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Wednesday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: South Pacific F
  • Session Number: CM1
The “advocacy” approach to managing workers’ compensation claims has gained steam over the past few years with proponents touting its advantages, particularly in contrast to more frictional claims management styles. This employer panel will summarize what advocacy claims management looks like in their organizations and explain its direct and indirect... Read More
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Wednesday, December 05, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: South Pacific F
  • Session Number: CM2
Claims data analyzed by a premiere workers’ comp research organization combined with an employer’s proven strategies will help risk managers and claims managers assist injured workers avoid opioids’ pitfalls. You’ll learn the associations between common prescribing patterns, injury type, industry and worker demographics. The presenters will also reveal the characteristics... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: Islander B-C
  • Session Number: CM3
The amount of time injured workers remain away from work frequently determines the economic gravity of workplace accidents. It’s not the accident’s severity nor the injured body part that always determines length of time off. It is how the injury is managed by the patient, doctor, employer and claims administrator.... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Islander F-H
  • Session Number: CM4
Closing old-dog claims greatly reduces immediate costs, decreases reserve requirements and diminishes collateral needs. Not all long-tail claims are ripe for closing, however. Therefore, mitigating the impact of old dogs requires sound strategies for uncovering opportunities to close them when possible and properly managing them when case facts don’t support... Read More
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Thursday, December 06, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Islander F-H
  • Session Number: CM5
Having data and predictive-analytic tools doesn’t mean you have a solution. The presenters will move beyond predictive analytics hype to reveal how they dissected real-life cases and applied predictive analytics to prevent actual claims from evolving into complex scenarios. In addition to hearing firsthand how to put predictive analytics to... Read More
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Friday, December 07, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Islander B-C
  • Session Number: CM6
Case management of catastrophic injuries requires knowing when to apply the right interventions that can improve clinical and financial outcomes. It also requires uncovering additional complications that typically challenge clinical and claims-management teams. This session will provide an under-the-hood look at severe-injury case management, showing how actionable analytics and medical... Read More
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