Stay-at-work/return-to-work

Use Timing and Modeling to Target RTW Resources

When should disability case managers begin return-to-work (RTW) efforts for short-term disability (STD) claims? IBI worked with Mathematica Policy Research on a report for the Social Security Administration showing that disability case management strategies can target return-to-work resources more efficiently through a combination of timing and data modeling. The analysis--published in the Journal of Occupational [...]

What’s On The Table For Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work Strategies?

The implementation of stay-at-work (SAW) and return-to-work (RTW) strategies in the real world complicates the use of disability claims data to understand their effectiveness. Organizing claims by duration as a proxy for severity can provide insights into what employers stand to gain from effective SAW and RTW programs. This report looks at what effect SAW [...]

Worth the Wait? Improving Predictions of Prolonged Work Disability

When should disability case managers begin return-to-work (RTW) efforts for short-term disability (STD) claims? IBI worked with Mathematica Policy Research on a report for the Social Security Administration to find that disability case management strategies can target return-to-work resources more efficiently through a combination of timing and data modeling. The analysis—published in the Journal of [...]

The Value of Disability Return To Work Programs

IBI surveyed 256 human resources and benefits managers about their company’s return-to-work (RTW) resource and matched responses to their company’s short-term disability (STD) claims outcomes in IBI’s Health and Productivity Benchmarking system. This report provides the findings of the analysis to find: The good news: Companies with RTW resources saw bigger year-over-year declines in their [...]

The Value of Disability Return To Work Executive Summary

IBI surveyed 256 human resources and benefits managers about their company’s return-to-work (RTW) resource and matched responses to their company’s short-term disability (STD) claims outcomes in IBI’s Health and Productivity Benchmarking system. This executive summary briefly provides an overview of the findings: The good news: Companies with RTW resources saw bigger year-over-year declines in their [...]

And Baby Makes Three (Months Off) Executive Summary

As of 2015, only 12% of U.S. workers had access to paid family leave. However, announcements of generous paid leave benefits by some high tech and financial services firms, followed by legislative actions in areas of San Francisco and New York, pushed the discussion into the national spotlight. IBI conducted in-depth interviews with human resources [...]

And Baby Makes Three (Months Off)

As of 2015, only 12% of U.S. workers had access to paid family leave. However, announcements of generous paid leave benefits by some high tech and financial services firms, followed by legislative actions in areas of San Francisco and New York, pushed the discussion into the national spotlight. IBI conducted in-depth interviews with human resources [...]

Redesigning to Better Manage Absence and Disability Handout

Fraser Health, a Canadian organization with 24,000 employees, worked with StaffRelay to create a program to better approach and manage absence and disability. Through an extensive redesign process, a comprehensive electronic employee health record, an Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP), and an automated attendance reporting solution, Fraser Health has produced a return on investment of [...]