Understanding FROI and SROI

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January 13th, 2015

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Understanding what an FROI (First Response of Injury) and SROI (Subsequent Response of Injury) report is can have a huge impact on when, and how, your company handles Workers Compensation claims. Here’s a quick breakdown to help differentiate the two.

FROI – A report prepared by the employer, or other parties, that describes the events and injuries. It is also known by other names, such as the Employer’s Report of Work-Related Accident/Occupational Disease.

SROI – A report required twice a year while a claim is open; when benefits start, stop, or change; when a lump-sum payment is made or when a claim closes.

Electronic state filings for these reports can be a big headache in Workers Compensation Claim administration. Requirements vary by state, and missing or invalid data leads to time consuming resubmission, filing delays, excess staff time, and fines.

Click here to learn about solutions that will help with the review and submissions for each type of report.

Outsourced EDI Filing

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July 25th, 2014

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Mandatory EDI (electronic data interchange) filing may be the biggest of all headaches in Workers Compensation Claim administration. Requirements vary from state to state. Missing or invalid data leads to time consuming resubmission, filing delays, excess staff time, and even fines.

Our Electronic State Filing Program carefully reviews all submissions for both FROI and SROI as well as annual filing requirements. We follow up for any missing or incomplete information making sure submissions received are accepted. Though these tasks can be accomplished in-house, for most organizations it is more efficient and effective to outsource it to experts in the field.

The state of California recently released statistics to all companies filing Workers Compensation (FROI). Actec had a success rate of 99.1% of all reports submitted that were accepted by the state on the first submission. The industry average for the one-year period was 77.4% acceptance on first submission. Actec works diligently to make sure your reports are filed timely and accurately, thus avoiding re-filing and potential fines. To learn more about how an ESF program can improve operations at your organization,
contact us.