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MedRisk’s Brian Peers Discusses Telerehabilitation During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Delayed recovery has always worried the workers’ compensation industry. And, when the pandemic forced the cancelation and postponement of surgeries and post-surgical physical therapy, delayed recovery and extended claims duration posed problems for employers and injured workers alike.

As an alternative to on-site treatment, telerehab helped overcome barriers to care, providing convenience and patient satisfaction.

Brian Peers, MedRisk’s Vice President, Clinical Services and Provider Management, shares his insight on telerehab as a valuable option for patient care in workers’ compensation in this article.