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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.