A Texas Division of Workers & # 39; Compensation report on medical treatment given to injured workers through health care networks revealed "slightly lower overall satisfaction with care, slightly lower perceptions of access to care compared to general health, and a lower proportion of injured employees receive pharmacy services for network and non-network claims. "
Nevertheless, the division said that network claims generally have better return-to-work results compared to off-network requirements . " Overall, the 2021 network card continues to show that networks tend to be more cost effective than claims from other networks, and these cost differences seem to be driven in part by lower hospital use and lower prices per service " said the division.
At the same time, injured workers tend to be treated [1
There were 30 networks covering 254 counties certified to provide occupational health services according to the division. Twenty-four certified networks actively treated injured workers on 31 May.
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