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CompEssentials workers' compensation online training

Enroll in the WCIRB's workers' compensation online training program:

 - Classification Basics

 - Experience Rating Fundamentals

 - Ownership and Experience Rating

 - About the System 

WCIRB Research Forum
WCIRB Mod Talk
WCIRB Class Talk
IIABCal/WCIRB Webinars
WCIRB Connect Webinars

 

 

 

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WCIRB Research Forum

2020 Physical Medicine Treatments and Their Impact on Opioid Use and Lost Time in California Workers’ Compensation
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 AM PT
While opioid use continues to decline in the California workers’ comp system, the share of medical payments for physical medicine continues to rise. Join us to learn more about this and how physical medicine treatment affects opioid use and lost time from work. You will also learn about the overall patterns and trends in utilization and cost of physical medicine treatment in the California workers’ comp system.
 
New Payroll Limited Classifications
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
We will discuss the new classifications in 2020 that have payroll limitations, the reason for these changes, the reporting requirements and the pure premium rate adjustments for these classifications.
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2019-2020 USRP Updates
Presented January 21 and 23, 2020 
We review the California Workers' Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP) changes for 2019 and 2020.
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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 California Workers’ Compensation Experiencing Rating Plan—1995 (ERP). Each 30-minute webinar consists of a brief presentation and status updates, followed by a question and answer session. 

    Reading a Ratesheet
    Thursday, March 19, 2020, 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.
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    How to Treat Exception Claims in Calculating the X-Mod
    Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Learn how to treat exception claims in the calculation of an X-Mod. Grow your understanding of why it is important to include them.
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    The Variables in Calculating an X-Mod
    Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Learn about some of the major factors that go into the calculation of an X-Mod. We will also go over the changes to the 2021 Experience Modification Estimator.
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    Why Would an X-Mod Be Revised?
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    What are some of the situations when an X-Mod is revised, and how do you go about getting an X-Mod revised?
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    WCIRB Class Talk

    WCIRB Class Talk webinars give insurers, agents, brokers and other industry professionals the opportunity to learn more about California’s workers’ compensation classification system and relevant information within the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Rating Plan—1995 (USRP). Each 30-minute webinar consists of a presentation and updates on the classification system, followed by a question-and-answer session.

    Keeping Things Clean
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Review the rules and applications of the classifications for janitorial, residential and commercial cleaning.
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    Weeding Out the Classifications in the Cannabis Industry
    Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 10:00 – 10:30 AM PT
    Learn all the potentials classifications that may apply in the cannabis industry.
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    IIABCal/WCIRB Webinars

    The WCIRB and the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California (IIABCal) have collaborated to provide an educational webinar series specifically for California agents and brokers. Each webinar provides a concise overview of an essential workers’ compensation insurance topic and the opportunity for agents and brokers to get answers to their questions in a live session. 

    2020 USRP Manual Changes
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT
    The WCIRB will discuss the changes to the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP) for 2020, including the new payroll limited classifications and the findings and recommendations on classification studies around hardware stores, the aircraft industry, the hospitality industry and more. 
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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.