Catastrophic Medical Claims [39.24]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

   Scott Short, Regional Director, Team Health

Track: Workers' Compensation
Secondary Track: Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

Catastrophic medical claims, when defined by cost or duration of the claim, are not uncommon. When a life-changing injury has occurred, there is a path to an optimal outcome. The presenter discusses the unique challenges of catastrophic claims and the key elements for properly identifying and managing these claims.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the early signs of a catastrophic claim.
2. Describe the social, emotional, and financial benefits of properly managing a catastrophic claim.
3. Recognize the barriers and system issues that affect optimal management.
4. Explain the ways a catastrophic claim can be prevented or transformed to a non-catastrophic claim.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
File 1

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