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2020 Claims Examiner's Toolbox aboard the Queen Mary - Postponed

Upcoming Live Seminars | 04/17/20 | -15 seats available | 922

Due to the recent news of the COVID-19 outbreak in California, WorkCompCentral and Samuelson, Gonzalez, Valenzuela, and Brown will be postponing our event aboard the Queen Mary until further notice. The safety and wellbeing of our attendees are of the utmost importance to us. We will inform everyone once we have a firm rescheduled date made available.   We thank you all for your understanding during this time.   This event is FREE for Claims Professionals. Call 866-975-2667 Ext. 3 or email support@workcompcentral.com for enrollment. Please read below for changes... Read More

$329.00

2020 Annual Liens Update - Postponed

Upcoming Live Seminars | 03/28/20 | -24 seats available | 1517

  Due to the recent news of the COVID-19 outbreak in California, and the directive from State of California Department of Workers' Compensation, WorkCompCentral will be postponing our Liens Live Seminar until further notice. The safety and wellbeing of our attendees are of the utmost importance to us. We will inform everyone once we have a firm rescheduled date made available.   We thank you all for your understanding during this unprecedented time. WorkCompCentral also offers an online 2019 version of the Liens program here: https://ww3.workcompcentral.com/education/... Read More

$199.00


Free Courses

Free Webinar: COVID Impact on the Marijuana Industry

Upcoming Live Seminars | 04/20/20 | 95

Overview: Please join WorkCompCentral on April 20th for a very informative session presented by Eddy Canavan of Alta Claims Services covering the impact of COVID-19 on the Marijuana industry.  Talking Points: In addition to discussing the impact of COVID-19, Eddy will also provide a brief update on:  - The current status of recreational and medicinal marijuana including States that have required its utilization for Workers Compensation claims; - How marijuana impacts individuals based on age and underlying health conditions,  - The impact relative to the recent awareness ca... Read More

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Coronavirus Has Gone Viral

Free Online Training | 03/19/20 | 4371

Video Upload Date 3/20/2020 - Some information may be outdated regarding COVID-19 depending on when you view this program. Overview: While the number of official cases of COVID-19 reported in the United States is low, the risk of a national pandemic is high.  According to the CDC, as of March 11th, 2020, 938 cases have been reported in the United States with 29 deaths.  The majority of reported cases are located in Oregon, New York, and California.  Most recently, professional athletes reported testing positive.     How easily does the virus spr... Read More

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What's Really Important in 2020 - And No, it's NOT Medical Marijuana!

Free Online Training | 02/27/20 | 981

Overview: Joe Paduda, WorkCompCentral contributor, industry expert, speaker, and blogger, shares his thoughts on several key issues impacting the workers’ compensation industry in 2020. In this one-hour webinar, Joe explores issues and trends that really matter: why facility costs should be the focus of your attention; what’s happening with workers’ compensation premiums and why it should matter to you; nuances of the new legislation related to independent contractors; and finally, possible implications of the pending election on healthcare, and what the long-term imp... Read More

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Human Trafficking Part II - Labor Exploitation

Free Online Training | 01/23/20 | 1907

Overview: While we hear a lot about sex trafficking from media coverage in the United States, few of us know the extent of labor trafficking in the United States and abroad.  According to Polaris, labor trafficking is suspected to be the most underreported form of human trafficking.  Labor exploitation happens every day in the United States leaving workers with no freedom, no health insurance and little money.  Workers are made particularly vulnerable to trafficking when hired as independent contractors and as seasonal workers through labor brokers and recruiters. La... Read More

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A Solution in the Return-To-Work Determination: The Functional Capacity Evaluation

Free Online Training | 12/18/19 | 1000

Overview: Functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) are used in many workers’ compensation cases to determine functional ability, to assess client effort, and to determine the level of impairment. When administered properly, an FCE is an effective tool used in the return-to-work process. A good FCE can provide quantifiable, valid measures that can enable the employer and the insurance company to determine if and when the injured worker can return to work. This evaluation, when used properly, will minimize the direct and indirect costs associated wit... Read More

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Active Shooter - Prevention, Coverage & Recovery

Free Online Training | 11/21/19 | 1018

Overview: Join WorkCompCentral for our FREE Webinar on November 21st, 2019 at 10am with President & CEO Kristen Chavez moderating an expert panel discussing the difficult and challenging subject of active shooters.  Kristen will be joined by Zachary Gifford, Director, Systemwide Risk Management with California State University, Jeremiah Bentley, Vice President with Texas Mutual Insurance and Eddy Canavan, Chief Claims Advisor with Alta Claims Services.       Carriers and Risk Managers are faced with a myriad of catastrophic events to underwrite and work ... Read More

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Emotional Intelligence in Work Comp Litigation

Free Online Training | 10/31/19 | 1774

Overview: This featured webinar explores the elements of emotional intelligence, and how to apply it to the benefit of the injured worker and employer.  Jeffrey Adelson, Esq. will assist in understanding your role in the process that leads to better communication and results for both sides of the equation we call litigation. Program Learning Outcomes: Provide insight into yourself and how taking control of how you view the feelings of the injured worker can actually make your job easier and render better results. Recognize steps on how to develop emotional intelligence and c... Read More

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North Carolina's Limitation on Indemnity Benefits

Free Online Training | 10/13/19 | 122

Overview: As part of North Carolina’s June 24, 2011, Legislative Reform, the indemnity benefits to which an injured worker, who was not statutorily defined as permanently and totally disabled, may receive for injuries occurring on or after June 24, 2011, is capped at or limited to 500 weeks from the date of first disability.  However, NCGS 97-29(c), the governing statutory provision, does provide that the injured worker has the ability to petition the Industrial Commission for extended compensation in excess of the 500-week limitation, starting first when 425 weeks have passe... Read More

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Online Courses

2020 Updated Rules of Practice and Procedure

New Law / Case Law | 03/07/20 | 1664

Overview: Q:  Do you know what happened to me at the WCAB this week? A:  No! Q:  I got chewed out by a judge for NOT knowing the new WCAB Rules of Practice and Procedure that went into effect on January 1, 2020. A:  What new WCAB Rules of Practice and Procedure? Q:  Exactly!!   This four-hour program will provide everyone who appears at the WCAB district offices all of the new WCAB Rules of Practice and Procedure and how they affect your work as lawyers, claims professionals, and non-attorney hearing representatives.  Two of WorkCompCentral’s respecte... Read More

$129.00

2020 Super Saturday Ethics Program

New Law / Case Law | 01/18/20 | 2949

Overview: With a few exceptions, most attorneys who are actively practicing law in California must take 25 hours of MCLE every three years and file a report with the State Bar. Those hours must include the following:   • At least four hours of legal ethics • At least one hour on competence issues • At least one hour in an area called the Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Society This pro... Read More

$129.00

2019 Case Law Update

New Law / Case Law | 11/14/19 | 2556

Overview: Learn about significant new case law in 2019, including a stimulating analysis of what you need to know and how to apply them in your workers' compensation practice. Program Learning Outcomes: Updated knowledge of case law in 2019. Providing underutilized strategies to implement in everyone's law practice. Improving your workers' compensation practice and procedures. Instructors: WCJ David L. Pollak - Van Nuys Workers' Compensation Appeals Board WCJ Robert G. Rassp - Los Angeles, Workers' Compensation Appeals Board Frank Christi... Read More

$129.00

2019 Annual Liens Update

Liens, Lien / Hearing Rep | 09/01/19 | 2614

Overview: Join Judges Myrle Petty and Robert Hill as they discuss vital liens updates for the entire spectrum of Work Comp professionals. Law, procedure and important changes will be covered in detail. This annual event will provide the specialty tools needed for success.  Program Learning Topics: Upon completion of this program, students will have a better understanding on varius topics, including: Cost pettions under Labor Code Section 5811 Interpreter Issues IBR Petitions Non-IBR Petitions Special topics Copy Service liens Labor Code Section 4615 stays... Read More

$129.00

Legal Specialization Test Prep - Disability Evaluation and Apportionment

Litigation | 08/20/19 | 269

Overview: Hon. Clint Feddersen designed this course to prepare experienced workers' compensation attorneys to become California Certified Legal Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law. Program Learning Outcomes: This test preparation training series will provide a review of the following topics that may be on the examination: Disability Evaluation and Apportionment Summary and Test Strategies Time for Direct Q&A Instructor: Hon. Clint Feddersen - Workers' Compensation Judge - Van Nuys WCAB Read More

$129.00

Legal Specialization Test Prep - Practice and Procedure / Medical Issues

Litigation | 08/20/19 | 284

Overview: Hon. Clint Feddersen designed this course to prepare experienced workers' compensation attorneys to become California Certified Legal Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law. Program Learning Outcomes: This test preparation training series will provide a review of the following topics that may be on the examination: Practice and Procedures Medical Issues Time for Direct Q&A Instructor: Hon. Clint Feddersen - Workers' Compensation Judge - Van Nuys WCAB Read More

$129.00

2019 Legal Specialization Test Prep - The Series

Litigation | 08/20/19 | 2874

Overview: This 3-part series instructed by Hon. Clint Feddersen is designed to prepare experienced workers' compensation attorneys to become California Certified Legal Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law. Program Learning Outcomes: This test preparation training will provide a quick but comprehensive review of all areas of workers' compensation law that may be on the examination, including: Ethics and Professional Responsibility Remedies and Defenses Practice Procedures Medical Issues Disability Evaluation and Apportionment Test strategies will als... Read More

$299.00

Legal Specialization Test Prep - Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Litigation | 08/05/19 | 456

Overview: Hon. Clint Feddersen designed this course to prepare experienced workers' compensation attorneys to become California Certified Legal Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law. Program Learning Outcomes: This test preparation training series will provide a review of the following topics that may be on the examination: Ethics and Professional Responsibility Remedies and Defenses Time for Direct Q&A Instructor: Hon. Clint Feddersen - Workers' Compensation Judge - Van Nuys WCAB Read More

$129.00

Handling Cases of Serious & Willful Misconduct of the Employer-Review and Practice Hints

New Law / Case Law | 07/18/19 | 1502

Overview: This webinar provides a guide to handling cases of serious and willful misconduct of employers. Examining various reviews and practice hints, Frank Christine III, Esq. will offer a review of the Labor Code, recent cases, and practice pointers to hone in a legal skill set. Program Learning Outcomes: Define serious and willful misconduct Differentiate specific and CT injury claims Discovery Analyze relevant case law Appraise penalty assessment Credits:  This course qualifies for "Participatory" educational credit hours in California. Instruct... Read More

$19.99


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Credential Courses

120-Hour California Claims Adjuster Credential - 2019

Credentials / Certifications | 02/19/19 | 5901

Overview: This program includes over 120 hours of state-required training to become a licensed Claims Adjuster in California as set forth in Sections 2592 and 11761 of the California Insurance Code. This WorkCompCentral Credential program is completely online, allowing the student to work at their own pace. This curriculum has been recently updated and examines current laws, practices, and concepts. Program Objectives: Upon successful completition of this program, the student will be able to: Discuss the history of workers' compensation Identitfy the role of the claims a... Read More

$3365.00

AMA Guides 5th Edition - Impairment Assessment Certification

Credentials / Certifications | 09/17/18 | 8536

If you work with impairment assessments, you must understand the correct use of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. This is the solution to help you master and apply the AMA Guides. Learn to leverage the quality of your reports and to improve your efficiency when performing or reviewing impairment evaluations. Enhance the quality and efficiency of your evaluations and reviews. As a result of all these learning resources, you will be able to rate most commonly rated disorders, including spinal pain, upper-limb disorders (hand, wrist, elbow, shoulders, and entrapments),... Read More

$429.00

120-Hour California Claims Adjuster Credential - 2018

Credentials / Certifications | 06/20/14 | 10249

This course is no longer taking enrollments, students who wish to become a Claims Adjuster should take the updated 2019 version with WorkCompCentral: https://ww3.workcompcentral.com/education/course/course_pk/1249   120 Hour California Claims Adjuster Credential Includes 120 hours of state-required training to become a licensed Claims Adjuster in California. To legally perform the duties of a Claims Adjuster, at least 120 hours of training as set forth in Sections 2592 and 11761 of the California Insurance Code must be completed. This WorkCompCentral Credential program is completely... Read More

$3365.00

40-Hour California Medical Bill Reviewer Credential Program

Credentials / Certifications | 11/06/12 | 21942

  Overview: WorkCompCentral has partnered with Sue Honor to develop a fresh and comprehensive training series that meets state requirements for workers' compensation bill review. Sue is the former manager of the California DWC Medical Unit. Students who complete all of the coursework will meet the California Department of Insurance requirements laid out in Title 10, 2592.04 of the California Code of Regulations governing bill review professionals. Curriculum Includes: - Coding and Fee Basics - Workers' Compensation Overview - Utilization Review (UR) - Medical Provide... Read More

$2250.00

CHLR: Certificated Hearing and Lien Representative

Credentials / Certifications | 01/01/00 | 567

Level 1 Prerequisite for Advanced Certification. About the Program: WorkCompCentral is pleased to announce two levels of workers’ compensation certification programs for Hearing and Lien Representatives. These certifications, which will be recognized industry wide, have been created and are being administered by WorkCompCentral. These certifications are California specific. Why Become Certified: The training that we provide is comprehensive and systematic. After receiving the Hearing and Lien Representative Certifications, you will have a firm grasp and advanced understating... Read More

$599.00

CHLRA: Certificated Hearing and Lien Representative Advanced

Credentials / Certifications | 01/01/00 | 325

  Level 2 - Advanced About the Program: WorkCompCentral is pleased to announce two levels of workers’ compensation certification programs for Hearing and Lien Representatives. These certifications, which will be recognized industry wide, have been created and are being administered by WorkCompCentral. These certifications are California specific. Why Become Certified: The training that we provide is comprehensive and systematic. After receiving the Hearing and Lien Representative Certifications, you will have a firm grasp and advanced understating of expectations, duties... Read More

$699.00

30-Hour Claims Adjuster Post-Designation Training

Credentials / Certifications | 01/01/00 | 1272

  Overview:   Includes 30 hours of state-required post-designation training to renew Claims Adjuster license in California. To legally perform the duties of a Claims Adjuster, at least 30 hours of training as set forth in Sections 2592 and 11761 of the California Insurance Code must be completed to achieve your post-designation certification. This WorkCompCentral Credential Post-Designation program is completely online, allowing the student to work at their own pace. This curriculum has been recently updated and includes all current laws, practices, and concepts. The instructo... Read More

$399.00


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