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Excellence in Scheme Management and Design

Working with scheme participants to achieve sustainable and better practice national schemes.

Activities

  • Engage with scheme participants and experts to inform and improve scheme design.
  • Successfully implement improvements across the schemes.
  • Monitor and review the performance of the Comcare and Seacare Schemes.

Intended results

  • Sustainable schemes evidenced through outcomes achieved (including financial and return to work outcomes).
  • Schemes that identify and adopt better practice as far as possible.

Delivery strategies

  • Develop collaborative partnerships to promote the health benefits of good work.
  • Identify and promote better practice.
  • Improve scheme-wide analytics.

Performance measurement

Return to work rates developed through the existing biennial Return to Work Survey indicating the rehabilitation outcomes achieved.

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Comcare Scheme return to work rate = 95%

Comcare Scheme return to work rate= 95%

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Comcare Scheme return to work rate = 95%

Note 1: The National Return to Work Survey will be conducted in 2017-18 and 2019-20. Comcare proposes to cinduct its own Return to Work Survey in 2016-17.

Note 2: In 2016-17, Comcare intends to develop further methodology to determine a Return to Work rate based on claims data across all Comcare Scheme workers’ compensation claims.

Note 3: The Return to Work rate and other information for the Seacare Scheme is published by the Seacare Authority.

Improve the functional sustainability of the scheme measured by notional premium rate.

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Comcare Scheme notional premium rate = 1.21%

Comcare Scheme notional premium rate = $1.20%

Comcare Scheme notional premium rate = $1.18%

Comcare Scheme notional premium rate = $1.17%

Note 1: Financial outcomes achieved by the Seacare Scheme are published by the Seacare Authority.

Increased adoption of better scheme management assessed through qualitative review.

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Benchmark scheme(s) against better practice

Qualitative evaluation of scheme management identifies the adoption/promotion of better practice

Qualitative evaluation of scheme management identifies the adoption/promotion of better practice

Qualitative evaluation of scheme management identifies the adoption/promotion of better practice

Page last updated: 11 Nov 2016