Category Archives: Success Story

$90,000 Premium Reduction Success

Prior to our engagement, our client for many years used a different consultant / broker. Needless to say our client was excited to hear we had been able to successfully reduce their NSW workers compensation premium by $90,000. Based on a comprehensive review of their program,

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Claim Review Saves Client $400,000

After a new client engaged ABILITY GROUP to assist with a complex claim, our efforts secured a fantastic outcome that will save our client approx. $400,000 in premium increases. By the time we were involved,  solicitors and an arbitration date we already booked. The insurer had communicated very little to the client and what the injured worker was seeking through a settlement was a large amount that would have significantly impacted their premium.

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Claim Declinature

The Christmas – New Year period has historically proven to be a busy period for workers compensation. Due to a variety of reasons, we see a higher frequency of claims during this period. Last December and just before Christmas break / public holidays, one of our clients had a psychological claim lodged against them. The worker had been terminated two weeks prior to the claim being lodged.

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Appeal Success Saves $550,000

iCare Appeal SuccessUnofficial industry views indicate the recent NSW workers compensation legislation and premium formula changes resulted in 70% of medium to large businesses expecting higher 2015/16 Renewal Premiums. ABILITY GROUP has already won NSW iCare appeals on behalf of our clients reducing premiums payable. Higher renewal & need help?

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Claim RTW Success

Claim & Rehab SuccessAfter identifying a client’s claim had deteriorated, we explained that the lost wages under the new workers compensation formula would result in material increases in their next 3 premiums. After subsequently being engaged to manage the claim, our Senior Injury Management Specialist identified key strategies, including engaging specialist rehabilitation support which returned the injured worker 4 weeks ahead of schedule.

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Legislation Change Appeal Success

WorkCover Appeal SuccessUnofficial industry views indicate the recent NSW workers compensation legislation and premium formula changes resulted in 75% of medium to large businesses expecting higher 2015/16 Renewal Premiums. ABILITY GROUP has already won NSW WorkCover appeals on behalf of our clients reducing premiums payable. Higher renewal & need help?

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Claims Review Saves Client $140000

Reduce Costs Success GraphABILITY GROUP was engaged by a client after their premiums increased materially after a frustrating claim. Despite their continued frustrating efforts to achieve a desired outcome, the insurer was unable to delivery what our client was seeking.   Our strategic claims review and subsequent efforts delivered $140,000 of workers compensation related refunds.

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ABILITY GROUP Saves Client $165,000

Cutting Costs SuccessIn June 2014 ABILITY GROUP were engaged by a new client to undertake a strategic review of their workers compensation. Recently we advised the Managing Director that our efforts delivered $165,000 of workers compensation related savings.

In undertaking our review we commenced by investing time to meet with our new client and to obtain a detailed understanding of their business, workers compensation pain points as well as what outcomes they were ideally seeking.

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