Tim Stanger is vice president, claims at Safety National. He currently oversees the large casualty claims unit that encompasses deductible workers’ compensation, auto, general liability and Texas non-subscription claims. In addition, Stanger oversees third-party administrator (TPA) relations and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) compliance.
Many self-insured employers choose to outsource their workers’ compensation claims handling to a third-party administrator (TPA) instead of creating their own internal operation. Choosing the right TPA is crucial because TPAs will be coordinating essential functions like managing loss reserves, facilitating claims investigations, issuing claims payments and settlements, coordinating medical management and organizing transitional work. […]