White Paper

Look for a Broken Spirit, Not Just a Broken Bone: Evaluating Mental Health Needs in Workers’ Comp

The likelihood of injured workers being treated for depression was 45 percent greater compared with workers who were not injured.

White Paper Summary

When someone gets hurt on the job, the workers’ compensation system is often adept at zeroing in on an injury and delivering timely care. But that well-intentioned focus on a patient’s physical bruises can make it easy to miss the mental ones, which might be harder to spot. Today, a comprehensive approach that identifies and meets an injured worker’s needs is more important than ever because the coronavirus pandemic is blanketing everyday life with added stresses that threaten to imperil a worker’s recovery.

 

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Coventry, a part of the Mitchell | Genex | Coventry organization, offers workers’ compensation, auto, and disability care-management and cost-containment solutions for employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators. With roots in both clinical and network services, Coventry leverages more than 40 years of industry experience, claims knowledge, and data analytics expertise. Apricus is the combination of two industry-leading specialty networks offering durable medical equipment, diagnostic imaging, physical medicine, home health, transportation and translation and more for the casualty insurance market.

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