ACTIVITY CHECKS

Without a doubt one of the most powerful investigations in the industry today is the Activity Check. Activity checks are designed to provide insight into a subject’s activities, interests or whereabouts. Activity Checks are a cost effective, efficient alternative to other costly investigations.

Your investigation should determine whether an individual’s level of activity is or is not consistent with their claimed condition and restrictions. The goal of an Activity Check is to know more about the worker when you finish than you did when you started.

BENEFITS

Without a doubt one of the most powerful investigations in the industry today is the Activity Check. Activity checks are designed to provide insight into a subject’s activities, interests or whereabouts. Activity Checks are a cost effective, efficient alternative to other costly investigations.

Your investigation should determine whether an individual’s level of activity is or is not consistent with their claimed condition and restrictions. The goal of an Activity Check is to know more about the worker when you finish than you did when you started.

  • Complete Data base research
  • Cost effective alternative or pre-cursor to Surveillance
  • Allows claims professional the opportunity to assess the investigative needs of a file in a cost-effective manner.
  • Quick turnaround time during significant claim activities
  • Establishes the foundation for future investigative needs

WHY AN ACTIVITY CHECK WOULD BE CONDUCTED

  • Establish activity level of Subject
  • The recovery or settlement of a claim is taking longer than expected
  • There is an indication that a subject is more active than indicated
  • There is a credible lead that the subject is active and/or working while collecting disability
  • The subject is not cooperating with claim resolution efforts
  • Confirmation of activity level for purposes of establishing accurate disability ratings

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ACTIVITY CHECK

 

  • Obtain a complete physical description of the Subject
  • Provide a complete overview of the subject’s limitation and abilities.
  • What are the upcoming significant events in a claim – Medical appointments, legal proceedings, settlement discussions, mediation, RTW
  • Determine what the goal is for the Activity Check – Don’t spend resource without purpose