Upon completion of all eight WWCP sessions (72-hours) and required coursework, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Starting July 1, 2021, this certificate will be required for application to take the new Self-insurance Claims Administrator Examination administered by the Department of Labor and Industries.
The first in our advanced series, and seventh step in our IIU's comprehensive, goal-oriented workers' compensation curriculum, this two-day workshop builds on the intermediate principles in prior trainings and brings all phases of claims management into scope for an advanced level of instruction. This course provides instruction on advanced claims handling in the topic areas listed below by industry experts in the claims management, vocational, and legal fields. Attendees will be provided hypothetical claim scenarios for group discussion and collaboration of claim management strategy. Attendees will also receive links to electronic copies of reference materials for use in this and future modules.
Employment Law overlay
Complex claim investigations
Surveillance and investigative services
Complex course of employment issues
Aggravation versus new injury
Complex wage issues
Suspension of benefits
Complex industrial injury and occupational disease claims
Injurious Exposure claims
Hearing Loss claims
Heart attack/stroke claims
PTSD/Mental Health cases
Communication with injured workers and other system participants
Due to public health requirements and precautions related to COVID-19, this course will occur exclusively online over the Zoom platform, allowing for audience engagement and a recorded copy of the event. When in-person instructions becomes available, participants will be notified.
No refunds will be given for cancellations made after June 16, 2021.