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Running an Effective and Ethical Workers' Compensation Program

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Reduce workers' compensation insurance costs while maintaining ethical settlement practices.This topic is designed for all interested workers' compensation stakeholders who are interested in reducing program costs while at the same time promoting ethical settlement practices. An emphasis will be placed on the value of employees in the process and how to protect and serve them both before and after a work injury through injury prevention, response and return to work. There will also be a review of how to maintain an effective workers' compensation program while meeting the challenges of The Grand Bargain.

Authors

Aaron Frederickson, MSP Compliance Solutions, LLC

Agenda

Understanding Workers' Compensation - the Grand Bargain

• The Ancient Roots of Workers' Compensation

• Development of Workers' Compensation in the United States

• Challenges for Workers' Compensation in the Post-Industrial Era

• The Dangers of Denying All Claims

Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset - Injury Prevention Developing an Injury Prevention Plan

• Review of Workplace Safety

• Addressing Common Safety Concerns

• Employee Buy-in and Implementation

Conducting a Complete Injury Investigation

• Why Should I Investigate?

• Witness Identification

• Documentary Evidence

• Other Sources of Case Information

Reduce Program Costs Through Effective Return to Work

• Benefits of RTW in a Workers' Compensation Program

• Creative Solutions

• Ticket-To-Work and Work on Loan

Other Issues in Workers' Compensation

• Opioids and Medical Marijuana

• Use of Mediation to Settle Cases

• Medicare Secondary Payer and Coordination of Benefits