Cost Containment Certification requires one full year of documentation demonstrating the minimum requirements outlined in Steps 1-6 are in place and effective at your organization.
Claims management policies and procedures are documented for your organization that are implemented after a work-related injury has occurred.
Your procedures for claims management should be clear, easy to follow and should include:
When applying for certification, you’ll need to provide the following documentation for Step 6:
If an injury has occurred, include the following documentation to the CCC Board with your application:
Additional documentation that is not required but can strengthen your application includes:
When preparing for a claim, you should have critical forms ready and available if an injury occurs. These forms include:
Injured workers often come back to work and contribute to your organization in a different capacity while their injuries heal.
So, before an injury ever occurs, you should create a modified duty task list for your employees. This is a list of less physically demanding, but helpful, tasks that an injured employee can perform.
For more information about developing your return-to-work program and modified duty, call Pinnacol and ask to speak with one of our return-to-work consultants.
The first 24 hours following an injury are critical to your injured worker and to you. Here are the first three steps to take when an employee is injured:
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