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Controlling workers" compensation costs

Controlling workers" compensation costs

a guide for employers.

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Published by Minnesota Dept. of Labor and Industry in [St. Paul] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. S.l. : s.n., 1987? 1 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

SeriesMinnesota state document depository system ;, 87-829
ContributionsMinnesota. Dept. of Labor and Industry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 88/862 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination104 p.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2153091M
LC Control Number88622903

Controlling Worker’s Compensation Costs Depending on your industry, workplace injuries might occur frequently or be scarce. Regardless of the frequency of claims, there are some things an employer can do to help manage the cost of claims. To really attack workers’ compensation costs, you need to focus on reducing severity — the length of time injured employees stay out of work. Severity is the real cost driver in workers’ compensation. Every day that an employee is off the job costs you money. When .

Get this from a library! The executive's guide to controlling health care and disability costs: strategy-based solutions. [Bruce N Barge; John G Carlson] -- Recent polls have shown that CEOs today consider rising and uncontrollable health care costs to be the number one threat to keeping their organizations competitive. Even worse, many executives feel. workers’ compensation medical expenses has paid off. After a year downward trend (with occasional hiccups) one could reasonably expect some leveling off if not an actual increase in costs. That has yet to occur; why and how long this will last is a matter of keen interest to all stakeholders.”.

One can go about controlling workers’ compensation costs by having the number one focus is safety. If workers are in a safe work environment the scope of injuries should be very small. Working safely includes more than just preventing hazards in the area; it also includes awareness of potential hazards, and being aware of your surroundings.   A:For every $1 paid for a worker's injury, a company eventually pays at least $2 to $3 in increased workers' compensation premiums. In other words, for every dollar saved by Author: Brad Van Stavern.


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An accessible, step-by-step guide to effectively managing workers' compensation from pre-injury planning through return to work. Stresses medical management--selecting appropriate physicians, adapting traditional managed care techniques to workers' compensation and controlling the quality of care received by injured : Janet R.

Douglas. Regardless of the industry you're in, the best way to control the cost of workers' compensation insurance premiums is to avoid injury claims. A safe environment, effective safety training and ongoing programs to promote safe work habits are keys to preventing employee new employees are properly trained to perform their jobs safely, it's important to maintain safety awareness.

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The following are a few practical tips to help manage your workers’ comp insurance premium costs. Make Safety a Priority One of the best ways to control workers’ comp costs is to prevent on-the-job injuries and resulting.

Workers’ compensation is not an insurance problem. It is a management problem. Employers committed to taking control can reduce costs significantly. At the same time, their companies will benefit from improved morale and productivity.

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Examples include: * Claims should be reported immediately to the insurance carrier, ensuring faster service for the employee, faster return-to-work, reduced litigation and lower claims costs. Workers' compensation causes headaches throughout all levels of an organization. Injuries affect production, costs, and morale.

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In closing, part of your multi-faceted approach to controlling workers’ compensation should also include an annual assessment of your workers’ compensation package and the carrier.

You should know what the fees paid are for the benefits provided and .--William D. Hager President and Chief Executive Officer National Council on Compensation Insurance "This book integrates the key ingredients for successful control of health care and workers' compensation costs: active, hands-on management by the employer, attention to the human beings involved, an effective organizational culture, and the.

Workers' Compensation insurance is required for most employers in most states (all but Texas). While it's a necessary cost of having employees, it's one cost that can be controlled.

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