Issue 100 - June 2020
12th Annual Workers’ Compensation Symposium
The California JPIA is pleased to announce the program for the 12th Annual Workers’ Compensation Symposium, which will take place virtually on Thursday, August 6.
The Symposium will provide an opportunity for member agency risk managers and human resource professionals to learn about emerging issues relevant to their agency’s workers’ compensation program. Members will meet with claims team representatives from the Authority’s third-party administrator, Sedgwick, to gather insights unique to their agencies.
The year’s symposium will begin at 9:30 AM and will include the following topics:
|9:30 – 10:00 a.m.||The Impact of Opioids and Cancer Medications
Tania Smiley, Optum
|10:00 – 10:30 a.m.||Alternative Methods for Delivering Medical Care
Martha Stabelfeldt, Company Nurse & Dianne Vass, Kura
|10:30 – 11:00 a.m.||COVID-19 from the claims and legal perspective
Jeff Rush, California JPIA, Kevin Fritzsche, Sedgwick and Steve Siegel, Siegel, Moreno & Stettler
Information on how to access the program will be provided in a forth-coming email.
For event questions, contact:
Jeff Rush, Workers’ Compensation Program Manager