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External Provider Expense Payments

Since the implementation of the Work Reintegration Program in November 2010, which focuses on delivering return to work services with internal oversight, there has been a significant decrease in the payments to external providers. Overall, the decrease is a reflection of the program’s improved return to work outcomes for injured workers, and of fewer claims entering the system.

In 2016, Schedule 1 claims experienced a 15 per cent decrease in external provider payments compared with the prior year. Education and training continues to be the largest category, accounting for half of external provider payments in 2016.


External Provider Benefit Payments by Service Categories by Payment Year

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