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How to Avoid Issues with Your BWC Claim

How Physician of Record Issues Can Impact a BWC Claim Recently, HealthCare for Business had a patient who was injured on the job and had a specialist recommended he have a holter monitor done.  A holter monitor continuously records a patient’s heart activity (ECG) for 24 to help his or her physician correlate symptoms […]

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6 Critical Steps When Reporting Workers’ Comp Claims

We frequently hear from business owners that they are confused and intimidated by workers’ compensation laws. Our BWC coordinator frequently tells clients that the first two days after an employee experiences an injury on the job are the most critical. How to report workers’ compensation claims For legal reasons, you want […]

8 Ways Injured Workers Can Minimize Life & Work Disruptions

Recovery from an injury that effects your ability to work and complete your normal activities can be challenging and impact the quality of life you experience. While time and a comprehensive treatment plan care for your injury, there are other steps you can take to minimize the disruptions you experience […]

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5 Factors to Evaluate Your BWC Provider

With so many options for occupational medicine, selecting the right medical provider for your BWC claims can be difficult. While many, larger health organizations have departments dedicated to workers compensation cases, the personal care your employee receives can be lacking at these facilities. Additionally, larger organizations whose emphasis and experience […]

4 Factors Which Can Reduce Your Workers Comp Costs

In September of 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the following regarding workers’ comp costs in the United States: “Employer costs for employee compensation averaged $31.16 per hour worked. Wages and salaries averaged $21.54 per hour worked and accounted for 69.1 percent of these costs, while benefits averaged $9.61 and […]

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Why the Right Medical Provider is the Most Crucial Part of BWC

From an injured worker’s perspective, the most important component of injury treatment beyond the emergent care of the injury is finding a BWC provider who is acutely aware of BWC protocol and whose office staff takes care of BWC patients on a regular basis. Evaluating a Medical Provider Practices in which the […]

Injured at Work? The Four Must-Know Steps to Your BWC Claim

A local Painesville, Ohio worker was recently injured on a construction site after falling from an unstable scaffolding. He suffered multiple injuries and came to HealthCare for Business for help on submitting his workers’ compensation claim. We advised him there are four major actions to take directly after receiving treatment […]

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