Marsh introduces claims analytics platform for workers' compensation clients

Marsh | September 18, 2019

Marsh introduces claims analytics platform for workers' compensation clients
Marsh is launching a new analytics platform designed to aid brokers’ workers’ compensation clients in achieving superior claims outcomes. The new Blue[i] Claims platform leverages “advanced, anonymized benchmarking capabilities,” with the help of Marsh’s claims data and expertise, a release said. The platform can help clients identify any actionable cost-saving opportunities related to their workers’ compensation risks. Armed with the platform’s data, employers can implement solutions across their workers’ compensation program to not only get their injured workers immediately back to good health, but also keep them healthier and safer at work.

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