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Understanding Disability in the Workplace: LTD, STD, Workers' Compensation and Return to Work

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Find out what regulations are impacting your illness and injury programs and how to remain compliant.This topic will provide you with a thorough analysis and discussion in order to understand the term disability under various states' workers' compensation statutes. You will also be provided with an in-depth learning experience covering the various available benefits including Long-Term Disability (LTD) and Short-Term Disability (STD) and the interplay with receipt of workers' compensation benefits. This information will present specific strategies to assess return-to-work motivation, risks and factors which can impact a prolonged period of disability and create barriers which influence return-to-work outcomes. Finally, the material will address several COVID-19 issues impacting the return-to-work situation for an injured worker.

Authors

Mary Bergmann, Rawle & Henderson LLP Zachary M. Rubinich, Rawle & Henderson LLP

Agenda

Introduction

Definition of Disability Under State Statutes

Benefits Available to Injured Workers

• Workers' Compensation Benefits

• Medical Benefits

• Specific Loss and Disfigurement Benefits

Long-Term Disability Benefits

Short-Term Disability Benefits

Return-to-Work Strategy

• Accessing Return-to-Work Opportunities

• Risks and Factors

• Barriers and COVID-19 Issues

• Return-to-Work Process

• Successful Outcomes