Cambridge, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Join William Monnin-Browder of the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) for a 30-minute webinar on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. ET as he discusses key cost drivers, trends, and the performance of the Pennsylvania workers' compensation system as compared with 17 other states, as well as takes your questions.
Mr. Monnin-Browder, a policy analyst and author of WCRI's CompScope™ benchmarks studies, will discuss the latest editions of CompScope™ Benchmarks and Medical Benchmarks for Pennsylvania. These studies provide the most meaningful interstate comparisons currently available for more than 60 system performance measures. They examine costs, medical payments, prices and utilization of medical care, income benefits, duration of disability, litigiousness, benefit delivery expenses, timeliness of payments, and other metrics.
The states included in these studies represent 60 percent of all workers' compensation benefits paid nationwide. Along with Pennsylvania, these states are Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Things you will learn:
The major cost drivers in Pennsylvania's workers' compensation system.
Performance of Pennsylvania's workers' compensation system compared with other states.
Trends seen in many metrics of system performance in Pennsylvania's workers' compensation system.