RTW PlaceRite® Frequently Asked Questions
Who Pays What?
Typically, the cost is allocated back to the claim file. We do recommend that
the employer pays full or partial wages for the job offer to be valid.
What if a re-injury occurs at the non-profit?
If a re-injury occurs it is treated in the same manner as if the employee was
working in a transitional duty position at the employer’s site. No re-injuries
have occurred in 2008 or 2009.
How does the communication work?
The RTW PlaceRite® team will connect with your claim or case management team
via email or phone to discuss any questions. RTW PlaceRite® works as the liaison between
the non profit organization and the employer or TPA. RTW PlaceRite® will not contact the injured employee.
Are employer tax-credits available with this program?
Employer tax-credits may be available with the RTW PlaceRite® program and they vary
by state. We recommend that the employer contact their tax specialist for additional
How does the RTW PlaceRite® program tie into OSHA reportables?
RTW PlaceRite will help you reduce the number of lost time days that are reportable.
How long does the program last?
Typically, 92% of the placements end within 30 days. If needed, the RTW PlaceRite® program can last as long as 180 days. It is meant to be a temporary solution to keep the injured
employee moving forward.
My employer has operations all over the U.S. and many of our employees live in
rural areas. Can the RTW PlaceRite® program assist us?
Yes, the RTW PlaceRite® program can assist employers with rural employees. If we are
unable to find a suitable placement, there is no charge.
Does the RTW PlaceRite® program work in all states?
The RTW PlaceRite® program works well in all but a few states. If you have questions
regarding a specific state, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much does each placement cost?
The cost of each placement is a one-time fee of $825. Fees can be reduced if minimum
volume agreements are put in place at the start of the program.