Rates are heading up nationally for this line of insurance. Employers who act now to identify their workers' compensation problems and select the right tools to correct them can be years ahead of their competition. This seminar reviews both popular and not-as-well-known strategies and discusses why they succeed or fail. No single step successfully attacks a workers' compensation problem.
This seminar covers all ten steps to reduce your workers' compensation costs. It will provide you with the tools to help your client/employer get in control of what is often the second or third largest payroll cost. Taking the right steps today will pay off for years to come.
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.
I. Opening Comments
9:10 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
II. Safety In The Workplace
9:35 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
III. Controlling Medical Costs: The Panel Of Physicians
10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
IV. Investigating Accidents And Rooting Out Fraud
10:35 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
V. Getting Your Money Back: Subrogation And Subsequent Injury Trust Fund
11:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
VI. Update On Legislative Changes And Recent Cases
11:50 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
VII. Light Duty: Making It Work For You
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
VIII. Minimizing The Financial Impact Of Terminations For Cause And Lay-Offs
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
IX. Drug-Free Workplace And Defenses Based On Drug And Alcohol Use
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
X. Settlements That Make Sense
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
XI. Reducing The Cost Of Litigation
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
XII. Panel Discussion On Ethical Issues In The Handling Of Workers' Compensation
Claims: Discussion Of Actual Cases Involving Psychological Injuries, Drugs And
Alcohol In The Workplace, Offers Of Light Duty Work And Communication With
The Injured Workers