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Phoned In FROI Response To My Last Article – Excoriated

Phoned In FROI (First Report of Injury) Reader Response To My Last Article  A reader phoned in FROI response left an unapproving voice mail this morning.   My last article covered the First Report of Injury coding becoming very important due to COVID-related claims.  The reader said examples of the sections

First Report of Injury Coding Goes From Important To Critical

First Report of Injury Coding Now Even More Critical Than Before The First Report of Injury Coding now becomes something to watch for in the next five years.  Well, you should have been watching the coding before now if you had online access to your claims.   Why was a

Reporting Work Injuries To Your Carrier – Golden Rule

The Golden Rule For Reporting Work Injuries Keeps It Simple Employers not having a rule for reporting work Injuries to the workers’ compensation carrier has caused many employers to end up paying very large claims on what should have been small ones. The Golden Rule for reporting workplace injuries is

Twilight Zone Phone Calls Avoidance – Timely First Reports Of Injury

Twilight Zone Phone Calls Reduced By Fast First Reports Of Injury Twilight Zone phone calls not only irritate a claims staff.   They can also cost plenty at time of policy renewal. I coined the term Twilight Zone phone calls many years ago.   I have written a few articles on the

First Reports Of Injury – File Them Online Now Or Pay 400% Later

First Reports Of Injury Should Be Filed ASAP – No Excuses Workers Compensation First Reports of Injury (FROI) are an employer’s first step in Loss Control.  Loss Control is not the same as Loss Prevention.  Loss Control to me is defined as the prevention of future losses AFTER an occurrence of a

Form 18 North Carolina Industrial Commission

Term Of The Day – Form 18 This Form 18 is important to Workers Compensation.This is the first form to be filled out by employees who have been injured on the job. This is a report to employers on the nature and condition of the injury, and must be filed within

Lag Time In First Reports Very Costly To Employee and Employer

Lag Time Costs Employers Now And In The Future Lag Time is a very simple Workers Comp term. It is a measurement of how quickly the employer reports an injury to the insurance carrier or TPA. A longer lag time is money the employer is throwing down the drain. Many

Ladder of Workers Compensation Insurance = Bankrupt Contractors

Ladder Of Workers Compensation  Insurance Warning For Contractors The Ladder of Workers Compensation insurance can wreak havoc on a Contractor’s policy. I had originally written on this subject within the last year. As I have recently covered subcontractors, I thought this would be a good time to cover the Ladder

Great Workers Comp Move For Employers By Colorado Governor

Colorado Governor’s Great Workers Comp Move A great Workers Comp move was made in Colorado recently by the Governor. Senate Bill 37 is a measure that begins the process of slowly eliminating a surcharge that Colorado businesses pay on workers compensation premiums. SB 37 was unanimously approved by a House

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