Winter 2020/2021

By the Numbers

Claim Costs

28% of commercial claims drive

80% of cost

Property Casualty 360, July 2020

Covid-19 Impacts

~20% of primary care physicians closed their practices

Health Affairs, July 2020

Healthcare workers comprise 37% of COVID-19-related claims in CA

CWCI, October 2020

Injured Worker Experience

50% experience a delay in reporting their injury

25% experience complications in initial paperwork

60% have a negative experience at initial exam

Healthesystems Digital Experience Study, 2020.

Opioid Crisis

OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma will pay $8+ Billion for its role in the opioid crisis

U.S. Dept of Justice, October 2020

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RxInformer

Since 2010, the semi-annual RxInformer clinical journal has been a trusted source of timely information and guidance for workers’ comp payers on how best to manage the care of injured worker claimants and plan for the challenges that lay ahead. The publication is an important part of Healthesystems’ proactive approach to advocating for quality care of injured workers while managing the costs associated with treatment.