It is important to report all insurance claims promptly. The ever rising cost of claims poses a serious threat for employers. However, following some simple strategies can reduce claims cost significantly. Early reporting of claims is considered as a wise business decision. The earlier an accident claim is reported, the lesser the claim cost is likely to be. In this article we will discuss the importance of promptly reporting claims.
Workers Compensation Laws are introduced to ensure that if an employee gets injured while at work, he/she will receive a compensation for replacing medical costs and lost wages. Each and every state has its own Workers Compensation Laws and they offer several benefits such as—
- Medical benefits that include travel cost including medication, hospital stays, etc.
- If the injured employee is not in a position to return to his original field work, he/she is assigned in a different field.
- If the injured employee becomes disabled, temporarily or permanently, he gets paid time off work.
The most frequent workers compensation claims are as follows:
ROR letters, also known as reservation of rights letter can often be alarming and may leave you feeling distressed, angered or confused. In this article, we will explain how you should handle ROR letters from Insurance Companies.
A reservation of rights letter doesn’t signify that the insurance claim is not covered; however, it does indicate that there is some problem lurking over your insurance coverage. It implies that your insurer thinks that there might a strong reason to possibly can deny insurance coverage for a certain part of your insurance claim. It may take months for an insurer to know if the insurance coverage actually exists. Continue reading
When losses strike with unnecessary frequency or brutality, it increases an organization’s cost. To keep costs competitive, it is crucial to minimize the severity and the frequency of accidents through a concrete foundation of loss control. This involves analyzing and identifying ways in which you may be found accountable and develop executable procedures to handle the exposures. Continue reading
An insurance claim can arise from any number of events – from coverage of damage by water to damage of an insured’s house by fire. Insurance policies are like one-way contracts; the insurer is the lone person making a binding legal promise. Then again, for a policy holder to acquire the reimbursement of his/her policy and for the policy to be constantly renewed, there are certain necessities that he/she needs to carry out. If the insurance company discovers irresponsibility, in any way that could increase the chances of risk in a claim, it may consider discontinuing the insurance coverage. Continue reading
An account manager executes various duties which are projected in managing his/her employer’s client relationship and developing new business from the present clients. Every industry appoints account managers to maintain the firm’s as well as the client accounts. The responsibility of an account manager differs depending on the type of business. However, the main objective of an account manager is to continue the company’s relation with its existing clients, in order that they persist to maintain business with the company. He/she also identifies prospective new clients and business prospects and persuades them to set business with his/her company. Continue reading
It is important for insurance companies to develop an effective risk-management program and opt for tailored risk solutions so they are able to handle crisis situations with ease. Claims, underwriting and loss prevention all need to work together, therefore, having someone who can implement loss prevention techniques specific to an industry and work closely with a claims team to aggressively manage claims after they occur will helps minimize the loss. Thus, the requirement of a Risk Management Program is essential for insurance program managers. Continue reading
Insurance companies are always under strict government supervision. This makes it critical for insurance companies to develop effective risk-management programs. A well-designed risk management program is also essential for the success of the insurance companies. Moreover, risk management strategies also help the insurance program manager’s company to set up formal risk assessments.
The collection of an insurance premium is vulnerable to several risks. Continue reading