Toms River-based Barnabas Health Corporate Care, a leader in occupational health and workers’ compensation clinical care, was recently honored by State Senator Robert Singer, Assemblyman Sean Kean and Assemblyman David Rible with a joint legislative resolution recognizing its successful work in – and commitment to – workers’ compensation cost containment and disability management programs.
Senator Singer and Senate President Stephen Sweeney met with representatives from Barnabas Health Corporate Care and its partners PMA Companies, William H. Connolly & Co., and Capehart Scatchard to present the resolution that praised Barnabas Health Corporate Care for “its exemplary initiatives and steadfast efforts to enhance and expand the internal Barnabas Health workers’ compensation program, to reduce workplace injuries and to decrease overall workers’ compensation costs across the system.”
The resolution also acknowledged Barnabas Health Corporate Care as the deserving recipient of the Risk & Insurance ® Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Award, also known as the Teddy Award.
Named for President Theodore Roosevelt, who introduced and promoted the first significant piece of workers’ compensation legislation in the United States in 1908, the Teddy Award identifies and honors companies and public entities that have exceptional workers’ compensation and disability management programs. Applications are judged upon key criteria, including: performance, sustainability, teamwork and innovation.
As recipient of the 2015 Teddy Award, Barnabas Health Corporate Care was highlighted in the November issue of Risk & Insurance magazine and participated at the annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference in November 2015. The most innovative, creative and respected magazine in the industry, Risk & Insurance covers the people, stories and risks that embody the essential functions of risk management and commercial insurance.Related Articles: