Return To Work

CFO.com Insurance Rate Outlook: From Flat to Soaring

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October 15th, 2012

Great explanation from CFO.com about rates increasing for 2013 renewals and why now,  more than ever, it’s important to have your “house” in order. CFO.com recent article: Insurance Rate Outlook: From Flat to Soaring describes the current concerns CFOs have regarding their insurance premiums and the tightening restrictions from insurance carriers. Related Articles: 3 Ways to Improve» Read Full Article

How to Keep Your Flat Work Comp Dividend

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October 11th, 2012

Don’t be surprised if your renewal comes through with a significantly reduced dividend or none at all. The insurance market is changing. The soft market and other external financial factors warranted workers compensation carriers to offer large flat dividends to their commercial insureds. Those days are numbered. (See CFO.com September 18, 2012: Insurance Rate Outlook: From» Read Full Article

3 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Earning a Workers Compensation Dividend

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October 11th, 2012

A lot of business owners concentrate on the dividend portion of a workers compensation insurance policy. Rightly so, it’s a significant refund and can be critical to the bottom line of any business.  What business owners and CFO’s don’t often realize, though is that if you manage your experience MOD first, the dividends will follow. If» Read Full Article

Advantages of a Structured Return to Work Program

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February 25th, 2012

There are several advantages to having a structured return to work program, all of which can shorten the length of the lost time claim, thus reducing the overall cost of the work comp claim and your workers compensation program. Reduction of lost time reduces overall cost of the workers compensation claim Gain control over the» Read Full Article

Making Time Work For You in a Workers Compensation Claim

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February 25th, 2012

Time can work for you or against you in the workers compensation system. There are three critical timing aspects in regards to workers compensation claims: Timely investigation (see 3 common mistakes of accident investigation) Timely medical treatment Addressing return-to-work intentions To learn more about these three critical areas, watch this quick video…

Positive Rapport with Occ Med Facility Can Reduce Workers Comp Costs

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February 25th, 2012

It’s important to understand how having a relationship with an occupational medical facility, and physicians can play in your favor when it comes to reducing workers compensation claims. Showing sincere interest in getting the injured worker back to work, having the physician understand your work environment and a willingness to work together can all help to» Read Full Article