Four myths of disability management

Everything is not what it seems — vested interest has a significant but unspoken influence
By Roger Hodkinson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/03/2016

If a dollar saved is a dollar earned, why aren’t Canadian companies challenging the colossal cost of unnecessary treatments received by thousands of employees collecting disability benefits?

Here’s the problem: Everything is not always what it seems in the disability management industry. Vested interest has a significant but unspoken influence. So if you’re a disability case manager who sometimes feels like Alice in Wonderland, allow me to debunk some myths about disability management based upon my experience reviewing the reports from more than 60,000 independent medical examinations.

Myth 1: Treatment is good for you