TITLE

Workers' compensation and declines in claim frequency

AUTHOR(S)
Pennachio, Frank
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Proofs;Jan2009, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on workers' compensation and declines in claim frequency. He argues that declining claims frequency has been hailed as a force in controlling costs of Worker's Compensation but that underreporting may distort the factual basis for decision-making. It is stated that there are reasons for underreporting but that these can be addressed through proper training. The author asserts that it is clear that method of reporting is flawed and that trends are not as good as they may seem.
ACCESSION #
36268205

 

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