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Consequences of Terminating an Employee While on Workers' Compensation

by Veritas Administrators on Mar 8, 2018 10:19:31 AM

There is a fine line in the legality of firing an employee while on workers’ compensation. The law protects employees from being fired while on disability. However, there are valid and legal reasons for dismissing an employee while on...

Attention PEOs: Are Your Legacy WC Claims Receiving the Attention They Deserve?

by Veritas Administrators on Mar 2, 2018 1:47:36 PM

Dealing with legacy workers’ compensation claims has been a growing challenge for many PEO organizations who carry open reserve dollars on older or “churning” claims.  As Robert Rice writes within NAPEO’s PEO Insider magazine “PEOs...

8 Tips for Preventing Your TPA From Frustrating Otherwise Good Employees

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 15, 2018 2:51:11 PM

The Workers’ Comp service industry would have employers believe that the best Workers’ Comp claim handling outcomes require services of the “best” insurer, TPA, PPO and other service providers. The “best” process is defined primarily...

How Social Media Investigations Assist in Fighting Insurance Fraud

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 8, 2018 2:03:14 PM

Let’s start with a story. There once was a young lady who slipped and fell in a retail store. She alleged multiple injuries, including permanently disabling back issues. Her lawsuit claimed that her life would never be the same, and...

7 Ways To Improve Your Workers' Compensation Program Today

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 1, 2018 2:20:29 PM

You don’t need lots of resources to have better Workers’ Compensation program. I am regularly privileged to experience WC improvements with various employers. I have facilitated and witnessed episodes of fantastic turn-around success...

Navigating the Complexity of the 4 Coverage Trigger Theories

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 26, 2018 2:02:01 PM

Determining which insurance policy applies when dealing with a claim can sometimes be straightforward. For example, a claimant falls and breaks a leg. The policy at the time of the fall will cover the claim.  Sometimes it’s not that...

Best Practices for Mitigating the Severity of Bodily Injury Claims

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 17, 2018 3:34:20 PM

Picture a serious auto accident with severe injuries. There is fear, pain, trauma, worry and many unknowns. If it were you, how would you want to be treated? During the claim handling process, one of the best measures for a claims...

6 Best Practices When Dealing with the "Repeat Offender"

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 12, 2018 1:54:56 PM

In workers’ compensation, the “Repeat Offender” is considered an employee who has a history of filing numerous claims. During the claim handling process, identifying and conducting an extensive investigation with this individual...

3 Approaches for Moving Your Claim Data from TPA to TPA

by Veritas Administrators on Dec 15, 2017 1:39:28 PM

One of the key decisions organizations face when changing TPAs is how they are going to move their claim data. The time and cost involved in moving claim data can make it difficult and even cost prohibitive for an organization to move...

Best Practices for Diminished Value Claim Handling

by Veritas Administrators on Dec 8, 2017 2:10:42 PM

 

As the frequency of Diminished Value claims rises each year, insurers are facing new and significant challenges. It’s not just the cost of a diminished claim to be considered here. There is valuable resource time that is spent...