In industry news:

NCCI released a new Insights research brief, Medical Services and How They Contribute to the Cost of WC Claims. The brief updates NCCI’s 2011 research regarding medical services by claim size. NCCI found that for smaller claims ambulatory services made up most of the costs, while inpatient and home health account for the lion’s share of large claims. Prescription drugs are the medical services portion that linger the longest, regardless of claim size.

Access the report here.

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