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WCIRB Webinars are free and open to the public. Browse the list of below and register for upcoming webinars or view video recordings and presentation materials from past webinars. 

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WCIRB Research Forums

WCIRB Research Forum webinars focus on recent releases of data or research from the WCIRB and its research partners. The Research Forum is an opportunity for insurance company executives with responsibility for California workers’ compensation to ask questions, go beyond the numbers, and gain insights from the WCIRB’s experts. View video of past Research Forum presentations on the WCIRB Research Forum page.

  • The 2018 Pure Premium Rate Filing
    Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
    The WCIRB's Dave Bellusci, EVP and Chief Actuary, and Tony Milano, VP and Actuary, will host a webinar to provide an overview of the WCIRB's 2018 Pure Premium Rate Filing, submitted on August 18th, including a summary of the process used to determine the proposed pure premium rate for each of the approximately 500 industry classifications in California.
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WCIRB Class Talks

The WCIRB’s Classification Research team has completed a number of studies that result in proposals to eliminate, amend or establish classifications effective January 1, 2018. The WCIRB has scheduled three free webinars in early July to discuss the proposed changes and to answer any questions.

  • Video Media, Audio Media and Book Stores
    Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    David Bellusci and Brian Gray will discuss the WCIRB's proposal to establish a new classification that will consolidate retail video stores, book stores and audio media stores that have similar operations.
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  • Athletic or Fitness Instructional Programs, Spas and Baths
    Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    David Bellusci and Brian Gray will discuss the WCIRB's proposal to establish a new classification for operations that offer athletic or fitness instructional programs.
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  • Security Systems, Audio/Video Systems, Office Machines, Computer Systems, Telephone Systems and Instruments Installation, Service and Repair
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    David Bellusci and Brian Gray will dicuss proposed revisions to existing classifications and the addition of six new classifications to the Standard Classification System which will establish clear classification procedures for installation, service and repair of building security systems, audio/video systems, office machines, computer systems, telephone systems and instruments.
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WCIRB Mod Talk Webinars

WCIRB Mod Talk webinars give insurers, agents and brokers and other industry professionals the opportunity to learn more about California’s Experience Rating System and potential future changes to the Experience Rating Plan. Each 30-minute webinar consists of a brief presentation and status updates, followed by a question and answer session. Video recordings of 2016 Mod Talk webinar sessions are available on the 2017 Experience Rating Changes page.

  • First Aid Claims Reporting and Potential 2019 Changes to Experience Rating
    Thursday, February 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
    Dave Bellusci and Sharon Faggiano discuss the USRP reporting requirements for medical-only claims and explain potential 2019 changes to the Experience Rating Plan.
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    View related WCIRB Bulletin 2016-25: Reporting of Small Medical Only or First Aid Claims>

     
  • The WCIRB’s January 1, 2018 Regulatory Filing
    Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    Dave Bellusci and Ward Brooks discuss the WCIRB Regulatory Filing submitted to the Insurance Commissioner, the proposed changes to the Experience Rating Plan, and the timeline for the Insurance Commissioner’s decision.
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  • 2018 Experience Modifications
    Thursday, November 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    Dave Bellusci, Ward Brooks and Rod Libbe 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.
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IIABCal and WCIRB Workers’ Comp Webinar Series

The WCIRB and the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California (IIABCal) are proud to announce their fourth season of educational webinars specifically for California agents and brokers. Each 30-minute webinar provides a concise overview of an essential workers’ compensation insurance topic, and provides an opportunity for agents and brokers to get answers to their questions in the live session.

  • New WCIRB Resources for Agents and Brokers
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    Are you looking for workers’ compensation resources that will help you answer your clients’ questions? The WCIRB recently launched two exciting products specifically for agents and brokers: (1) the Comprehensive Risk Summary Report, and (2) CompEssentials® Classification Basics. Join Nick Zagone for a demo of these new online workers’ compensation resources that will help you better serve your clients.
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  • The Experience Rating Worksheet
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    Do your clients ask you why their experience modification changed? The Experience Rating Worksheet should be your first stop, since it provides detailed information about all the data used to calculate the experience modification. Join Rod Libbe for a section-by-section tour of the experience rating worksheet, and learn how to access it for your experience-rated clients.
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  • The Classification Inspection Report
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    When classifying your client’s business, a good place to start is by seeing if there is a Classification Inspection Report in WCIRB Connect®. The Classification Inspection Report provides details about the classifications that were assigned to the business at the time of the WCIRB classification inspection. Join Paul Kim for a section-by-section tour of the information contained in the Classification Inspection Report, and learn about recent enhancements.
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  • The Impact of Changes in Ownership on Experience Rating
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    Did you know that when your client buys a California business, they may potentially inherit the seller’s workers’ compensation payroll and claims experience? Join Rod Libbe for an overview of the impact that changes in business ownership can have on your client’s experience modification.
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WCIRB Connect® Webinars

The WCIRB has scheduled a series of webinars to help users with WCIRB Connect and to learn more about upcoming enhancements.