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The Benefits of Nurse Case Management

From the frequent doctor visits to the care provided by loved ones, recovering from a serious illness or injury can be draining for all involved. Care can become even more confusing if you are required to see multiple physicians with different specialties who are all recommending different and sometimes competing treatments.

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Posted by Kim McMahon, Director Case Management on Jan 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM
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Public Entities and Risk: Managing Your Claims

Public entities are an easy and visible target for lawsuits due to a variety of factors and face a high risk of excessive costs without the proper insurance and risk management program. 

Tags: public entities, claims management, risk management

Posted by Bob Spring, Vice President of Business Development on Jan 8, 2019 1:49:03 PM
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What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation Audits

The word “audit” is rarely associated with something positive. So, it’s no surprise that many might hear about a workers’ compensation audit and react with dread.

 Take a deep breath — we’re here to help. 

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Posted by Nathan Kaprinay, Vice President of Workers’ Compensation on Nov 29, 2018 11:16:38 AM
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Is an FSA Right for Your Organization?

Finding new ways to offer benefits and incentives to employees can be tricky. Your goal is to retain employees, build a culture of productivity and then spread the word to help with recruitment. 

Tags: employee benefits, flexible spending account

Posted by The IPMG Team on Nov 9, 2018 2:32:55 PM
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Managing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is, on its surface, pretty straightforward. The act is a federal law which allows your employee to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave if they meet certain qualifying conditions. 

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Posted by Kim McMahon, Director Case Management on Oct 24, 2018 2:14:06 PM
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How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident

It’s a scenario no organization wants to face, but it’s become a far too common reality — an active shooter in the office. 

Tags: Workplace Wellbeing, in-sight, workplace emergencies

Posted by Brian Devlin, Senior Vice President on Oct 9, 2018 11:20:22 AM
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How to Create a Return-To-Work Policy

Reintegrating an employee into your workforce after a prolonged period of absence can be a difficult process. Not only do you need to determine the best way to get them back up to speed, you’ve got to navigate the many financial and insurance complications that tend to arise.  

Tags: Workplace Wellbeing, return-to-work policy

Posted by Brian Devlin, Senior Vice President on Sep 26, 2018 10:48:00 AM
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Why Do Workplace Wellness Programs Often Fail?

Today, it’s hard to name an organization that hasn’t tried some form of wellness initiative in recent years.

While employers expressing more concern about the wellbeing of their employees is good, the reality is that these programs tend to make little — if any — difference in the health of participants. 

Tags: in-sight

Posted by Gregg Peterson, President/CEO on Sep 13, 2018 12:22:23 PM
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Predictive Modeling and the Use of Data Analytics in Insurance

Predictive modeling is employed by all businesses looking for an edge to improve efficiencies and operating results. This analytics-based process uses statistics to predict the probability of a particular outcome. In healthcare, for example, this includes determining whether a patient is at a high risk of readmission. 

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Posted by Todd Greer, Senior Vice President on May 30, 2018 3:37:47 PM
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Badge of Health: A Health Management Program for Public Safety Employees

A common issue many insurers face is the complicating health factors that often accompany injuries in the public safety space. 

Posted by Brian Devlin, Senior Vice President on May 30, 2018 11:30:30 AM
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