Category Archives: CompAlliance

Julie Weir, Senior VP at CompAlliance Interviewed at the KS DOL Conference

CompAlliance is always honored to support and exhibit at the KS Department of Labor Conference every year. This year, Julie was interviewed at our booth and asked to describe the services we provide for the Midwest region. Here is a link to the interview. For more information about CompAlliance and our exciting expansion into the…
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Where is Case Management Going in 2017?

I have read multiple blogging prognosticators discussing their predictions for workers' compensation in 2017.  Some funny, some serious.  Just ask my husband, I always have to either have the last word or at least make sure my opinion is also included in any discussion.  So here goes with my opinions regarding case management trends in…
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CompAlliance Pays It Forward

I attended a webinar yesterday on trends to watch for in workers' compensation and one of the themes was about sharing the impact we as companies in this industry make on society and being proud of the job and services we perform.  I was always taught as a youngster to be modest and not "toot…
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CompAlliance speaking at the WCI2016 Center for Excellence

CompAlliance is honored to be speaking at the WCI2016 Center for Excellence on “Driving Value through Quality,” with panel members Denise Algire, director of managed care and disability for the Albertsons Company in Pleasanton, Calif.; Linda Van Dillen, Chief Communications Officer of CompAlliance Managed Care in Merriam, Kan.; and Kylanne Green, president and CEO of URAC…
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IMPORTANT NEWS FOR MINNESOTA W/C INSURERS AND EMPLOYERS!

CompAlliance is pleased to announce a new service offering, Vocational Rehabilitation Service, in the State of Minnesota under our new branch affiliate name of CompAllianceQRC.  Click on this Link for full details of the CompAllianceQRC Vocational Rehabilitation Services in Minnesota.  https://www.compalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CompAllianceQRC-in-MN-Flyer-May-1-2016.pdf
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Has the ACA overwhelmed the healthcare delivery system?

One of the trends CompAlliance continues to watch is the impact of the ACA on workers' compensation.  Over the years I try to make sure I attend at least one session on this topic hosted by experts in the field at each national conference.  There have been interesting suppositions posed at these sessions throughout the…
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New Year – New Direction?

I have been in the occupational health/case management field for over 30 years.  When I first started, carpal tunnel surgery required hospitalization at least overnight and if you wanted to send information quickly you used one of those new-fangled facsimile machines (but only if you got permission to send it from the manager in your department).…
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Influential Nurses

Did you know a nurse was one of the reasons american joined WW1? Happy Nurse Case Management Week!  Here is a little known story about the nursing profession.  Edith Cavell was born in 1865 and was a pioneer in nursing.  She trained under Florence Nightingale and one of her contemporaries. After succeeding in her field…
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Job Position for Safety & Clinic Manager

Position Open Safety & Clinic Manager in Kansas City area CompAlliance is assisting a local Kansas City employer, in filling a position for a Safety and Clinic Manager.   This employer is seeking an RN with a strong Occupational Health, OSHA and DOT background.  If you know of anyone that meets these criteria, please  forward their curriculum…
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Effective Case Management Referrals

When are full onsite case management referrals effective? Currently we at CompAlliance are seeing a trend towards more Task Assignments for episodic case management intervention in workers’ compensation cases.  In our post yesterday we discussed when we believe a Task Assignment can be effective.  Today we are going to review what a typical Field-Based full assignment…
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