Wisconsin State Workers Comp Pays More for Care

New Study Shows that Workers Comp in Wisconsin Pays More for Medical Services A comparison of patients on a group health plan and using Wisconsin’s workers comp to treat injuries showed that the state’s workers comp paid more for health care than private insurance. The margin was not small, either. One price quote found that Wisconsin surgeons, performing the same arthroscopic knee surgery, collected $1,573 from group private insurance, and $3,728 from the state’s workers comp. The study has prompted several Wisconsin lawmakers to … [Read more...]