Evidence-Based Disability Guidelines and Best Practices

At the 2022 Washington Self-Insurers Association Annual Conference, Liz Fischer, Vice President, Senior Claims Consultant at Marsh discussed Evidence-Based Disability Guidelines and Best Practices. What Are Disability Guidelines? Evidence-based guidelines for medical management and disability duration include nationally-recognized treatments and return-to-work guidelines used to evaluate the necessity and/or effectiveness of medical care. While there are […]

Keeping Claims on Track

What is the smartest way to improve the claims process? At the 2022 WCR Conference, a panel of experts provided 60 practical tips and strategies in 60 minutes that can be used to ensure your workers’ compensation claims stay on the right track. Speakers included: Moderator, Stuart D. Colburn, Esq. Downs Standford P.C. Panelists: Edward […]

Sexual Assault And Molestation Claims Against Public Entities: Legal Updates, Liability Exposure, and Defense Strategies

At the 2022 PARMA Annual Conference, Anthony DeMaria from DeMaria Law Firm provided an update on liability exposures and defense strategies for California public entities facing claims relating to sexual assault and molestation (SAM) claims. There are several ways that a negligence claim can be pursued against a public entity relating to SAM claims. Negligent […]

Using Evidence-Based Medicine to Measure and Improve Health Outcomes

Evidence-based medicine can help reduce medical risk, measure medical treatment quality and ultimately improve the quality of care of injured workers. In this session at RIMS 2021, experts from Gallagher Bassett discussed using evidence-based medicine to improve health outcomes and its adoption within the workers’ compensation industry. Guests included: Jeffrey Austin White – Senior Vice […]

Putting AI at the Core of Your Claims Ops

Artificial intelligence (AI) can provide limitless opportunities for an organization looking to improve its processes, but how can its core functions assist everyday claims operations? In this session at RIMS 2021, Sandip Chatterjee, SVP of Analytics at Marsh Advisory, discussed the current state of AI in claims, including the lack of widespread adoption and its […]

Gen rX – The Next Generation of Medicine

Medical technology, treatments, delivery and even payment mechanisms are evolving. In this session at NCCI’s AIS Virtual Conference, Raji Chadarevian, Director of Medical Regulation and Informatics, highlighted new developments and offered insight into what the near future may hold for workers’ compensation. Delivery Who Is Delivering Medical Services? In 2012, nonphysicians made up 47 percent […]

Latest Trends in Worker Demographics

In this session at NCCI’s AIS Virtual Conference, Barry Lipton, FCAS, MAAA, Practice Leader and Senior Actuary, reviewed new and updated NCCI research on worker demographics and their potential impact to workers’ compensation. The Aging Workforce and Its Implications By 2028, nearly 10 percent of the workforce will be made up of those ages 65 […]

NCCI State of the Line Report

Each year NCCI produces a State of the Line Guide that provides a review of the latest workers’ compensation financial indicators, trends, cost drivers and broad economic markers. In this session at the NCCI AIS Virtual Conference, Chief Actuary Donna Glenn, FCAS, MAAA, provided an overview of NCCI’s findings. COVID-19 Update COVID-19 has influenced sudden, […]

Pete and Repeat: What to do with your frequent fliers

This collaborative session presented by Sarah Perry, ARM-P (Risk Manager, City of Columbia, MO) and Kathy Peeling, CPCU, ARM-P (Assistant Director for Risk Managment, University of Maryland) at the 2019 PRIMA Annual Conference engaged the audience in a discussion on high-frequency claimants. Kathy led the group through identifying why frequent claims happen to a few […]

Blockchain and Its Impact on Insurance

This session at the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit provided a basic understanding of blockchain technology and its potential application to the insurance industry. Speakers included: Neeraj Sahni, Senior Vice President, Willis Towers Watson Cristina Dolan, Co-Founder & COO, iXledger Meghan Hannes, Vice President, Cyber Product Leader, AXIS Scott Diamond, Managing Partner, Chicago Digital Asset Network […]

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