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  • Answers to Your Most Common Questions about Predictive Analytics in Workers’ Comp

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    • Optum for Workers' Compensation
    | May 16, 2019
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    Analytics, Workers Comp, Clinical, Predictive Analytics
    Predictive analytics improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs for payers, but only if used properly. Risk & Insurance interviewed OWCA experts to learn how to apply predictive analytics in workers' compensation.


  • Our Industry Trends Report is now available

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    • Optum Workers' Comp
    | May 06, 2019
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    Analytics, Ancillary, Drug Formulary, Medicare Set-Aside, Opioids, Optum Workers Comp Auto No Fault, Predictive Analytics, Settlement Solutions, Workers' Compensation
    A 2018 REVIEW OF THE PREVAILING INDUSTRY INFLUENCES IMPACTING CLAIM OUTCOMES


  • Modeling vs. Triggers: A Case for the Benefits of Utilizing Predictive Analytics

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    • Joe Anderson and Andrew Spaner
    | Feb 09, 2016
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    Predictive Analytics
    Analyzing claims data can help determine which claims may be high risk or high cost, but what method should you use to analyze this data? Learn more about the difference between triggers and predictive analytics with actual case studies.


  • Applying the Pareto Rule in Workers' Compensation

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    • Joe Anderson
    | Feb 04, 2016
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    Predictive Analytics
    Many are familiar with the concept of the Pareto Rule where 80% of effects come from 20% of outcomes, but how can this be applied to intervention efforts for high-risk claims in workers' compensation? Learn more.


  • Predictive Analytics Continue to Evolve in Workers' Compensation

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    • Helios
    | Oct 07, 2015
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    Early Intervention, Clinical Intervention, Analytics
    Predictive analytics allow our clinicians to apply the right clinical resources to the right claims earlier in the claim life cycle. Learn more about how our program has evolved and how it has developed in the workers' compensation industry as well.


  • Predictive Analytics Defined by Data and Statistics

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    • Joe Anderson
    | Dec 29, 2014
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    Predictive Analytics
    What can predictive analytics do for you? The following article explains more about how predictive analytics works and how it can benefit workers' compensation claims.



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