RIMS Workshop

Workers' Compensation Management

A RIMS Fellow Workshop

Control your workers’ compensation exposure with proven cost-cutting strategies. With an emphasis on cost containment, this workshop delivers all you need to know about medical and disability management, cost containment of insurance policy coverage and the detection of fraud.

With this guide to implementing and maintaining a proactive workers’ compensation program, you’ll learn cost-cutting methods, return-to-work strategies and techniques to manage your vendors.

How You Will Benefit

By attending this workshop, professionals and risk managers will be able to reduce costs by:
  • Improving claim reporting procedures
  • Learning to adhere to FMLA and ADAAA requirements
  • Identifying cost drivers and working more efficiently with insurance companies and adjusters
  • Effectively administering return-to-work and transitional duty programs
  • Better understanding third party administration (TPA)

Who Should Attend

Workers’ compensation specialists, coordinators and analysts, insurance agents and brokers, case managers, safety personnel, risk managers, claims managers and supervisors and human resources managers.

What You Will Cover

  • Workers compensation coverage
  • Techniques for effective claims administration
  • Creating a return-to-work program
  • Practical techniques for complying with ADAAA and FMLA
  • Understanding the components of reserves and loss development issues
  • Using the RMIS to your advantage
  • Monitoring performance with audits, claim reviews and partnering with TPAs

Workshop Tools

  • Case studies
  • Interactive exercises
  • Group projects
  • Video clips
  • Sample worksheets and templates


Additional Notes

We suggest that you register on-line for quick registration. If you are mailing us a check or doing a bank transfer, you need to fax us a copy of the registration form in order to hold your seat in the program. Registration is not guaranteed until we receive payment.  If you wish to participate in a RIMS course, the registration fee needs to be received by RIMS before the first day of the course.

If you register by mailing a check or doing a bank transfer, you will be accepted as long as the program is not sold out when we receive your payment.

International Attendee Information/Travel Visas- APPLY EARLY! Visa applicants are advised to apply to the consulate as soon as they decide to attend a program. We suggest at least four months in advance to allow enough time for the visa approval process to take place.

Since registrations will be limited, we suggest registering as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact through our online contact form.

Cancellations and Refunds

RIMS reserves the right to cancel a course if conditions warrant. In the event of such a cancellation, registration fees will be refunded. RIMS is not responsible for any travel or lodging expenses that an attendee may incur due to such a cancellation. Before purchasing your airline ticket, please confirm with RIMS (pd@RIMS.org) that there are enough registrations to conduct the program.

All requests for refunds or changes must be submitted in writing. Registrants who cancel 15 business days or less prior to the start of the workshop can send a replacement from their company or receive credit to attend another workshop with the same duration and cost within a year of the cancelled registration. Please note if the member rate was paid for the original registration and you elect to send a replacement or transfer the credit to another employee of your organization who is not a member, an additional fee will be charged to offset the difference between the member and nonmember rate. No refunds will be issued for cancellations less than 15 days from the start of the workshop.