Welcome

The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Claims Association (WCCA) is a professional organization whose mission is to provide education and training on issues relevant to the professional goals of those we serve.

From the entire WCCA Board we would like to thank all of our members and sponsors for all of their support. We are very excited about all the events we have to come. Grab your calendars and check off the list below. We don’t want anyone to miss out.

WCCA Members, Sponsors & Friends

On-line registration is now open for the WCCA May 8, Luncheon

Workers’ Compensation Claims Association May 8, 2019 Luncheon – 1.0 General Credit

Please RSVP by May 3rd

When:
Wednesday – May 8, 2019

Time: 11:15 AM – Registration 11:30 AM – Lunch 12:00 PM – Speaker

Where:
Crowne Plaza in Lake Oswego
14811 Kruse Oaks Drive Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone 503-624-8400 Fax 503-639-0857

Cost: $30.00 Members/ $35.00 Non-Members

SPEAKER: Lauren Danahy, RN, BS, MBA, CCM, LNCC, CCHP
Disability & Catastrophic Case Manager
Legal Nurse Consultant
Principal of Willamette Nurse Consultant Group, LLC
Chair, American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board (ALNCCB)

TOPIC: “The Claims Team: Gathering Your Winning Bouquet”
Lauren and her panel of claims professionals work through the multi-disciplinary approach for effective claim handling.

Willamette Nurse Consultant Group, LLC will also be sponsoring this luncheon and providing raffle prizes.  Thank You!

We look forward to seeing you in May.

All reserved seats must be paid for including no-shows, as WCCA pays for a guaranteed number of attendees. Click here to download flyer.

PRE-REGISTER BY May 3, 2019

Register Online: https://www.wccaonline.org/events/seminar-registration/

6 CEC’s (3 GENERAL, 2 LEGAL, 1 IME)


07:00 – 08:00Registration & Breakfast
08:00 – 08:15WCCA Welcome – Ken Wagner
08:15 – 09:15Dr. Schrattenholzer, MD – Legacy Health
Chronic Pain vs. Acute Pain and the Different Treatment Recommendations
1.0 General Credit
09:15 – 10:15Sara Larson, Tasha Fisher & Jessica Lowman
Medical Resolution Team – Workers’ Compensation Division

Top Medical Resolution Disputes & How to Avoid Them
1.0 General Credit
10:15 – 10:30Break-Visit Vendors
10:30 – 11:30Sommer Tolleson, Attorney – Maher & Tolleson, LLC
Trends in Closures, Attorney Fees & Penalties
1.0 Legal Credit
11:30 – 12:30Buffet Lunch
12:30 – 01:30John Schwartz, MD – OME
The Significance of Degeneration in Orthopedic Injuries
1.0 IME Credit
01:30 – 01:45Break-Visit Vendors
01:45 – 02:45Jason Olson – DigiStream
Elements of an Investigation: Geotags, Hashtags, and Everything In Between
1.0 General Credit
02:45 – 03:45Greig Lowell, Workers’ Compensation Board
Appellate Update
1.0 Legal Credit
03:45 – 04:00Closing Remarks / Raffle Prizes

WCCA 2019 Events – SAVE THE DATE

  • May 8, 2019 Luncheon
  • July 30, 2019 Golf Tournament
  • October 8, 2019 Fall Seminar
  • November 13, 2019 Luncheon
  • December 11, 2019 Holiday Party

2019 WCCA Board

President
Debbie Collins – DigiStream

Secretary
Barb Rempfer – Port of Portland

Professional Member
Jeanette Decker – Providence MCO

Technology
Ken Wagner – MES Solutions

Treasurer
 Eric Dienberg – UPS

Past President
Laurel Hensley – Sather, Byerly & Holloway, LLP

Member(s) at Large

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