Benefit Generosity, Claiming, and Disability Duration

Tyler Lane, Shannon Gray, Luke Sheehan, Dianne Beck, Alex Collie

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Abstract

Taking advantage of a substantial increase to workers’ compensation benefits in 2010, this study evaluates the effect on claiming behaviours in Victoria in terms of the number of claims, disability duration, and how a raised wage replacement cap affected higher earners compared to lower earners.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherMonash University
Commissioning bodySafe Work Australia and WorkSafe Victoria
Number of pages23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018

Keywords

  • workers' compensation
  • benefit generosity
  • return to work

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