UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Feel free to join David at one of the following events and learn more about Workers` Comp, HR, or how to make your coverage work for you:

 

Eliminating the Errors and Overcharges in Your Workers' Compensation Program

Webinar  - Tuesday, August 28, 2018  11:00am  (Approx 60 Minutes)

Workers’ compensation and its experience modifier can be confusing and packed with errors and overcharges. Too many times business leaders are given wrong information on how the modifier is calculated and what impacts your premium. Now you can learn what you can and should be doing to truly reduce your premium.

  • The common areas that cause employers to be overcharged
  • How to better influence underwriters to get lower rates
  • Improving your insurance shopping experience
  • How insurance companies get you to pay for your claims
  • Most importantly - Learn what insurance agents won't tell you!

 To Register Click Here

 

National Workers' Compensation Symposium - October  7-9, 2018

How to Educate and Insure Your Clients in the Ever Changing Insurance World

New Orleans, LA - Hotel Monteleone

With the impact of analytics and the changing insurance underwriting world, educating workers' compensation advisors and service providers on the issues that their clients are facing when it comes to workers' compensation and how to address them to save their clients money and make sure they are properly covered. (Closed to public)

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

Pennsylvania School Bus Association - June 24 - 26, 2018

Eliminating the Errors and Overcharges in Your Workers’ Compensation Program

Location: Seven Springs Resort, Champion, PA

Workers’ compensation, and the experience modifier’s direct impact on your premiums, can be confusing. But more importantly, it is often wrong or at the very least mismanaged. How the experience modifier impacts Workers’ Compensation premiums is significant, and too many times business leaders are given wrong information on how it is calculated, how it impacts their premium, and, more importantly, what you can and should do to improve it so that you can reduce your premium.

 

The Top 5 Most Misunderstood Issues Impacting Workers’ Compensation

Webinar  - Thursday, June 7th  10:00am  (Approx 45 Minutes)

Workers’ compensation can be more complex (and costly) than you might think. We will explore the top 5 areas that employers find confusing about workers’ compensation: coordinating workers’ comp with other employee benefits and regulations, knowing when and where are employee injuries covered when they leave the state or country, understanding the true cost of employee injuries, how work comp premiums are determined, and effectively establishing and benchmarking workers’ comp goals.

 

Pittsburgh Captive Insurance Workshop - May 16, 2018

Why businesses are turning to Alternative Risk Financing Programs to dramatically reduce their insurance costs by up to 60%.

Location: Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, PA

Understanding Insurance Captives:

  • How insurance captives work
  • What are the various types of captives, including:
  • Group Business Insurance Captives,
  • Group Health Insurance Captives,
  • 831(b) Enterprise Risk Captives
  • The Pros and Cons of using insurance captives
  • Determining if a captive insurance program makes sense for you
  • How to select and join a insurance captive
  • How to maximize your financial impact using insurance captive
  • Determine and benchmark your results

 

PA Manufactured Housing Association - March 14, 2018

Advanced Workers Compensation Cost Reduction

Location: Grantville-Hershey Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA

There’s more to Workers’ Comp than just having an agent provide you an “insurance policy”:

  • An understanding of the Workers’ Compensation Program
  • Why the usual “shopping” for Workers’ Comp is full of pitfalls and fails to deliver the lowest cost
  • How the insurance company gets you to pay all employee injury costs
  • The steps to take before and after an injury occurs that will reduce the cost of the injury by 50%
  • How to quantify and control your Workers’ Comp costs
  • Identify and avoid the “hidden” costs that harm your company’s bottom line (payroll audits, classifications, experience modifiers)
  • Management practices that cause insurance costs to escalate and what to do about them

 

Pittsburgh HR Association - March 23, 2018

The Top 5 Most Misunderstood Issues Impacting Workers’ Compensation

Location: Double Tree Hotel, Greentree. PA

Workers’ compensation can be more complex than you might think. We will explore the top 5 areas that employers find confusing about workers’ compensation: coordinating workers’ comp with other employee benefits and regulations, knowing when and where are employee injuries covered, understanding the true cost of employee injuries, learning how work comp premiums are determined, and determining how to establish and benchmark workers’ comp goals.

 

Changing the Insurance Game

Webinar  - Wednesday, March 21st  10:00am  (Approx 45 Minutes)

When business owners become frustrated with their workers’ compensation they typically feel the need to shop their insurance to find relief, however, many still feel overcharged as they continually pay more in insurance premiums than insurance companies pay out in claims on their behalf.

Learn why a rapidly growing number of businesses are turning to Alternative Risk Financing Programs, such as Captives and Group Captives, which allow business owner to keep their underwriting profits and dramatically lower their insurance costs.

In this webinar, you will learn how captives function, what are the various types of captives, and why using a captive to insure your business or employee health insurance may benefit you and your company.

PLUS: There will be a preview of the topics covered and speakers at the April 25th Pittsburgh Captive Workshop at Oakmont Country Club, in which David Leng will be one of the presenters.

 

Audit Your Premium Audits

Webinar  - Thursday, April 19th 10:00am  (Approx 30 Minutes)

There is more unnecessary money wasted here by employers than you will ever realize. The Institute of Work Comp Professionals (IWCP) has compiled data from the Advisors they educate around the country and have found that 75% of all audits are incorrect. You read this correctly; it is 75%.

With over 600 Classification Codes, and over 17 types of payroll that should not be included, chances are your audit contains errors resulting in you being overcharged!

In this webinar you will learn how the Auditor’s Process to conducting audits routinely leads to errors in the insurance company’s favor, and what you need to do to be properly prepared. And, learn how you can even recover lost audit money!

So, if you want to build an Error & Overcharge Free Premium Audit and make sure you are not overpaying even one dollar, simply signup for the webinar and you will receive our complete AuditCheckTM Program FREE as well!

Download the Work Comp AuditCheckTM Program

 

Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh - February 15, 2018

Current OSHA & Workers’ Comp Issues Impacting Employers

Location: Cranberry, PA  - RLA Learning and Conference Center at Cranberry Woods

There are a growing number of challenges impacting employers’ wallets, and how business is conducted. We will explore recent OSHA regulation changes (ex. silica, electronic reporting requirements), trends in workers’ compensation, and how employers should best tackle the pending February & April 2018 Pennsylvania Workers Compensation rate increases.

 

National Workers' Compensation Symposium - November 12-14, 2017

How to Improve How the Insurance World Views Your Client

Location: Laguna Beach CA  - The Surf & Sand Resort

Educating workers' compensation advisors and service providers on how underwriters perceive their clients risks, what they look at when determining what rates they will offer, and even if they will provide a quote.

 

Cambria-Somerset Counties HR Association - November 8, 2017

Workers Compensation Cost Reduction

Location: Johnstown, PA

Educating human resources professionals on controlling workers' compensation costs attendees will learn:

* What insurance companies won’t tell you that drives up your premium;

* How 75% of premium audits are wrong, causing employers like you to be overcharged;

* Three things that every employer must do to reduce workers’ compensation costs;

* How the traditional “shopping” of workers’ compensation is broken and does not deliver the lowest cost.

 

How Does the Insurance Company Determine Your Premium Today?

Webinar  - Thursday October 26th, 2017  10:00am  (Approx 30 Minutes)

The speed and access to data via the Internet, and predictive analytical models, have dramatically reshaped how insurance companies determines how much they will charge for coverage. The use of data that you provide them, and that they research and obtain on you, such as Dunn & Bradstreet and OSHA.gov, will help them to create a Risk Profile Score on your business.

This webinar will give you insight on what you can do to improve your Risk Profile Score in order to reduce your premiums.

 

The Ever-Evolving World of Work Comp Fraud

Webinar  - Thursday December 7th, 2017  10:00am  (Approx 45 Minutes)

The Top 5 Areas of Workers' Compensation Fraud Today: why and how it’s happening, and what you can do to combat it.

 

Ways to Defend Against the Work Comp Industry's Payback Ratio

Webinar  - Thursday August 24th, 2017  10:00am  (Approx 45 Minutes)

The Work Comp Payback Ratio® is how the insurance industry calculates the increases to your premiums due to your employee injuries. In this webinar, you will understand how they calculate Work Comp Payback Ratio® and learn 5 ways to minimize how much you will pay to the insurance companies.

 

The Right Way Automotive Business Group- May 23, 2017

Understanding, Addressing & Insuring Your Auto Repair Business' Risks

Location: West Meeting Center, West Elizabeth, PA

An open discussion on the risk and issues facing automobile repair shop business owners and how to address the risk and human resource issues facing them, as well as avoiding commonly misunderstood and uninsured insurance issues that could cost them their business.

 

Demystifying the Workers' Compensation Experience Modifier

Webinar  - June 20th, 2017  2:00pm  (Approx 45 Minutes)

What drives your workers' compensation premium is more than you realize. 10% of Experience Modifiers are wrong and 90% are mismanaged, and that is just the tip of the iceberg.

Understand how your experience modifier is calculated, how identify errors in it, how to benchmark how well you are doing using it, and ultimately, what the impact of it is on your wallet.

Plus, you will learn more on how insurance companies select your rates and final premium!

To Register Click Here

 

Post-Catastrophe: Is Your Business Insured to Fail?

Due to popularity, we have added a second date.

Webinar  - May 23rd, 2017  9:00am  (Approx 30 Minutes)

Due to popular request, we are offering a second date.

Statistics show that over 50% of businesses do not reopen or close shortly thereafter following a catastrophic event, despite being insured. Why is that? What do you need to do to avoid being on the wrong side of that statistic?

 

2017 Westmoreland Human Resource Association - May 18, 2017

The Financial & Mathematical Proof for Return to Work

Location: Fred Rogers Center, St. Vincent College, Latrobe PA

Employers generally understand that bringing injured employees back to work helps keep claim costs down, but most do not realize the exact financial cost of not doing so, and therefore may have limits to how far they will go to bring an employee back while they are recovering. In this program, we will explore the actual financial impact that an injury will impact your premium - for every $1 that the insurance company spends on your claim, you will now know your premium will go up $X in paying them back for that injury.  Plus, you will learn the factors that that will multiply that payback.

 

2017 Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs Annual Conference - May 7-10, 2017

The Ever Evolving World of Work Comp Fraud

Location: Hershey PA  - Hershey Lodge

Educating municipality administrators on what’s happening now with workers' compensation fraud, why and how it’s happening and how you can combat it.

 

Post-Catastrophe: Is Your Business Insured to Fail?

Webinar  - April 25th, 2017  1:00pm  (Approx 30 Minutes)

www.RiskWebinars.com

Statistics show that over 50% of businesses do not reopen or close shortly thereafter following a catastrophic event, despite being insured. Why is that? What do you need to do to avoid being on the wrong side of that statistic?

 

Don't Let a Good Hire Go Bad

Webinar  - February 16, 2017

www.RiskWebinars.com

Discover how addressing the root causes of the employment breakdowns can improve the success of a hiring an employee by bridging the gap between the hiring and handing them off to operations.

 

Sweeping OSHA Changes & Latest Work Comp Trends

March 2, 2017

Presented to the Pennsylvania School Bus Association

Understanding how the latest OSHA regulation changes as well as the latest workers compensation and red flag injuries trends impact businesses.

 

National Workers' Compensation Symposium - November 13-15, 2016

How to Manage Your Client's Workers' Compensation Risks

Location: Memphis TN  - The Madison Hotel

Educating workers' compensation advisors and service providers on the issues that their clients are facing when it comes to workers; compensation and how to address them to save their clients money.

 

Wood Products Manufacturers Association- September 27-29, 2016

The Aftermath…. What to Do to Ensure That Your Business Will Survive After a Disaster

Location: Louisville, KY- The Brown Hotel

Statistics show that over 50% of businesses do not reopen or close shortly thereafter following a catastrophic

event, despite being insured. Why is that? What do you need to do to avoid being on the wrong side of that

statistic? More Information: http://www.wpma.org/pages/wpmaevents/default/WPMA2016AnnualMeeting/

 

Western Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Conference - June 9, 2016

Improve Your Risk Profile and Improve Your Bottom Line

200 Quinn Dr.,  Pittsburgh, PA 15275

 

Keystone Insurers Group -  June 7, 2016 – Lancaster PA

Reducing Premiums Starts with Identifying Risks

Understanding how best to analyze a company’s risks through assessments, inspections, employee interviews, etc. (Closed to public)

 

Westmoreland Human Resources Association Conference - May 18, 2016

Don't Let a Good Employee Go Bad

Fred Rogers Center - 300 Fraser Purchase Road Latrobe, PA

Click HERE for more information on the event

 

Hardwood Manufacturers Association National Conference - March 9 - 11, 2016

How to Make Your Company More Attractive to Insurance Companies to Slash Premiums

The Worthington Renaissance, Sundance Square, Fort Worth, Texas

Click HERE for more information on the event

 

Connellsville Chamber of Conference - November 5, 2015 - 8-9:30am

Advanced Workers' Compensation Cost Reduction

At this program, you will learn:

* What insurance companies won’t tell you that drives up your premium;

* How 75% of premium audits are wrong, causing employers like you to be overcharged;

* Three things that every employer must do to reduce workers’ compensation costs;

* How the traditional “shopping” of workers’ compensation is broken and does not deliver the lowest cost.

Visit http://www.greaterconnellsville.org/events.html for more information

 

National Workers' Compensation Symposium - October 11-13, 2015

How to Manage Your Client's Workers' Compensation Risks

Asheville NC  - Renaissance Asheville Hotel

Educating workers' compensation advisors and service providers on the issues that their clients are facing when it comes to workers; compensation and how to address them to save their clients money. (Closed to public)

 

Insurance Journal - Online - Recorded June 2015

How to prepare for an error and overcharged free Workers' Compensation Premium Audit

Recorded Live in front of an audience in June 2015

This 75 minute program will contain a  unique perspective of 4 individuals including David Leng:

  • What types of employees may be added to your audit,
  • How to prepare for an audit
  • What an auditor does during an audit and why
  • What you may have to do to clean up your audit after it is completed.

Details on viewing to be posted shortly

 

SMC Business Councils -

May 12, 2015 — Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-Cranberry, Cranberry, PA

May 13, 2015 — Courtyard By Marriott, Greensburg, PA

May 14, 2015 — Double Tree Hilton Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

An Overview of Workers' Compensation cost reduction, Hiring Smarter & Managing Injuries.

Visit http://www.WorkCompWorkshop.com for more information

 

Westmoreland Chamber of Conference - May 1, 2015 - 8-9:30am

Advanced Workers' Compensation Cost Reduction

At this edition of Small Business Roundtable, you will learn:

* What insurance companies won’t tell you that drives up your premium;

* How 75% of premium audits are wrong, causing employers like you to be overcharged;

* Three things that every employer must do to reduce workers’ compensation costs;

* How the traditional “shopping” of workers’ compensation is broken and does not deliver the lowest cost.

Visit http://www.westmorelandchamber.com/events/ for more information

 

Keystone Insurers Group - April 15,2015 - 8am-12pm

How to Manage Your Clients Risks

State College, PA  - Penn Stater

Educating insurance agents on the issues that their clients are facing when it comes to workers; compensation and how to address them to save their clients money.

(Closed to public)

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David Leng, CWCA,

CPCU, CIC, CBWA, CRM

 

724-863-3420 x 3329

 

dleng@duncangrp.com

 

 

John M. Duncan, Jr

CIC, CWCA

 

724-863-3420 x 3311

 

jduncan@duncangrp.com

 

 

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