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2020 KING Annual Workers Compensation Seminar
Friday, November 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
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Annual Workers Compensation Seminar
November 13, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


KING is pleased to sponsor this year’s Annual Workers Compensation Seminar. This will be a virtual offering via Zoom.  This year’s seminar highlights include 2021 Safety Grant, KING Trends, OSHA Susan Harwood Grant and Legal/Case Law Update.

KING is a group-funded workers compensation pool that has provided workers compensation coverage for members since April 1, 1990.  KING is an innovator in workers compensation and has developed specific programs for elder care organizations:

  • Loss control programs specifically tailored for your organization
  • Innovative programs including the Safe-lift and STAR training program
  • Aggressive claims management
  • Nurse case management for incidents involving lifting or transferring of residents and other potentially difficult claims
  • Nearly $8 Million in dividends returned to members

Who Should Attend?
Human Resource Professionals, Administrators, Nurses and any staff responsible for workers’ compensation in their organization should attend.  Every KING member should have a representative attend this seminar.  All LeadingAge Kansas members are welcome to attend.

Seminar Outline

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. KING Annual Seminar 

What’s New?
Kevin McFarland, President KING
Stephanie Gfeller, Director of Special Projects, LeadingAge Kansas
Ed Reasoner, Thomas McGee Group

     2021 KING Safety Grant
     OSHA Susan Harwood Grant
     KING Trends                                            

Legal/Case Law Updates
Mike Entz, Entz & Entz                                       

Presenter Panel Discussion/Questions & Answers                                     


Seminar Objectives
At the conclusion of the seminar, participants will be able to understand, identify and/or implement:

  • 2021 KING Safety Grant opportunities
  • 2021 Susan Hardwood Grant training opportunities
  • Case law impact on workers’ compensation in Kansas

Kevin McFarland is the President of the KING program.  Kevin has been with LeadingAge Kansas & KING for nearly 35 years.  Kevin manages the operation of KING – a group-funded workers compensation pool providing risk management services to over 50 LeadingAge Kansas members.  Kevin earned his Bachelor Degree in social work from KansasStateUniversity.  He was the Director of Social Services at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan prior to joining LeadingAge Kansas in 1985.

Stephanie Gfeller is the Director of Special Projects for LeadingAge Kansas. Stephanie has over 15 years experience in adult education through work as an instructor at Kansas State University and long-term care outreach education and training.  Stephanie developed nursing home training materials for the PEAK nursing culture change project and has been an invited educator at numerous regional and state long-term care conferences.

Ed Reasoner is the Manager of Risk Management Services with Thomas McGee Group. Ed joined Thomas McGee in 2002 and has worked in the Risk Management Department since 2004. He has over 30 years industry experience working with a major insurance company and an international brokerage firm for most of his career. Ed has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northwest Missouri State University and has obtained the professional designations of Charted Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Risk Management.

Mike Entz has been the primary legal counsel for the KING program for over nine years.  Mike has defended numerous workers compensation claims and worked closely with Thomas McGee claims adjusters and LeadingAge Kansas members.  Mike’s practice also involves multi-party commercial construction litigation.  Mike earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in business administration from the University of Kansas, Masters Degree in Business from Washburn University and Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law.

Continuing Education:
This program is approved for up to 1.0 continuing education clock hours for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators, Adult Care Home Operators and Dietitians in the Core of Administration by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Provider number (LTS A0009). 

The Kansas State Board of Nursing approves the LeadingAge Kansas as a provider of continuing education. This course is approved for 1.0 continuing education hours applicable to RN, APRN and LPN re-licensure (KSBN LT0102-1116).

Free to KING Members
$20 for Non-KING Members

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