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1. Progressive costs report (CIS report)

For: Employers and managers

This report is part of our Customer Information System (CIS).


About the report

  • Description: This report illustrates how claim costs accumulate over the life of a claim.
  • Access level required: Management level access
  • Export options: .pdf, .rtf
  • Benefits: This report contrasts with the other reports available in CIS because it reports on costs of claims that occur in each year, as opposed to just costs indiscriminate of the claim's injury year. In that sense it is beneficial to see the costs progress for all accepted claims of a given year.
  • Parameters: The report is calculated based on accepted claims with a date of injury within the last 5 years inclusive of the current year.

Fields in the report

Table 1: Description of the fields in the Progressive costs report
FieldDescription
Inj yearThe year the injury occurred for an accepted claim.
Mature monthsThe number of months since the beginning of the calendar year being measured.
Month/yearThe month and year that fields within report relate to.
No. of claimsThe number of claims that have occurred in the period.
<1 day incapThe number of claims with a date of injury in the reported calendar year that have less than 1 day incapacity.
>=1 day incapThe number of claims with a date of injury in the reported calendar year that have equal to or more than 1 day incapacity.
>45 wk incapThe number of claims with a date of injury in the reported calendar year that have more than 45 weeks incapacity.
Avg wks incapThe average weeks of incapacity for claims (with incapacity) that have a date of injury within the reported calendar year.
Incapacity costsThe accumulation of incapacity costs for claims with incapacity with a date of injury within the reported year.
Rehab costsThe accumulation of rehabilitation costs for claims with a date of injury within the reported period.
Medical costsThe accumulation of medical costs for claims with a date of injury within the reported period.
Travel costsThe accumulation of travel costs for claims with a date of injury within the reported period.
Other costsThe accumulation of other costs for claims with a date of injury within the reported period.
Total costs to date ($)The accumulation of all claim costs for claims with a date of injury within the reported period.

Notes: This report allows an agency to compare the progressive costs, number of claims, and total claim costs over a number of years.

Page last reviewed: 03 June 2022
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Date printed 09 Aug 2022

https://www.comcare.gov.au/claims/employer-information/access-claims-information/report-1