Cost Drivers in Workers’ Compensation

By: Florida Chamber of Commerce

The Three Member Panel recently held a meeting to adopt the 2019 Biennial Report, which details cost drivers related to health care in workers’ comp.  The Three Member Panel, made up of the state Chief Financial Officer’s representative, an employer representative, and an employee representative, received 7 recommendations from the Division of Workers’ Compensation. 

The cost drivers pinpointed by the division included hospital inpatient and outpatient reimbursement, physician dispensing, and repackaged