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Free May Webinar: Does Pain Mean Drugs?

Upcoming Live Seminars | 05/29/19 | 310

Overview: This free webinar introduces students to different methods of pain management. Examining various pharmaceutical and physical techniques, Mark Pew will offer an experts perspective on how to best treat pain. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: Differentiate between "Good" and "Bad" pain. Compare the pros and cons of treating pain with drugs. Become informed on the various non-drug related treatments. Instructor: Mark Pew - Senior VP, Product Development & Marketing - Prefer... Read More

Work Comp Matters - Episode 117: The Show

Podcast | 05/17/19 | 15

This week on Work Comp Matters, Steve, Marc, Mike and Ted talk about Gavin Newsom and the new budget, as well as the new worker's compensation case regarding catastrophic injuries. Abortion, the Middle East, the continuing opioid crisis, and what the federal communications commission is doing about autonomous cars will also be discussed. Plus, John Scalia will join from Munich Germany. Read More

Work Comp Matters - Episode 116: Uber / Lyft

Podcast | 05/10/19 | 28

This week on Work Comp Matters, Steve and the guys talk about relevant issues for your employees, employers and independent contractors. In addition to the new Uber IPO and the following lift stock price, as well as whether or not their drivers are employees or independent contractors. Additionally we also talk about measles and whether or not it is a national emergency. Gavin Newsom wants to remove taxes on diapers and menstrual products. Schools are understaffed with not enough nurses, and too many people are always texting and driving. Read More

Work Comp Matters - Episode 115: Call Me Dr. Slutzker

Podcast | 05/03/19 | 21

This week on Work Comp matters, Steve cries out for help from Dr. Michael Slutzker to give him a call regarding one of his patients who is also Steve's client.  Additionally, topics of discussion for the roundtable this week are Burger King, the measles, Christine Baker, and the situation in Venezuela. Plus, John Scalia from Munich Germany talking about the differences between communism and socialism and capitalism. Read More

Work Comp Matters - Episode 114: Revenge Politics

Podcast | 05/01/19 | 20

This week on Work Comp Matters, Steve, Mark Reed, Robert and Mike talk about the Measles and the anti-vaccine, Police use of force, State Compensation Insurance Fund Utilization Review, and Los Angeles attorney Elizabeth Greenwood suing the City of Los Angeles. Also, Dr. Mike Zima on the Mueller report plus additional news, talk and hopefully some answers for our independent contractors’ employers and employees. Also, John Scalia Sr. from Munich, Germany. Read More

It's Not the Opioids, It's the Pain!

Free Online Training | 04/19/19 | 1534

Overview: This program is presented by pain expert Adam Heller, founder of Zero Pain Now, tackling the very dynamic topic of chronic pain. Adam will be joined by Eddy Canavan, Chief Claims Advisor for Alta Claims Services. In this session, Adam and Eddy discuss chronic pain, its root causes and alternative methods to eliminate it.    Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completition of this course, the student will be able to: Identify what causes ongoing pain Discuss why opioids, injections and spinal surgery are largerly ineffective Determine ch... Read More

Work Comp Matters - Episode 113: I Want to be a Lawyer

Podcast | 04/19/19 | 35

This week on Work Comp Matters, Steve, Mark, Robert and Mike talk about Kim Kardashian West and her desire to become a lawyer. Also, the topics of discussion include all the California current events that interest you employers, employees and independent contractors in addition to the madman across the water, John Scalia Sr. from Munich, Germany. Read More

Work Comp Matters - Episode 112: NO DEAL

Podcast | 04/12/19 | 27

This week on Work Comp Matters, Steve, Mark, Mike and Robert talk about the college bribery admissions scandal in addition to United States attorney general bar’s testimony before Congress. And a Northern California neurosurgeon being arrested for fraud. All this plus California current events that interest employers employees and independent contractors. Plus John Scalia from Munich, Germany. Read More


Online Courses

A Practical Approach to Using the MTUS & Formulary Wisely to Avoid Treatment Denials

Medical / Ortho / Psych / QME | 05/21/19 | 730

Overview: Whether you are an employer, claims examiner, medical provider or attorney, this program will provide you with a clear understanding and practical approach of how the MTUS and Formulary to avoid treatment denials and to expedite treatment and avoid UR & IMR denials. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completition of this program, the student will be able to: Define the MTUS & Formulary Identify the MTUS (ACOEM) Chronic Pain Guideline Write reports to avoid denials Recognize REED MDGuidelines Instructors: Dr. Steven Feinberg, MD - Feinberg Medic... Read More

2019 Claims Examiner's Toolbox aboard the Queen Mary

Claims | 05/03/19 | 2343

Overview: Our annual Queen Mary Claims Examiner's Toolbox Training is a "nuts and bolts" overview of everything you need to know about managing California workers' compensation claims. Join attorneys from the law firm Samuelson, Gonzalez, Valenzuela and Brown as well as other dynamic speakers for an engaging educational experience designed especially for the California claims professional. Discussion: Differentiate the merits of accepting versus denying a claim Discuss subrogation and subpoenas Recognize interpreters and compensability exams N... Read More

AMA Guides Impairment Ratings: Detecting and Managing Bad Evaluations

Medical / Ortho / Psych / QME | 04/25/19 | 506

Overview: This program will enhance each student's ability to identify poor quality evaluations and erroneous ratings. Dr. Chris Brigham will provide an insider's perspective and practical guidance. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Explain why it is imperative to obtain accurate, unbiased impairment ratings Describe the magnitude of the problem and what causes erroneous ratings Outline a 3-step model of prevention of health problems and apply this to impairment ratings Explain how to identify errone... Read More

2019 Annual Spring Rating Event

Rating | 04/18/19 | 1782

Overview: This program offers expert instruction and advice on rating, while providing the students with the upper hand in everyday issues with your cases. Students will walk away with an understanding of how to deal with permanent disability issues, rating instructions, formal ratings, and how to cross-examine the rater. In addition, students will find out what a Judge is looking for when deciding a rating issue. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completition of this course, the student will be able to: Differentiate between disability and impairment Describe the anatom... Read More

$129.00

120-Hour California Claims Adjuster Credential - 2019

Credentials / Certifications | 02/19/19 | 541

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 adj... Read More

$3365.00

2019 MCLE Super Saturday

New Law / Case Law | 01/25/19 | 3348

Overview: The subject matter of this course will focus on the six hours of “Special Requirement” training, within the 25 hours of total MCLE credit required for the California State Bar education needs of attorneys. The panel of instructors offer guidance on ethics, competence issues and the recognition and elimination of bias in the legal profession as well as society. 4 Hours - Legal Ethics 1 Hour - Competence Issues (Formerly known as Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse or Mental Illness) 1 Hour - Recognition and Elimination ... Read More

$129.00

QME Report Writing - 2019 Update

Medical / Ortho / Psych / QME | 12/03/18 | 982

Overview: Regulation 8 CCR 11.5 requires that all potential evaluating physicians complete a minimum 12 hour educational program in “disability evaluation report writing.” This training for medical professionals will provide a substantive overview of the relevant law governing the Qualified Medical Evaluation (QME) Process in the current California Workers’ Compensation System. The program will focus on writing bullet-proof medical reports and will include checklists, glossaries of key cases, and examples of reports that constitute substantial medical evidence. At the en... Read More

$399.00

QME Test Prep - 2019 Update

Medical / Ortho / Psych / QME | 12/01/18 | 13297

Overview: This online course prepares medical treaters to pass the Qualified Medical Evaluator Competency Exam. The exam is administered by the Division of Workers' Compensation. This material will include a survey of changes in the law governing QMEs who evaluate California injured workers as of Jan. 1, 2013. Therefore, QMEs in the system may want to consider this course for the SB 863 updates. **NOW UPDATED WITH 2018 and 2019 TEST PREP INFORMATION** Becoming a QME A Physician who desires to conduct examinations as a QME must meet certain requirements specified by the Medical Un... Read More

$299.00

Annual Liens Update

Liens, Lien / Hearing Rep | 11/13/18 | 2081

Overview: Discussion will include 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. Question and answer sessions were recorded and included in this online version. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Examine the 2019 updates for Liens Interpret the Labor Code Section 4615 Identify dilemmas and solutions in Labor Code Section 4615 Discuss medical legal re... Read More

$129.00


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Credential Courses

120-Hour California Claims Adjuster Credential - 2019

Credentials / Certifications | 02/19/19 | 541

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 adj... Read More

$3365.00

AMA Guides 5th Edition - Impairment Assessment Certification

Credentials / Certifications | 09/17/18 | 4567

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), l... Read More

$429.00

120-Hour California Claims Adjuster Credential - 2018

Credentials / Certifications | 06/20/14 | 8852

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 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 instructors are the most knowledgeable, highly respected members ... Read More

$3365.00

40-Hour California Medical Bill Reviewer Credential Program

Credentials / Certifications | 11/06/12 | 20700

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 Provider Network... Read More

$2225.00

30-Hour Claims Adjuster Post-Designation Training

Credentials / Certifications | 01/01/00 | 772

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 instructors are the most knowledgeable... Read More

$599.00

16-Hour Medical Bill Review Post-Designation Training

Credentials / Certifications | 01/01/00 | 843

Includes 16 hours of state-required post-designation training to renew Medical Bill Reviewer Certification in California. Students who complete all of the post-designation 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. Read More

$799.00

80-hour Medical-Only Claims Adjuster Training

Credentials / Certifications | 01/01/00 | 914

Overview: To handle claims involving only medical benefits, each medical-only claims adjuster shall receive a Medical-Only Claims Adjuster Designation Form that verifies he or she has completed at least 80 hours of training, with at least 50 hours of training being conducted in a classroom with an instructor or has met the requisite experience requirements as set forth in the regulations (Section 2592.01(g)). Subsequent to the initial designation, all designated medical-only claims adjusters shall receive a Post-Designation Training Form that demonstrates he or she has met the required 20 hou... Read More

$2595.00


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