscompensation.com Outdated Imaging Equipment: A Problem That Could Impact Quality of Care and Cost of Claims April 8, 2021 Among specialty services, diagnostic imaging—such as an MRI, CT, or PET scan—is often the first critical step to assess the severity of an injury and develop a treatment plan for prompt recovery and return to work.