HOW F/S OPERATORS CAN COPE TODAY: Controlling Workers' Comp costs
- Ignoring safety rules doesn't bar comp: Court. Casale, Jeff // Business Insurance;10/1/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p43
The article reports on the reversal of a 2006 decision made by the Court of Ohio denying workers compensation benefits to a former fast-food worker who broke safety roles and caused his own injury. In a divided 5-2 opinion, justices for the state high court said the teenager badly burned while...
- Comp costs top $35 billion. // Occupational Hazards;Nov93, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p69
Reports on the financial status of monetary payments under state workers' compensation programs in 1990 according to Social Security Administration (SSA) data. States leading in medical and indemnity payments; Total payments nationwide including federal work injury programs; Total amount for...
- Controlling work comp costs. Dodge Jr., William G.; Roberts, John // Business Insurance;5/2/94, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p35
Opinion. Comments on partnerships between employers and medical providers to control workers compensation medical costs. Foundation of the partnerships; Key elements of a successful collaboration; Primary responsibilities of managed workers compensation; Cost-containment initiatives.
- WC costs rising for manufacturers. Calise, Angela K. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/25/93, Vol. 97 Issue 43, p3
Reports on the rise in the workers' compensation costs for manufacturers. Findings from the `State Rankings of Workers' Compensation Insurance Rates and Average Benefit Provisions for the Manufacturing Industry'; Comparative net cost of workers' compensation from state to state; Average level...
- A pro-active approach to reducing your workers' comp costs. Brown, William E. // Wood & Wood Products;Oct94, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p108
Suggests methods which employers can use to reduce their workers' compensation claims volume. Examples; Statistics on workers' compensation insurance costs in the United States; Stopping unsafe behaviors in the workplace; Providing incentives to guide employees toward safer workplace behaviors;...
- A targeted message helps cut comp costs. Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance;4/29/96, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p12
States that despite efforts by risk managers to reduce workers compensation costs, they have not entirely solved the problems associated with workers compensation costs. Comments by Catherine D. Bennett, Cost Control Concepts Incorporated; Strategies by employers to reduce comp costs; Benefits...
- Don't settle for good with workers' comp. Burns, Joseph // Managed Healthcare;Nov97, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p58
Focuses on strategies for employers to control workers' compensation rates. Focus on loss prevention through self-insurance and large-deductible policies; Use of physicians who specialize in occupational medicine.
- Comp project a success. Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance;3/20/95, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p2
Reports on the success of a regional cost-containment program in Kansas City, Missouri. Decrease in employers' workers compensation costs; CNA Insurance Cos. interest in the project; Increase in workers compensation rates.
- How to take control of your workers' compensation costs. Connor, Robert J. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;7/11/94, Vol. 10 Issue 14, p1
Part 2. Presents a guide on how to control the rising costs for workers' compensation insurance. Proper funding mechanism for insurance coverage; Description of methods available for providing insurance coverage for employers with more than 50 employees; Guaranteed-cost plan; Sliding-scale...