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Upcoming Educational Webinars

October 25, 2017

The WCIRB is hosting free webinars that cover important workers’ compensation insurance topics and recently released WCIRB educational offerings and research studies. Each 30-minute webinar gives you the opportunity to get your questions answered by WCIRB experts. Check out the schedule below and register now!

  • WCIRB Research Forum – 2017 WCIRB Geo Study
    Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    The WCIRB will hold a WCIRB Research Forum webinar to discuss the recently release 2017 WCIRB Geo Study which examines the differences in the costs of claims among California regions. Attendees will be able to ask questions regarding the study.
  • WCIRB CompEssentials® Experience Rating Fundamentals Walkthrough
    Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 11:00 AM ‒ 11:30 AM PT
    The WCIRB has added the new Experience Rating Fundamentals course to the WCIRB CompEssentials online training program. The WCIRB CompEssentials team will demonstrate the dynamic functionality and share some of the vital educational content contained in Experience Rating Fundamentals. Sign up to get a preview of Module 1 and ask questions about the course directly to the subject matter experts.
  • 2018 Experience Modifications
    Thursday, November 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    Dave Bellusci, Ward Brooks and Rod Libbe will discuss the Insurance Commissioner’s decision on the Regulatory Filing, the status of the publication of 2018 experience modifications and thoughts on experience rating in 2019.

To watch video recording of past WCIRB webinars, visit the Webinars and Research Forums page in the Learning Center of

WCIRB CompEssentials® – Experience Rating Fundamentals

With CompEssentials’ innovative online education program, agents, brokers, insurers and other industry professionals can gain a better understanding of the basic components of experience rating through our online learning course, WCIRB CompEssentials – Experience Rating Fundamentals. The course consists of nine self-paced, convenient and comprehensive instruction covering:

  • The purpose of experience rating
  • The different sections of the experience rating worksheet
  • Calculating a policyholder's total Expected Losses to determine eligibility and primary threshold
  • How claims impact an X-Mod
  • How to use the experience rating formula to calculate an X-Mod
  • How to use the experience rating worksheet to answer policyholder questions about their X-Mod

For licensed Property and Casualty professionals, WCIRB CompEssentials: Experience Rating Fundamentals is approved for 5 CEU toward a Property Casualty license with the California Department of Insurance.

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