Workers' Compensation Insurance for Healthcare

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Why do Healthcare Workers need
Workers' Compensation Insurance?

Comply with state laws
Comply with state laws
Avoid fines
Avoid fines
Protect your employees
Protect your employees
Protection from lawsuits
Protection from lawsuits

...'cause they can get hurt

  Common Healthcare injuries

  • Sprains and strains,
  • Slipped discs
  • Bloodborne infectious diseases
  • Infections
  • Broken bones

What type of injuries does
Workers' Comp Insurance cover?

Workers' comp insurance covers both the employer and the injured worker. Like all types of insurance, it acts as a safety net in case of an accident.

If a worker gets hurt on the job, the insurance company will help cover the costs associated with their care so the worker is well taken care of until they return to work.

Since the company had a workers comp policy, they do not need to pay anything towards the bills.

What will Healthcare Worker Insurance pay for?

  • Medical bills
  • Rehab and therapy expenses
  • Lost wages and disability benefits
  • Funeral cost
Medical supplies for injured workers

How much does Workers' Comp Insurance
for Healthcare Workers cost?

What's the cost based on?

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The National Council of Compensation Insurance (NCCI) sets a fixed rate for every industry.

The rate is based on the level of risk for that job description.

Premiums are primarily calculated by using your payroll numbers and your NCCI class code.

Common Classifications for Healthcare

8824 - Retirement Living Centers: Health Care Employees

8824 - Assisted Living Facilities, ALF: Health Care Employees

8824 - Nursing Homes, SNF: Health Care Employees

8826 - Retirement Living Centers: All Other Employees

8826 - Assisted Living Facilities, ALF: All Other Employees

8826 - Nursing Homes, SNF: All Other Employees

8831 - Veterinary

8832 - Physician & Clerical

8832 - Dentist & Clerical

8832 - Health Clinic or Urgent Care

8833 - Hospital: Professional Employees

8835 - Home, Public, And Traveling Healthcare - All Employees

8835 - Companion Care

8835 - Home Health Care / Home Health Aide

8835 - Personal Care Provider

8842 - Group Homes - All Employees & Salespersons, Drivers

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Helpful tips to save money

Choosing Healthcare Workers insurance services may sound simple, but doing it wrong can be very costly. Here’s how to save money:

Classify workers correctly

Classify your workers correctly
For example - Employees who do clerical work have a different code (8810). Lumping them together with manual labors will increase your premium.

Don't underestimate your payroll

Don't underestimate your payroll
You will be expected to pay the difference at the end of the policy.

Have a clear process to report claims

Have a clear process to report claims
...and make sure your employees know about it. This will make the entire experience easier for all involved. 

Report every incident

Report every incident
- even if it didn't result in a large injury. Some things which seem insignificant can snowball into costly issues.

Prepare for your audit

Prepare for your audit
Every policy is audited at the end of 12 months. Keep your payroll records and files neat so you don't have issues later!

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FAQ's on Workers' Comp for Healthcare Workers

How quickly can I get my certificate of insurance?

Certificates are usually issued 24 hours after the policy is bound.
Let us know if you need it quicker and we will rush it.

We are a physical & occupational therapy clinic and our therapists are independent contractors that do not have their own workers' comp coverage. Do I need to include them in our policy?

It is strongly recommended to include such employees in your workers compensation policy.

Why use Kickstand to
get workers' comp insurance?

Speed + Service + Experts

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Unlike other online insta-quote systems,
here your quote is reviewed by experts

Why does it matter?

  • Avoid surprise bills at audit
  • Make sure all your employees are properly covered
  • Protect yourself from lawsuits

What do we check?

  • Business categorized correctly
  • Employees job roles
  • Special discount opportunities

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