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Why is it Important to Understand Group Retro Ratings?

By Spooner Inc
July 25, 2019 Category: Group Retro

Spooner Inc. helps Ohio employers understand their group retro rating.

Create Safety Culture in Your Company with Spooner

By Spooner
July 09, 2019 Category: Safety

Spooner helps you company stay safe and save money with our Safety Services.

Better Disability Management, Prevention, and Savings with IDM Services

By Spooner
June 27, 2019 Category: Disability Management

Spooner Inc offers integrated disability management services for Ohio employers to decrease disability leave times and save them money.

Important Dates For The Ohio BWC 2019 Policy Year

By Spooner
May 28, 2019 Category: Ohio BWC, Important Deadlines

Spooner Inc. shares important deadlines for the Ohio BWC 2019 policy year. Ohio Employers need to make sure they know these dates and meet the deadlines or they will not be eligible for certain plans and programs.

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Salary Continuation

By Spooner
May 14, 2019 Category: Salary Continuation, Worker\'s Compensation

Spooner Inc. is an experienced and established third-party administration who can help you find out whether or not your workers comp claim would benefit from salary continuation.

What is Handicap Reimbursement and How Can it Save My Company Money on Workers’ Comp?

By Spooner Inc.
April 30, 2019 Category: Reimbursement Fund, Ohio BWC

Spooner Inc. is an experienced third-party administrator. We are able to help you determine if you are eligible to receive a handicap reimbursement.

Litigation Management Made Simple with Spooner, Inc.

By Spooner, Inc.
April 09, 2019 Category: Workers Compensation

Spooner can help you make litigation management less of a hassle.

Workers' Compensation Claims Common Questions and Stories

By Spooner Inc.
February 01, 2019 Category: Workers\' Compensation

In the world of Workers' Compensation 95-97% of claims are legit. They're just people who got hurt on the job, and want to get back to work as quick as they can. But what about the other 3-5%? We deal with a lot of the 3-5%, so we have some interesting stories. We just wanted to share a couple of claims stories with you guys and just some of things that we've seen over time.

What is the 15k Program? How Does it Work?

By Spooner Incorporated
January 15, 2019 Category: 15k Program, Program Placement

In this video, Jacqui and Joe discuss the 15k program and how your company can utilize it and save money on your premiums. This program makes it so you can take care of your employees!

ALERT: Important OSHA and Safety Reminder

By Spooner Inc
January 11, 2019 Category: News

Our safety team has been fielding a lot of questions about Recordkeeping and 300A posting and electronic submission. Here are some pointers for some of the most common questions related to OSHA reporting requirements. As always, please contact your safety team member at Spooner or contact Jon Carpenter. Here is Jons contact info: Jon Carpenter CSM Vice President - Safety Services Cell: 440.759.0519 Tel: 440.249.5284 | Ext: 110 Fax: 440.249.5285 jcarpenter@spoonerinc.com Posting the 300A in the work place: Nothing has changed, clients still need to post the 300A in the work place between February 1st April 30th, 2019. Posting location needs to be a prominent area like breakroom, time clock, etc. where employees can observe the form. Electronic Submission: Quick access Go to OSHA.gov Take Action header on left, scroll down Click on Submit Form 300A Data Electronically Click Launch ITA and follow the instructions You can also check out the OSHA website regarding Injury Tracking

Changes to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for 2019

By Spooner Incorporated
January 04, 2019 Category: Workers Compensation, Ohio BWC, Group Retro

In this video blog, Jacqui and Joe discuss the changes the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation in 2019 and how Spooner Inc., can help you save time and money for your business in the new year!

The Importance of Proper Program Placement – Group Rating Vs. Group Retro Program

By Spooner Inc.
December 14, 2018 Category: Group Retro, Program Placement

Spooner Inc., has partnered with Virteom to engage our customers and users about our services and the technology behind the scenes. In our video series, Jacqui and Joe talk about what Spooner Inc., does and how it all works! This video is all about our program placement and getting the best placement for customers. Watch or read the transcription below! What is Spooners Program Placement? Everything has to start with an AC3 form which is a temporary authorization, it allows us to give a company quote. Theres no obligation or cost to it, but once we have that were able to take a screenshot of a companys history and then see whats a good fit for them. There are two main programs that exist. The first is our group rating, this is an upfront discount. Its like youre safe drivers discount. Essentially, if you have not received any speeding tickets in a while, well give you a little bit of a cheaper rate. What is the Group Retrospective Program? Group retro is when youve had a couple of

What should I expect from a Department of Labor Audit?

By Spooner Inc
August 06, 2018 Category: Department of Labor Audit

Like most things related to Human Resources, being proactive is always the best policy. Employers know that the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) can perform an audit at any time.

OSHA Publishes New Final Rule on Injury Tracking and Data Submission

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

OSHA published a new rule on Injury Tracking and Data Submission, which will require the majority of workplaces to start submitting their injury / illness data to OSHA on an annual basis.

Open Enrollment: How to select the MCO that's right for your company

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

Open enrollment is very short and companies have many factors to consider. The decision employers make now to stay with their current MCO or change will impact them for years.

Prospective Billing True-Up Report for Private Employers in the State Fund

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

There are a few important updates Spooner Inc. wanted everyone to be aware of as we move into the 2016 premium policy year and get ready for the first True-Up reporting.

OSHA Violations Will Carry Higher Fines in 2016: Are You Willing to Roll the Dice on Whether or Not Your Company is OSHA Compliant?

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

A new law gives the federal government the power to impose harsher fines on businesses that violate workplace safety laws, but the financial impact won't be known until next summer.

The Group Rating Deadline for Ohio Workers' Comp is Right Around the Corner (November 23, 2015)

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

Another workers' compensation program selection season is upon us. Join the thousands of employers guided each year by Spooner's workers' comp savings, service, and results.

Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidy Provisions of the Affordable Care Act

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

A 6-3 decision by the Supreme Court on Thursday saved the Affordable Care Act by upholding federal tax credits for eligible Americans.

Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidy Provisions of the Affordable Care Act

By Admin
October 23, 2016 Category: General

A 6-3 decision by the Supreme Court on Thursday saved the Affordable Care Act by upholding federal tax credits for eligible Americans.

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