7 Secrets that Cost Your Client a Bundle on their Workers' Comp

Painkillers: Costly For Employers And Deadly For Employees
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The National Safety Council's (NSC) recently issued the report, Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Injured Workers, identifies 15 court cases from 2009 through 2015, where an employer was sued because of the prescribed use of opioids to treat...

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How To Ensure You Are Not Overcharged In The Premium Audit
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Many businesses accept on “good faith” that the Workers’ Comp audit is done correctly. Yet, the audit process is complex and prone to many errors and omissions. Since a Workers’ Compensation premium is estimated initially, the actual cost is determined...

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The ‘Perceived Boss’ May Be The Silver Bullet In Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs
Institute of WorkComp Professionals 2 years, 3 months ago

It is obvious, yet often overlooked, factor in controlling the costs of Workers’ Compensation. It is the immediate supervisor, or more accurately, the person who is the perceived loss of the injured employee. While this may seem like a no-brainer,...

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Reduce Workers’ Compensation Costs with CompScore Metrics
Institute of WorkComp Professionals 2 years, 3 months ago

How do companies keep score in workers' compensation? Typically insurance carriers provide basic or “top of the line measurements,” such as annual totals of claim expenditures, average claims costs for medical only claims and average claims costs for lost time...

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What Employers Need to Know About The Recovery of Injured Workers
Institute of WorkComp Professionals 2 years, 4 months ago

Workers’ Compensation rates have been trending downward, as have the number of job-related injuries. Even injuries totaling $50,000 or more dropped for the first time in 2005. But before we let loose the balloons and congratulate ourselves on what is...

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The Eight Major Mistakes Employers Make When Workers’ Compensation Rates Go Down
Institute of WorkComp Professionals 2 years, 4 months ago

Throughout much of the country, declining Workers’ Compensation rates are music to employers’ ears. After all, that seems like long-awaited good news, particularly since Workers’ Compensation is more often than not viewed as a necessity and a significant cost of...

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