Workers Comp


April 24th, 2017

Healing is a matter of time, but it is also a matter of opportunity

Commentary From CareWorks Medical Director Dr. Chrisanne Gordon, MD “Healing is a matter of time, but it is also a matter of opportunity” Hippocrates Today’s 21st century medicine is really amazing, with newer diagnostic techniques and more extensive surgical procedures than ever before. We view joints with conventional X-rays, MRI’s and Arthrograms, searching hard to […]

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April 12th, 2017

Billion Back Rebate

You may have heard this good news – BWC is proposing to once again return over $1 billion dollars to private and public employers! If the rebate is approved at the end of the month by the BWC Board of Directors, the rebates will be given in July*.  Here are the highlights: This is a […]

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April 12th, 2017

Attitude and Culture Can Impact Workplace Safety and Sensibility

During many years of working in an office environment, we have noticed something that still amazes us; it only takes one person to influence the mood and attitude of everyone else around them, whether positively or negatively. If one person arrives to work in the morning cheerful (presumably, full of coffee!) and with an enthusiastic […]

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March 23rd, 2017

One of My Employees is Injured. What Do I Do?

Employers of all industries and sizes face unique occupational hazards and varying levels of risk that their employees will experience an on-the-job injury.  Whether you are in a relatively low-risk industry or one that has a higher probability of injury, having an effective injury reporting process in place is critical to minimizing operational disruptions, as […]

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March 23rd, 2017

BWC proposes another $1 billion workers’ comp rebate

Rebates and rate cuts since 2011 total $6 billion Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison today proposed a $1 billion rebate for Ohio’s private and public employers, the third such rebate since 2013. Morrison announced the proposal with Gov. John Kasich at Dynamit, a downtown Columbus company that creates web and mobile […]

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March 16th, 2017

Cost Containment Strategies – Handicap Reimbursement

In an effort to keep you in the loop on what goes on behind the scenes here, for the next few months we thought we would share our commitment and approach toward different cost-containment strategies. One such claims cost inhibitor that we employ is filing for a handicap reimbursement. Handicap Reimbursement is a program that […]

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March 16th, 2017

2017 CareWorksComp Workers’ Compensation and Safety Seminars

CareWorksComp seminars will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Our panel of experts will discuss: rates, hearings, claims management, safety, unemployment compensation, absence management and vocational rehabilitation. These seminars and the video/webinar fulfills BWC’s two-hour safety training requirement for group and group retrospective employers. The fee is $45 and includes a continental breakfast. […]

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March 16th, 2017

BWC Proposes Another $1 Billion Workers’ Comp Rebate

Rebates and rate cuts since 2011 total $6 billion Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison today proposed a $1 billion rebate for Ohio’s private and public employers, the third such rebate since 2013. Morrison announced the proposal with Gov. John Kasich at Dynamit, a downtown Columbus company that creates web and mobile […]

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February 23rd, 2017

Listen to the patient, they will tell you the diagnosis

Commentary From CareWorks Medical Director Dr. Chrisanne Gordon, MD “Listen to the patient, they will tell you the diagnosis.” These words of wisdom spoken from Sir William Osler often fall on deaf ears as today’s physicians work from computer screens and ask pre-ordained questions for the brief examination allotted for office efficiency and maximum payment. […]

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