Return-to-Work: A Tool for Managing Workers' Compensation Costs

On Demand Webinar

A Tool for Managing Workers' Compensation Costs

National spending on workers' compensation claims has increased from $2.1 billion to over $60 billion annually in 30 years, with the cost of the average workplace injury quadrupling in the last 15 years to over $20,000. 

How can you effectively manage your workers' compensation claims? One solution is to establish a return-to-work program.

Join our in-house experts Diana Schmidt and Peg Kramer as they combine their unique underwriting and claims experiences to present the benefits a return-to-work program can offer your organization.

The objective of this webinar is to:


  • Define a return-to-work program
  • Explain why return-to-work is so important
  • Highlight the employer benefits of a return-to-work program
  • Outline what to do before & after an injury
  • Plan the framework for next steps

Diana Schmidt Risk Control Consultant

Diana Schmidt, MS, CPCU, ACI, AU, ARe, AIC

Diana joined the Hausmann Group team in 2017 with over 15 years of property and casualty underwriting and claim experience. She spent a decade of her insurance career as a multi-line underwriting officer at Travelers, where she created guaranteed cost and loss-sensitive casualty programs for large manufacturing and technology accounts. In this role, Diana excelled at building trusting relationships, designing robust coverage programs and collaborating with risk control and claim partners to offer strong service platforms which helped clients control their total cost of risk.

Peg Kramer Senior Claims Counselor

Peg Kramer

Peg found her way to Hausmann Group in 2014 over a serendipitous lunch with a former coworker. She uses her 40+ years of experience in the claims field to be a champion for clients when they are faced with difficult situations. Peg’s word is solid - she is tenacious and will go to great lengths to problem solve to provide the right answers.


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