Workers’ Compensation Claims Management: Evaluation Design
Report Type Briefing Report 
Date Published December 2012 
Publication Number  
EHB 2123 (2011)
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As part of workers’ compensation reform legislation passed in 2011, the Legislature directed JLARC to conduct a performance audit by 2015 of the state’s workers’ compensation claims management system. This briefing report outlines JLARC’s proposed study design for evaluating claims management. JLARC plans to use multiple evaluation tools and an interdisciplinary team of experts to conduct the audit. An appropriation in the 2013-15 Biennial Budget would be necessary to fund the cost of expert consultants. JLARC is scheduled to present a progress report to the Legislature in December 2013 and a report on the results of the audit in June 2015.
Analysts Project Supervisor
Stephanie Hoffman 360-786-5297 Valerie Whitener 360-786-5191
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Keywords workers compensation claims self-insured 
Category Labor/Workforce Development