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CompEssentials workers' compensation online training

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

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WCIRB Mod Talks

WCIRB Mod Talks 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.

  • #1: How the New Plan Will Work
    Thursday, February 15, 2018, 10:00 AM PT
    An in-depth overview of the 2019 Experience Rating Plan changes.
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  • #2: Treatment of Exception Claims
    Thursday, April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM PT
    Learn how exception claims will be treated in the new Experience Rating Plan.
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  • #3: Proposed Rating Values & How to Use the WCIRB X-Mod Estimator
    Thursday, July 12, 2018, 10:00 AM PT
    A two-part webinar discussing the proposed values to be used in the 2019 Experience Rating formula and WCIRB Experience Modification Estimator usage.
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  • #4: How the New Plan Is Working
    Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:00 AM PT
    Early experience of the effects and benefits of the 2019 Experience Rating Plan changes.
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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.

  • Ownership, Combinability, and CompEssentials® New Course Preview
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018,  10:00 – 10:30 AM
    Data Quality Assurance Director, Rod Libbe, conducts training on ownership and combinability issues, including online ownership submissions. The new CE credited WCIRB CompEssentials® courses will also be previewed.
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  • Upcoming Changes to the Experience Rating Plan (ERP) and Formula
    Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 10:00 – 10:30 AM
    Dave Bellusci outlines the changes to the Experience Rating Plan and Experience Rating Formula that will go into effect in 2019.
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  • Upcoming Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan (USRP) Changes
    Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 10:00 – 10:30 AM
    Director of Classification Administration and Education, Brian Gray, previews the proposed classification changes to go into effect in 2019 and reviews key 2018 classification changes.
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  • Update on the ERP Changes, WCIRB X-Mod Estimator Training & What to Expect for 2019
    Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:00 – 10:30 AM
    Join Dave Bellusci as he outlines the effects of the Experience Rating Plan changes and what these changes mean for employers in 2019. Also learn how to effectively use the WCIRB X-Mod Estimator.
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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.