New workers comp cost-cutting topics covered in 2014 include:
- Wellness programs
- Working with unions
- Layoff planning
- Exacerbation vs. aggravation
- Physical therapy
- Physical and occupational rehab
- Transportation and translation services
- Employee communication and training
- Safety and loss control
- Injury triage
- Structured settlements
- Using MDs proactively
- Collateral source benefits
- Employee screening
- Special investigations best practices
- File review techniques
- Medical treatment guidelines
- Hospital bill review
- Measuring return to work program effectiveness
- Proactive drug management techniques
- Chiropractic care
- And ways to keep a small claim small
We now offer this valuable information in several options to best suit your needs.
This edition covers everything from pre-loss planning to post-loss implementation in one 186-page book.
“Volume I” covers Pre-Loss Planning
WC insurance, fundamentals of cost containment, training & building commitment, injury management best practices roles & responsibilities, reporting the claim, post-injury response procedure, communication with employees, working with insurance adjusters or TPA, safety and loss control, and wellness programs.
“Volume II” covers Post-Loss Implementation
Return-to-Work & transitional duty, other indemnity cost containment methods, directing medical care, medical cost containment, fighting fraud & abuse, rehabilitating injured employees, managing prescription drug use & abuse, claims resolution & settlements, and federal employees compensation act.
“Mini Book” Summarizes Each Chapter
This 18-page version is excellent as a handout to clients and prospects. The 2014 guidebook covers the new topics shown above.