Soaring medical costs, along with the rise of managed care in recent years, have affected many healthcare consumers. Patients and employers alike have had to cope with the price increases. At Zenith, we strive for optimal medical outcomes while managing claim and medical costs.
We are making a positive impact—but we can do even more if we work together.
Bills for medical services should reflect the costs for the medical care that is actually needed and provided to the injured worker. However, there are many inappropriate costs that are embedded in our healthcare system, including the costs of unnecessary treatments, overcharging, overbilling and other forms of fraud and abuse.
We know that you are worried about your workers' compensation premiums increasing every year. We are working to eliminate abuse and fraud, while at the same time striving to ensure your employees receive proper medical care for their work-related injury or illness.
In this section, learn about the five important factors that lead to escalating medical costs, as well as the red flags of healthcare fraud.