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May Lunch & Learn

May 03, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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Pima Federal Credit Union
6850 North Oracle
Tucson, AZ 85704
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Workers Compensation - What you need to know as the CFO

Workers Compensation insurance is one of a few coverages most employers are required to purchase, and yet there are many misconceptions about why it exists and how it operates. Join FEAT on Wednesday, May 3rd for a presentation by Melissa Lykins, Vice President of Claims for Lovitt & Touché, where she will discuss key elements of Workers Compensation coverage, the mechanics of pricing, and how organizations can manage program costs on both a prospective and retrospective basis through technology, strong controls and proper diligence.

In this meeting, we will discuss some of the preventive steps employers can take to minimize audit surprises, key elements to consider in mergers, acquisitions and multi-state operations, and take a deeper dive into the calculation and overall impact of and organization’s Experience Modification Rating (EMOD).  Melissa will also provide perspective on the best practices she has observed, implemented and managed throughout her extensive career in the Workers Compensation industry.

About our presenter:

Melissa Lykins is Vice President of Claims for Lovitt & Touché, a Top-100 brokerage consulting firm headquartered in Arizona. She has over 21 years of Workers Compensation and claims experience, including extensive experience with multi-state regulatory consulting, claims litigation management, trend analysis and claims forecasting.  Within her firm, Melissa’s team analyzes risk factors, claims reports, insurance carrier underwriting methodologies and claims management programs on behalf hundreds of businesses and non-profit organizations throughout the state.  Melissa is an Accredited Adjuster and Certified Workers Compensation Professional (CWCP), and has presented to a multitude of business organizations including the Arizona Technology Council, IIABAZ, Phoenix CEO-CFO Group, as well as being featured in articles by Arizona Business Magazine and InBusiness.

Reservations are required and must be made no later than Monday, May 1st at Noon. 

This session is limited to the first 15 registrants.