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CompEssentials workers' compensation online training

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WCIRB Research Forum

Early Indicators of High-Risk Opioid Use and Potential Alternative Treatments
The WCIRB’s Julia Zhang, Ph.D., Director, Medical Analytics, and Dave Bellusci, Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary, hosted a webinar to share findings of the study and answer questions.
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    WCIRB Mod Talk

    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. 

    Effects of the New 2019 X-Mods
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    A new X-Mod formula was introduced in 2019. WCIRB experts Rod Libbe and Dave Bellusci will discuss how the new formula is working and the tools available to help understand how the changes can affect a policyholder's X-Mod.
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    How to Read a Ratesheet
    Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Learn how to navigate the experience rating form, where to find the footnotes and notations and how to interpret their meaning. 

    How to Access an X-Mod
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Whether you are an insurer, agent or broker, learn how to request access to experience rating worksheets, inspection reports, and Comprehensive Risk Summary (CRS) Reports for your policyholder clients. We will also preview the 2020 Experience Modification (X-Mod) Estimator. 

    Why Did the X-Mod Change?
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Explore the factors, values, and variables that can change from year-to-year, resulting in changes to an experience modification. 

    WCIRB Class Talk

    The WCIRB presents a series of webinars discussing proposed classification changes. View the list and register at the links below:

    What You Should Know About Property Management
    Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    We will unravel the rules of the various property management classifications and how they are applied. 

    How to Store It
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Learn the special industry rules surrounding store classifications and the approach to properly classify a store. Review the new inspection report and how to find the information to support the store assignment.  

    Keep Your Records Straight
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Explore the factors of when you can split payroll between classifications and the records that must be maintained.  We will also discuss the rules and records that must be maintained for use of the dual wage classifications. 

    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.

    The Effects and Tools of the 2019 X-Mods
    Thursday, May 23, 10:00 AM PT
    A new x-mod formula was introduced in 2019 that is much simpler than the previous formula and is intended to encourage the reporting of small “first aid” claims. WCIRB experts Rod Libbe and Dave Bellusci will discuss how the new formula is working and the tools available to help understand how the changes can affect a business’ x-mod. 
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    Who Qualifies for Clerical or Outside Sales in Work Comp?
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 10:00 - 10:30 AM PT
    Learn the rules for the clerical (Classification 8810) and outside sales (Classification 8742) classification codes.

    How to Read a Rate Sheet
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 10:00 - 10:30 AM PT
    Learn how to navigate the experience rating form (ratesheet), all the various components of an experience modification, and where to find and interpret the footnotes and notations.

    Construction Supervisory Levels in Work Comp
    Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 - 10:30 AM PT
    Learn the structure and proper classifications for the various levels of construction supervisory employees, and how Classifications 5606, 5610 and 9015 apply in construction.

    The Newest Classifications in Work Comp
    Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 10:00 - 10:30 AM PT
    We will discuss some of the new classifications that have been added to the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP).


    WCIRB Connect® Webinars

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