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Saskatchewan WCB Now Dealing With Cost Relief Requests

We have been conducting Cost Relief Audits for employers for many years and have had a great deal of difficulty in getting the Saskatchewan WCB, in particular, to respond to cost relief review requests in a timely manner. We have routinely waited several weeks for decisions. We believe that is changing somewhat and it is […]

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Disability Management as it Relates to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Managing disability cases within the context of an insurance claims system or as an employer’s Disability Manager can be challenging at the best of times. However, I think all D/Ms would agree that some types of disability cases are much more challenging than others. Certainly, the unpredictable nature of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) as well […]

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Disability Management and Workers Compensation

Managing disability within the context of workers compensation can present unique challenges. While there are typically several stakeholders involved in a workers compensation claim, this article will focus upon the employer’s disability manager and his/her responsibilities and obligations. Workers compensation (WC) cases present challenges for a few reasons. Firstly, the disability manager (DM) must juggle […]

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