Return to Work, Restore Productivity, Decrease Workers’ Compensation Costs
Numerous studies have shown that injured employees recover faster when they return to work. In addition, their return can decrease claims expenses, limit downtime, and eliminate the need for additional staff.
State Fund’s claims adjusters and the MPN treating physician are available to help employers consider ways to return their injured employee to the workplace and restore productivity. Return to work programs (RTW) create ways to bring injured employees back to work by modifying their job temporarily or creating a transitional job during the recovery period – all while carefully monitoring their medical progress.
By implementing an RTW program you can:
Ask your State Fund representative for advice on how you can design an RTW program for your workplace.