Strategies in Workers Compensation

Author: Richard E. Sall
Publisher: Hamilton Books
ISBN: 1461626846
Format: PDF
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Strategies in Workers' Compensation, written with the healthcare medical professional in mind, describes the nuts and bolts of workers compensation. The book details the history, laws, various stakeholders, costs, and problems encountered by healthcare providers.

Safety and Workers Compensation Strategies

Author: Adam Friedlander
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530449811
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discover how several outstanding business leaders leveraged innovative safety and workers' compensation strategies to unleash productivity and profits. By placing people's safety at the center of an organization's culture, with a relentless, laser-like focus, caring leaders will achieve success. The easy-to-read and compelling interviews provide a treasure chest of insights on how to take your organization to the next level. The leaders interviewed in this extraordinary book explain why safety is an underutilized core value and a true competitive advantage. Adam Friedlander, president of Friedlander Group, a successful safety and workers' compensation consulting firm for twenty-five years, carefully selected leaders who share their considerable expertise in a clear and engaging format. This book presents a whole new approach to safety that empowers CEOs, business owners, managers, human resource professionals, insurance and safety advisors and workers' comp claims specialists. The experts interviewed include:Paul O'Neill, the 72nd Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, serving from 2001 to 2002, and chairman of Alcoa from 1987 to 1999Bill O'Rourke, president of Alcoa Russia from 2005 to 2008, senior advisor at Value Capture LLC, and coauthor of The Power of EthicsStephen Newell, partner at ORCHSE Strategies global consulting that services 120 large multinational corporations on safety, health, and environmental matters, and author of the OSHA Blue Book with one million copies soldDavid DePaolo, CEO, president, and editor-in-chief of WorkCompCentral.comBrian J. Connor, partner with the workers' compensation law firm of Weiss, Wexler and Wornow, PCPeggy Crook, vice president of claims and loss control at Federation of Jewish Philanthropies (FOJP) Service Corporation and former director, global claims for Hilton WorldwideJeffrey R. Fenster, vice president of business development and government affairs at AmTrust Financial Services Inc. and, from 2010 to 2014, the executive director of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board Safety and Workers' Compensation Strategies To Unleash Productivity and Profits is rich with proven and time-tested strategies that generate phenomenal results. You may find yourself re-reading this important book to further benefit from the deep insights.

How to Save Big on Workers Compensation

Author: Adam Friedlander
ISBN: 9780615442297
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Featuring insightful, actionable and proven cost-saving ideas, How To Save Big On Workers' Compensation shows how employers can maximize productivity and profits through safety and a culture of caring. This essential guide shares strategies that saved a quarter of a billion dollars. This easy-to-read book includes exclusive interviews with leading industry experts. The experts include Larry LaPointe, former director of the Division of Confidential Investigations at the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF); Ed Hiller, director of Claims and Medical Operations for NYSIF; Brian Mittman, the managing partner of Markhoff & Mittman, a law firm helping injured workers; Robert Firmbach, a veteran loss-control and safety expert; Eileen Preiato, the Friedlander Claims Solution manager; and Cosmo Preiato, executive vice president of Friedlander Group and leader of Safety Group Underwriting and Operations. "Friedlander's approach in this well-written, helpful book is to focus on what employers can do to minimize workers' compensation claims in the first place. He believes that by creating a "culture of caring," employers can effectively save money on workers' compensation, because "that culture will maximize your productivity, efficiencies, and profits." ...This revelation alone makes the book valuable, along with several eye-opening interviews with workers' compensation experts. Employers will gain insight into such key issues as claims and premium fraud, abuse of the system, loss control and reducing the cost of claims. A thoughtful book that could actually save employers some serious money." Kirkus Review "During my time as CEO of the New York State Insurance Fund, Adam always displayed a keen insight into the intricate workings of the state compensation system. He is a true comp professional who understands the needs of the system's stakeholders; policyholders, associations, injured workers and policy makers. His primer is a must read for those involved in our industry. Ken Ross, CEO/President, Pinnacol Assurance "How to Save Big on Workers' Compensation is interesting, informative and a must read book. Adam uses his vast knowledge, candid insights including interviews with true experts in workers' compensation to discuss issues related to fraud, claims, safety and loss control. The book focuses on safety prevention as a major linchpin of effective cost control resulting in lowering premium costs. The reader should benefit from this unique review of important issues." Donald T. DeCarlo, J.D. CEO AMCOMP, Commissioner of NYS Insurance Fund, 1997-2009 "Adam offers a number of key concepts - such as managment-employee relations and a culture of caring - that are very straight forward and really work to control workers' compensation costs. His interviews with industry experts deliver the information in an easy-to-understand, real-world style. This is a great book for virtually every American business." Dennis Otmaskin, CPCU Regional President, Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Harleysville Group "I found it to be a riveting book, presented in a manner that every employer would clearly enjoy reading and would cut the cost to his bottom line. This should be considered a training manual. This is also a worthwhile book for every Insurance Broker to read and present to every business client. It presents a powerful bit of knowledge." Arthur Natter, former broker and NYSIF retiree "Adam's a serious professional and a clear-headed writer." Steve Acunto, Editor & Publisher of Insurance Advocate "I had an opportunity to read "How to $ave Big on Workers' Compensation." It is exceptional! I especially like the way you started the book with Establishing A Culture of Caring!" Scott Addis, The Addis Group "Adam, I just finished your book. Quite simply, it was fantastic. I will be purchasing and sending a few copies to my peers. Thank you for your contributions." Brian Nebel, P2P Insurance Agency, Partner

Managing Workers Compensation

Author: Keith Wertz
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420032987
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Workers' compensation causes headaches throughout all levels of an organization. Injuries affect production, costs, and morale. Managing Workers' Compensation: A Guide to Injury Reduction and Effective Claim Management lays out - in logical order - management and safety procedures that reduce injuries and the aggravation that follows. The authors cover hiring, training, and managing employees with injury avoidance in mind. They provide a blueprint for dealing with injured employees and their families, and for determining the correct time for the employee to return to work. The book discusses the all-important issues of fraud, modified duty, substance abuse testing and accident investigations. It also provides guidance for managing your organization's safety efforts in a manner that targets workers' compensation cost control as one of its major objectives. In addition to comprehensive coverage of workers' compensation, the book gives you a thorough explanation of additional sources of assistance, including the availability and utility of Internet safety resources, a complete listing of state workers' compensation agencies, and sample checklists that help you evaluate your workplace. Although workers' compensation laws vary from state-to-state, the principles behind the system and the ability of employers to influence their own premiums remain consistent. By gaining a thorough understanding of these principles and implementing proven cost control strategies, you can realize substantial savings. Managing Workers' Compensation: A Guide to Injury Reduction and Effective Claim Management explains the process by which premiums are calculated and shows how you can impact - favorably - the amount your organization pays in premiums.

Record Profitability in Workers Compensation Insurance

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"In this study, Conning presents an overview of the current state of the workers' compensation market, which in 2015 delivered its most favorable underwriting results in decades. Informed by a survey of industry executives and peer analyses of workers' compensation insurer performance, the study separately reviews national multiline insurers, specialist workers' compensation insurers, regional insurers, and state funds. Further, the study identifies key success factors and future challenges for workers' compensation insurers."--From publisher's website.

Best Practices in Occupational Health Safety Workers Compensation and Claims Management for Employers

Author: Lisa Granger
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1599428121
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Best Practices in Occupational Health, Safety, Workers Compensation and Claims Management for Employers will guide human resources professionals, health and safety professionals, and management to "Navigate the Road to Zero" injuries in the workplace while encouraging cost efficiency and productivity. This guide of best practices will assist employers of any industry in matters of accommodating restricted workers, prevention strategies through strong health and safety programs, and cost effective disability claims management including return to work planning and cost strategies. This guide offers options in aligning legal compliance with best practices in health and safety as well as claims management. The information will review universal alternatives in best practices for building legal compliance into effective health and safety and claims management program development for employers of any industry. This information provides ideas for opportunities that encourage optimal productivity for the employer, legal compliance, and cost efficient programs while allowing workers to return to work safely and productively.

Worker s Compensation

Author: Ed Priz
Publisher: Advanced Insurance Mgmt.
ISBN: 1439270597
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Field Guide for Employers explains in detail how Workers Compensation insurance is priced and audited, and how employers can protect themselves from common overcharges made by insurance companies. Everything business people need to know about Workers Compensation insurance, but were afraid to ask (or didn't know who to ask).

Accidents Waiting to Happen

Author: Rick Dalrymple
ISBN: 9780989015004
Format: PDF, Mobi
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You don't need to read this book, but you'll want to... Any successful businessperson today knows you have to drive positive results to be competitive in your marketplace. You've got to continually look for ways to cut costs, improve staff efficiency, and drive higher sales. Some of you need money to purchase new capital equipment or repair your current equipment to stay competitive. This book is filled with insights and strategies that are designed to help you do the following: Increase profitability Lower operating costs Reduce business risk that you may be totally unaware of Make you more competitive in your marketplace This book will show you how to lower the human and financial costs of your workers' compensation program which is a huge cost driver to your profitability. Specifically, it will review the policies and procedures you should have in place to accomplish the goals listed above. The book will also share with you some tools used by companies today to streamline big ticket areas, including training and claims management. Who should read this book? This book is designed for CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Risk Managers, HR directors, Administrators, Safety Directors and Claim Coordinators. It offers a comprehensive "holistic approach" to an integrated system to all levels of company management. Some material will speak the language C-Suite executives relate to, but there will also be material that will need to be communicated and carried out throughout your company. Here is what this book will help you achieve. You will take away a clear understanding of how to administer a successful workers' compensation program in your business. The book is broken down into easy manageable steps, which are all part of a system called the "PX4" process. Here is the good news. The "PX4" process works! Your company will experience fewer claims and those claims will cost you less, on average. Following the "PX4" process outlined in this book will drive better results for your company and make you more competitive in your marketplace. Ask yourself this question. What if you changed some business practices within your company which had the effect of adding millions of dollars to your topline sales results, put you in control and increased your profitability, would you be interested in knowing how companies are accomplishing that? If yes, read on. The ideas revealed in Accidents Waiting to Happen provide user-friendly, turnkey, and proven strategies that will put you in control in the administration of a results-focused, successful workers' compensation program, whatever your industry. "The concepts presented in this book are "spot on" for companies looking to become "Best in Class." If you truly want to become more competitive in your marketplace, it is important to understand from an insurance company perspective, employers considered "Best in Class" typically receive better pricing at renewal time." " Eleanor Powell-Yoder, President, Michigan Commercial Insurance Mutual" "It is extremely important to pick partners who can truly help your company. In that regard, we are glad to have worked with Rick. I was amazed that in just eight short months, he dramatically lowered the number and severity of workers' compensation claims we typically had through the years, improving our profitability and lowering your operating costs. With his leadership, we effectively added over $13 million to our financial statement. I highly recommend you read his book." " Jim Ginas, President, Southeast Modular Manufacturing"

Workers Compensation Law Cases Materials and Text

Author: Lex K. Larson
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327194189
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law is a blend of conventional casebook style and concise text. The basic concepts of workers' compensation - including course of employment, arising out of employment, injury by accident, employee status - are covered in the more traditional fashion, with case excerpts provided for students to learn these concepts. The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law preserves the essential and thorough treatment of these basic aspects while adding or expanding material on current topical issues, such as: • Recovery of benefits by undocumented workers; • Compensability of claims related to terrorist attacks; • Psychological stress claims; • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other repetitive-motion injuries; • Interplay of Workers' Compensation with the Americans with Disabilities Act; • Choice of medical provider; • Special problems of working at home; • Use of mediation and other alternative dispute resolution techniques; • Recent developments with Second Injury Funds; and • Exclusivity and the substantial certainty rule.