Q. WHAT IS TRANSITIONAL WORK, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR EMPLOYERS?

A: Transitional work is an approach that focuses on an employees ability to return to work by providing specific job tasks consistent with the physical capacity of the employee as determined by the treating physician, for a pre-determined period of time. This approach produces a positive return on human resources in addition to lowering your workers' compensation costs.

Q. HOW HAVE MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDED MORE SERVICES TO OHIO EMPLOYERS AND INJURED WORKERS?

A: Specifically, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) provide more return to work options for injured workers, and they monitor the type of care being provided by the physician by staying close to the treatment progress of the injured worker. MCOs act quickly ...

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