Claims Management: The Largest Component of Total Cost of Risk

Total cost of risk (TCOR) is a term that represents the sum of all aspects of an organization’s operations that relate to risk. Unlike insurance premiums, which you may not have much control over, the indirect costs related to claims is an area where you can influence cost minimizing. This session at the RIMS 2019 […]

Telemedicine for Workers’ Compensation May Be the Last Frontier

Telemedicine makes it possible for injured employees to reach a qualified clinician from home or the worksite, providing a promising alternative that ensures early treatment. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, panelists discussed how technology can improve your efforts to manage an injured employee’s health care experience. Speakers included: Ann Schnure, […]

A Closer Look at Advocacy Program Performance

Prioritizing an individual’s overall health and well-being can improve injured worker satisfaction while lowering litigation rates, medical costs and claim duration. This session at the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition examined potential advantages of this approach and the results from organizations who have successfully implemented such programs. Speakers included: Darin Hampton, Occupational Care and […]

Is Your Construction Crew Going Green? Medical Marijuana and Your Liability

Medical marijuana is now legal in 36 states, causing complex issues on construction job sites. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition, Matthew Rodliff, Senior Claims Manager, Complex Construction Claims at Liberty Mutual, discussed the impact this trend could have on claims outcomes in a high-risk industry. Medical marijuana can increases […]

Controlling the Tail: New Tricks for Managing and Closing Old-Dog Claims

Closing long-tail claims greatly reduces immediate costs, decreases reserve requirements and diminishes collateral needs, however, not all of these claims are ripe for closing. Mitigating the impact of long-tail claims requires sound strategies for uncovering opportunities to close them when possible and properly managing them when case facts do not support their closure. In this […]

Minimizing Lost Time: Defining Key Stakeholder Roles and Interaction

It is not the accident severity or the injured body part that always determines the length of time an injured worker spends away from work. It is how the injury is managed by the patient, doctor, employer and claims administrator. This session at the 2018 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference highlighted strategies for defining […]

Social Media Monitoring Software for Claims Investigation

Thanks to technology, the investigative community is experiencing a renaissance period. This session at WCI’s 2018 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference explored social media monitoring software and its positive impact on claim outcomes. The panel included: Steve Cassell, President & CEO, Command Investigations Andrew Olwert, President, Next Level Administrators David Shoaff, Manager, Claims, Red Lobster Steve […]

Cyber Claims & Losses Update

Understanding current cyber claim trends can be extremely helpful in assessing the cyber risk of a potential policyholder. This session at the 2018 NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit explored results from the most recent NetDiligence® Cyber Claims Study and the Verizon Data Breach Incident Response Report. Speakers included: John Mullen, Partner, Mullen Coughlin Beth Diamond, Head […]

Engaging Your Employees in Their Recovery

There are several ways to maintain a better connection with injured or ill employees away from work and, in turn, empower them and simplify the process. At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, a session discussed the critical importance of engaging with your injured workers. The presenters included Kathy Tazic from Sedgwick and Jake Kelly from General […]

Managing the Pandora’s Box of Comorbidities

Comorbid conditions are complicating injured worker recovery. This session at the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference outlined the scope of comorbidity challenges facing employers and strategies to combat them. Speakers included: Eric Patten, Senior Director of Clinical, One Call Care Management Richard Graham, Director Workers’ Compensation, SEPTA Obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart […]

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