Description

This course explains key concepts related to workers compensation and employers liability by discussing these topics: the history and development of the U.S. workers compensation system, workers compensation and employers liability policy contract, who needs workers compensation coverage, the workers compensation marketplace, what workers compensation covers, how much workers compensation pays and costs, customizing the workers compensation/employers liability policy—policy endorsements, the workers compensation metrics, proactive workers compensation risk and claims management, and the future of workers compensation.

Course Outline:

  • Module 1 - History and Development of U.S. Workers Compensation Systems
  • Module 1A - Workers Compensation Systems
  • Module 1B - Knowledge Application: Advantages of Workers Compensation Laws and the Effects of Potential Legislative Changes
  • Module 2 - Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Policy Contract
  • Module 2B - Knowledge Application: Additional Workers Compensation Coverages, State-Specific Application of Workers Compensation Policies, and Premium Calculation
  • Module 3 - Who Needs Workers Compensation Coverage?
  • Module 3A - Who Needs Workers Compensation? Special Employment Circumstances
  • Module 3B - Knowledge Application: Who Needs Workers Compensation Coverage
  • Module 4 - Workers Compensation Marketplace
  • Module 4A - “Where” Workers Compensation Coverage Applies
  • Module 4B - Knowledge Application: Market Conditions, Self-Insurance, and Extraterritoriality
  • Module 5 - What Workers Compensation Covers
  • Module 5A - What Employers Liability Covers
  • Module 5B - Knowledge Application: Course and Scope of Employment Requirements Under Workers Compensation Laws
  • Module 6 - How Much Does Workers Compensation Pay?
  • Module 6A - How Much Does Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Pay?
  • Module 6B - Knowledge Application: Benefits Calculation
  • Module 7 - How Much Does Workers Compensation Cost?
  • Module 7A - How Much Does Workers Compensation Cost—Other Factors
  • Module 7B - Knowledge Application: Demonstrating Workers Compensation Competencies
  • Module 8 - Customizing the Workers Compensation/Employers
  • Module 8A - Customizing the Workers Compensation/Employers Liability Policy—Federal Laws
  • Module 8B - Knowledge Application: Additional Workers Compensation Exposures
  • Module 9 - Workers Compensation Metrics—Macro View
  • Module 9A - Workers Compensation Metrics—Micro View
  • Module 9B - Knowledge Application—Workers Compensation Data Sources
  • Module 10 - Proactive Workers Compensation Risk Management
  • Module 10A - Workers Compensation Applied Loss Control
  • Module 10B - Knowledge Application: Workers Compensation Risk Management
  • Module 11 - Workers Compensation Claims Management
  • Module 11A - Applied Workers Compensation Claims Management
  • Module 12 - Workers Compensation’s Future

Credit info

Type Credits
Ethics Credits 0.00
General Credits 11.00