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Use our Manual as a Cost-Cutting Tool     


During the annual stewardship meeting a top-5 broker discusses lag time results indicating slow reporting led to high claim costs. After politely discussing the troubling trend, the broker reviews the concept of lag time and gives the client our workers compensation cost-cutting manual.


Together they review Chapter 5: Reporting a Claim and Chapter 6: Post Injury Response which describe why rapid reporting is necessary and how the post injury process should be evaluated and enhanced to correct the situation. The company was not aware that a seemingly minor gap in their current procedure caused reporting delays.


The company then implements two minor - but important - changes to their process. As part of the remediation plan, the risk manager provides books to all 15 divisions and sets up a conference call to go over the newly revised post injury process.


If you have a success story about how you used any of our tools, please send an email to becki@reduceyourworkerscomp.com.


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Eight GREAT Techniques to Control Workers Compensation Medical Costs

The cost of medical care is the largest part of the total cost of workers compensation. Finding ways to control and manage these medical costs is important to maintain and control workers comp cost.


Work Comp Roundup Honored by Top Blog Award

For the fourth year in a row, Work Comp Roundup has been selected as a LexisNexis Top 25 Blog for Workers Compensation and Workplace Issues - 2011, in the Safety and Employer-Related Blogs.


Broadspire Celebrates Five Years with Crawford

Broadspire, now a $1 billion dollar global company, is a third-party administrator that provides workers compensation and liability claim management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities. And the future is bright!

WCRI Releases Medical Price Index Data for Three States

The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) recently released medical price index data geared toward thee specific states. Regardless of where you are based, we all can learn from it.


ABC's of Cutting Workers Compensation Costs  

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Ohio BWC Cracks Down on Attempts to Obtain Dangerous Drugs

Eight individuals were recently convicted of or pleaded guilty to charges related to defrauding Ohio's workers compensation system. according to the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation.


A Burnaby, BC-based mining company has pleaded guilty to two occupational health and safety charges stemming from a fatal workplace accident in Yukon. And it is not over yet. Read more.

The ETSC reports that it has launched a new call for entries in its third annual competition on work related road safety. Read on.






1- Manage Your Workers Compensation Program: Reduce Your Costs 20-50% - includes gaining commitment, employee communications, integrating with your TPA, return to work, medical cost containment, settlements, safety, and much more...


3- Leave of Absence Advisor - FMLA Guidelines by Reed Group- includes all state leave laws, military leave, pregnancy leave, and much much more... 

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Lowering Workers Comp Costs for Employers

Rebecca Shafer, Attorney & Risk Consultant