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 […]

Winning Strategies for Workers’ Compensation Risk Management

This session at WCI’s 2018 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference highlighted program strategies from the three winners of National Underwriter’s 2018 Excellence in Workers’ Compensation Risk Management Award. Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) Tawana Kennedy, Workers’ Compensation Manager Dallas ISD’s workers compensation claims in 2003 totaled $11.5 million. They changed their approach, resulting in claims […]

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 […]

Advancing Pain Treatment

Startling statistics, trends and illustrations reveal an undeniable prescription drug problem in the United States. This session at WCI’s 2016 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference focused on chronic pain management, including alternative and advanced treatment methods being used to alleviate pain and restore quality of life among those who have become ill or have been injured […]

Using Data to Drive Operational Solutions

Claims management is a data-driven business. In this session at WCI’s 2016 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, panelists highlighted the outlook related to data for managing workers’ compensation programs. Speakers included: – Scott Rogers, Executive Vice-President, Operations, Sedgwick – Dr. Adam Seidner, National Medical Director, Travelers – Cliff Belliveau, Vice President, Business Intelligence, myMatrixx Insurance carriers, […]

Addressing Municipalities’ Workers’ Compensation Challenges

This session at the PRIMA 2016 Annual Conference featured a panel of public entity risk managers discussing their biggest workers’ compensation challenges and how they are overcoming them. Presenters included: Mark Walls, Safety National Kimberly George, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. Marilyn Rivers, CPCU, ARM, AIC, City Saratoga Springs, NY Dan Hurley, CSP, ARM-P, MS, […]

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