Discussion Papers

Claims Process / Health Care Delivery Claims Process / Health Care Delivery
This document discusses the claims process and health care delivery of New Brunswick’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission. It is the sixth question to be answered in Phase II of the Independent Review Panel’s Terms of Reference - How well does the New Brunswick Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission's relationship with healthcare and income support providers compare to the relationships held by other Canadian workplace health, safety and compensation groups and their providers?

Prevention of Injuries Prevention of Injuries
This document discusses prevention of injuries by the New Brunswick’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission. It is the third question to be answered in Phase II of the Independent Review Panel’s Terms of Reference - How well does the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission address prevention of injuries, including occupational health and safety education, resources allocated to education and results achieved, such as measuresof accident frequency?

Financial Performance Financial Performance
This document discusses the financial performance of New Brunswick’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission. It is the second question to be answered in Phase II of the Independent Review Panel’s Terms of Reference - How well does the New Brunswick Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission compare to other Canadian jurisdictions in terms of financial performance, including the degree of security for benefits offered; stability of assessment rates, and governance of the financial management?

Appeals System Appeals System
This document discusses the appeals system of New Brunswick’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, the fifth question of Phase II of the Independent Review Panel’s Terms of Reference - How well does the New Brunswick workplace health, safety and compensation appeal system compare in terms of processes, cost and efficiency?

Governance / Structure Governance / Structure
This document discusses the governance of New Brunswick’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, the fourth question of Phase II of the Independent Review Panel’s Terms of Reference - How well does the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC) compare to other Canadian jurisdictions in terms of: the structure of the board of governance; policy development and foresight; and stakeholder input?

Coverage / Benefits Coverage / Benefits
This document discusses the coverage and benefits of New Brunswick’s Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission. It is the first question to be answered in Phase II of the Independent Review Panel’s Terms of Reference - How well does the Workplace Health Safety and Compensation Commission's legislated scope of coverage compare to other Canadian jurisdictions, including: number of workers covered; benefits offered to injured workers; treatment of workers while on benefits, and back-to-work activity reports?

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