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What is AXIS-CARE ? AXIS-CARE is amedical care management company retained by your employer to assist employees with health or injury related questions and guidance following occupational injuries.
Our Purpose The AXIS-CARE nurses ensure that injured employees receivehigh quality care and maximum benefit from their medical treatment. Thisin turn assures employees arereturned to workin a timely manner and loss of pay and productivity are kept to a minimum .
Benefits to the Injured Employee Immediate access to a health care professional within minutes of the injury – 24 hours a day A licensed registered nurse to be a partner to help through an uncertain situation – days, nights, and weekends Someone who understands the complicated medical system and can help guide patients through it Access to the highest quality physicians If necessary, primary care provided by a specialist Preferred appointment times The result is that injured employees recover faster and can return to their normal jobs sooner.
Benefits to Employer Lower Worker’s Compensation Costs Improved Key Performance Indicators More efficient and effective use of management time More satisfied employees
How it Works INJURY REPORTING GUIDELINES Employees are required t o report job related injuries IMMEDIATELY to their supervisor. On the rare occasion when these members of management are not available, employees may call the AXIS-CARE nurse for patient assistance at 1-800-903-0840. In serious “life or limb” threatening circumstances (and only in these cases) immediate referral to emergency medical services should be made prior to calling the AXIS-CARE nurse by dialing 911 to access emergency care. Supervisors will advise AXIS-CARE medical managers of reported injuries immediately upon learning of such injury to any employee. All injuries are to be called in to the AXIS-CARE nurse with the exception of injuries requiring only minor first aid treatment (e.g. minor eye irritations, minor scrapes and cuts). All orthopedic injuries such as backs, knees, shoulders, and ankles are to be called in. The phone number is 1-800-903-0840. A nurse is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The AXIS-CARE medical management staff will evaluate the reported injury for necessity of medical treatment, assist as needed in securing such treatment for the employee from appropriate physicians, engage in appropriate medical care providers treatment plans and advise supervisory and risk management of all return to work considerations. Concurrent with notification to the AXIS-CARE (or first thing the following business day) the nurse manager will notify the employer safety, risk management and claims administrative team of the injury and prepare the employer’s first report of injury. The AXIS-CARE managers will assist in all necessary documentation and will provide all medical information available to the claims administrator with an electronic copy to risk management and safety (per specified reporting plan). The AXIS-CARE medical manager will follow up with each injured employee to ensure compliance with treatment plans, effective return to work and necessary documentation for claims filing. IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL INJURY NOTIFY SUPERVISOR CALL AXIS-CARE at 1-800-903-0840
How it Works Happy & Healthy Employees are Productive Employees
Our Mission: Delivering positive outcomes for our clients by providing superior care for their employees…...
Endorsements “Injured employees view AXIS-CARE very positively. Our employees feel that their employer really cares about them since it has provided a nurse to watch over their medical treatment…..your nurses develop a good rapport with our employees and help them to keep a positive mental focus during the healing process.” Doug Page, President Williams Specialty Services “Partnering with AXIS-CARE has created a positive environment for our employees needing medical assistance by giving them options for home care while saving lost time, lost productivity and significant cost for the company…It is truly a win-win!” Darrell Holliday, Risk Manager Global Power “First call-nursing triage service provides the highest return for your injury management dollar.” Business Insurance Magazine