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Workers' Compensation And Mental Health Claims

Webinar: ID# 1038085
Recorded On-Demand
About This Course:
This webinar is intended to provide you with information on claims for properly handling mental health claims in workers compensation.

The material will address numerous legal topics including: what psychological injuries and illnesses can be claimed, psychological injuries connected to workplace accidents, benefits available in mental health injuries cases, the roles of the workers compensation adjuster, nurse case manager, employer representative and attorney as well as best practices for return to work situations.

It will discuss examples and various case studies. The material will provide you with practical guidance, tactics and tips that can be applied to daily business practices in an effort to prevent problematic mental health work injuries from arising but also to aggressively manage these challenging claims in the most cost effective manner possible.What You'll Learn:What Mental Health Injuries Can Be Claimed
  • Definitions
  • Perception of Mental Health Injuries
Mental Health Injuries Connected to Workplace Accidents
  • Casual Connections
  • Occupations
  • Objective vs. Subjective Experience
  • Traumatic Events
Available Benefits for Mental Health Injuries
  • Wage Loss
  • Medical
Roles of Workers' Compensation Professionals
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Employer Representative
  • Attorney
Evidentiary Issues
  • Evaluation of Medical Records and Opinions
  • Documentation of Recovery Process
  • Use of Experts
  • Social Media and Surveillance Issues
Return to Work Scenarios
  • Accommodations for Mental Health Injury or Illnesses
Settlement Negotiations
  • Determining the Value of the Claim
  • When Is the Right Time to Settle
  • Lump Sum vs. Structured Settlement
  • Medical Lien Issues
  • Medicare Set Aside Trust Considerations
Workers' Compensation And Mental Health Claims
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