Multi-Faceted Case Management: Reducing Compensation Costs of Musculoskeletal Work Injuries in Australia

@article{Iles2012MultiFacetedCM,
  title={Multi-Faceted Case Management: Reducing Compensation Costs of Musculoskeletal Work Injuries in Australia},
  author={Ross Anthony Iles and Mary E Wyatt and Glenn S Pransky},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={478-488}
}
Objectives This study aimed to determine whether a multi-faceted model of management of work related musculoskeletal disorders reduced compensation claim costs and days of compensation for injured workers. Methods An intervention including early reporting, employee centred case management and removal of barriers to return to work was instituted in 16 selected companies with a combined remuneration over $337 million. Outcomes were evaluated by an administrative dataset from the Victorian… CONTINUE READING
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