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KACo Leadership Institute: Return to Work Policies

This page includes links to resources related to the KACo Leadership Institute course held on April 19, 2022.

At this virtual training, participants heard from a team of experts and learned how best to engage workers, healthcare professionals and claim professionals and implement an effective return to work program in their county.   


  • Michael Ray, Safety and Loss Control Manager, KACo 
  • Ed Meredith, SIU Manager/Claims Supervisor, Underwriter’s Safety and Claims
  • Joyce Young, RN, CCM, Vice President, Bluegrass Health Network
  • Margo Menefee, Associate, JSB Attorneys


  • Michael Ray - Return to Work Policies & saving money: download here
  • Ed Meredith - Return to Work an Adjuster’s Perspective: download here
  • Joyce Young - KACo Claims and Managed Care: download here
  • Margo Menefee - The Most Effective Way to Reduce Indemnity Exposure: download here

Additional Materials


  • View a recording of the session here. 


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