Coventry offers workers' compensation, auto, and disability care and cost-management solutions for employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators. With roots in both clinical and network services, Coventry leverages over 35 years of industry experience, knowledge, and data analytics. As a part of the specialty division of Aetna our mission is returning people to work, to play, and to life. And our care management and cost-containment solutions do just that. Our networks, clinical solutions, specialty programs, and business tools will help you focus on total outcomes.
Most discussions about the state of U.S. health care quickly lead to a simple but grim diagnosis: The system is broken. But it’s not all bad news. Unpacking the state of health care reveals that not every aspect of the system is dysfunctional. In fact, some parts have never been better.
In part four of our series we look at high impact drug classes like topicals, compound kits and combo packs, and specialty medications. While these classes represent proportionately low volume, they can be associated with exponentially significant costs.
Advocating for the injured worker is a key component to successful recovery and return-to-work. Case managers are on the front line when it comes to establishing trust, engaging the injured worker and providing support.
In part three of our series we’ll look at opioids, which continue to decrease in proportion to overall scripts and costs, with favorable trends in Morphine Equivalent Dose (MED), duration of use, and access to guideline-supported measures.
You don’t have to be physically injured to suffer a mental blow. In WC, we often do a great job caring for the physical injuries, especially those that are commonplace. But what happens following the less-common yet more severe incidents?