One book that covers how to assess your workers' compensation program, design the most cost-impacting strategy, roll out comprehensive changes to your organization, and monitor and manage the program going forward.
What's in the Book?
Workers' Compensation Insurance Basics
Fundamentals of Cost Containment
Training and Building Commitment
Injury Management Best Practices Roles and Responsibilities
Reporting the Claim
Post-Injury Response Procedure
Communication with Employees
Working with Your Insurance Adjusters or TPA
Safety and Loss Control
Appendix A: Glossary of Abbreviations
Post Loss Implementation
Return to Work and Transitional Duty
Other Indemnity Cost Containment Methods
Directing Medical Care
Medical Cost Containment
Fighting Fraud and Abuse
Rehabilitating the Injured Employee
Managing Prescription Drug Use and Abuse
Claims Resolution and Settlements
Federal Employees Compensation Act
Appendix B: Documents Referenced in Book
The principles in our guidebook apply to any state, jurisdiction, or country. The program improves internal communications and operational best practices of employers. No matter where you are trying to train risk managers, this book will work for you! Of course, you will need to coordinate any new policies including those in our book with your in-house team of professionals.
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