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Three areas where the use of a TPA can make a significant difference are bill review, case management and data integration in medical programs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Instead of juggling all of the various parties within the workers’ compensation world — physicians, hospitals, nurse case managers, pharmacies, physical therapists, insurance carriers and claims adjusters — employers would be far better off working with a third-party administrator, according to ESIS’ whitepaper, “Why Employers Should Consider Integrated Medical Programs to Manage Workers Compensation Costs.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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