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Workers' Compensation - A Cost Savings Approach

Learn how to effectively cut workers' compensation costs for your company.

Many employers are saddled with workers' compensation costs that are ballooning out of control. All too often, the rising costs are perceived as being the result of factors that are outside the employers control including doctors who are keeping workers off the job, Judges who interpret facts differently than the employer would have, injured workers who are undergoing excessive medical treatment and litigation that seems to drag on without end. This topic helps professionals responsible for workers' compensation claims to understand how to reduce the cost of workers' compensation cases by regaining control of these forces. Learn how to develop and maintain a panel of physicians who are familiar with your worksite and whose treatment guidelines are compatible with reducing medical costs and getting employees back to work. This topic will explain how effectively managing bureau documents and keeping employees working will dramatically reduce the life and cost of a claim. This topic is critical for employers and workers compensation adjusters so they can ensure their workers remain on the job and the costs of their claims remain low.

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Agenda

Introduction

  • Prevention
  • Communication
  • Timely Reporting

Effective Use of Panel Physicians

  • Panel Requirements
  • Panel Selection
  • Panel Maintenance

Using Bureau Documents to Your Advantage

  • TNCP vs. NCP
  • Supplemental Agreement
  • Notice of Change in Disability Status Forms

Critical Deadlines

  • Avoiding Yellow Freight Motions
  • 21-Day Rule
  • 90-Day Rule
  • 120-Day Rule
  • 102-Week Rule (60-Day Window)

Effective Return-to-Work Programs

  • Reduced Exposure
  • Type of Work
  • Notice of Ability to Return to Work
  • Job Offer Letter Requirements
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This course was last revised on October 26, 2021.

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  • SHRM 1.0
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.0 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

James C. Veith, Esq.

James C. Veith, Esq.

Veith Law Firm

  • Owner/Founder of Veith Law Firm, established 2008
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Certified specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Practice areas including workers’ compensation and general liability defense
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous workers’ compensation topics
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of workers’ compensation
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Widener University School of Law; B.S. degree in psychology, Houghton College
  • Can be contacted at 267-664-7526 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 409149
Published 2021
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