Puget Sound Workers’ Compensation Trust (PSWCT) is excited to announce that we are launching a new risk and claim management system, Origami Risk, on September 5, 2017.
Why Origami Risk and Why Now?
Origami Risk will streamline our claims activity by:
- Tracking incidents via online reporting.
- Providing increased visibility into Loss Control activity.
- Offering improved data and analytics for simplified reporting, including dashboards.
- Guaranteeing rigorous security controls.
We want to deliver the services that are critical to our members and eliminate inefficient paper-intensive processes. With improved reporting and automated incident data collection, you will be able to more easily identify trends and respond with preventive measures.
Online Incident Reporting + Online Claim Reporting = Improved Outcomes
One of the many benefits of our new system is that it integrates online claim and incident reporting, member district claim access, and internal PSWCT claim management into one place. See below for how this change will affect your claim processing workflows.
Origami Risk will launch on September 5, 2017. There will be no downtime for our members.
- Claims for workers’ compensation benefits will continue to be filed online.
- Incidents will start be filed online on September 5th.
- Injured workers can opt in to electronic communications.
Training for Member School Districts
- Districts will receive user guides, logins, and passwords the week prior to the launch of Origami Risk on September 5.
- Districts will not be able to log in to Origami Risk prior to September 5. However, we are developing a way for districts to preview the system. Details to follow.
What this Means for Your Employees
Starting September 5, all Accident/Incident Reports will be filed online. In order to streamline the incident reporting process and cut down on the amount of paperwork injured workers are required to complete, we have combined the incident reporting functionality for the Accident/Incident Report and Self-Insurer Accident Report (SIF-2).
An Accident/Incident Report will be generated and sent to the employer for every incident filed. If workers indicate that they have sought, or intend to seek, medical care, a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, via a Self-Insurer Accident Report SIF-2, will also be generated.
Although our process is changing, the link to our claim reporting form has not. Injured workers can still report all on-the-job incidents, injuries, and illnesses via our website at: http://www.pswct.org/school-district-employee/reporting-an-incident/
Once an injured worker clicks on the “Report an Incident” link, they will be directed into our new incident reporting system.
Please direct all employees who have had an on-the-job accident or incident, regardless of whether they intend to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, to our website.
What this Means for Your Claims Liaisons
You will be receiving communications from PSWCT on how to access our new system, along with the necessary login and password information. Our new system has a new look and feel, as well as functionality for districts to send documentation directly to the claim. We will be providing user manuals and tips for how to navigate your dashboards and claim files.
We will also be distributing updated incident and claim reporting postcards for your workers. Please keep an eye out for those in the mail.
We are developing a FAQ for our members. Send your questions to Susanne McIntyre. Be well and be sure to contact us with any questions you may have.