CPWC3 – Workers’ Compensation Claim Initiation and Set up


CPWC3  WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM INITIATION AND SET UP


CLAIMS PRACTITIONER IN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

CPWC (Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation) is a 24 module certification program developed to meet the needs of emerging claims practitioners. This program offers comprehensive training in foundation principles required to become a certified California WC Claims Adjuster and provides the required 120 classroom hours. Presented at a practical desk level, this curriculum includes learning tools such as case studies and soft skills along with technical information.  Components of the CPWC will also help fulfill certification requirements for California WC Medical Review or Medical Only adjusters.

Module 3- Workers’ Compensation Claim Initiation and Set Up

In this third module, we will look at the initial claim documents as evidence in the preliminary phase of the claim investigation which will ultimately be used to determine if a claim will be compensable or payable under the Workers compensation statutes.  This module is a prerequisite to the following two modules and together provide the necessary skills to conduct a Workers Compensation claim investigation.

Lecture Topics Covered:

  1. Pre-injury notices; pre-designation notices
  2. Notice of injury to employer
  3. Claim set up
    1. DWC-1
    2. Employer 5020
    3. Employer Internal investigation
    4. DWC 5021- doctor’s first report
    5. Wage statement
  4. Claim Investigation
    1. Documentary evidence
    2. Informal witness statements
    3. Formal witness statements
    4. Evidence analysis
    5. Medical authorizations
    6. social media checks
  5. Fraud

Who should attend.

  • Indemnity Workers’ Compensation Claims Adjusters
  • Medical Bill Review Adjustors
  • Medical Only Claims Adjustors
  • TPA / Self Insured Claims Personnel
  • Agent/Broker Workers’ Compensation Claims Staff

ONLINE – WEBINAR

Instructors

Robert Cornelow

Course Type

Instructor Led Blended Course

Dates & Times

4/17/2017 – 4/19/2017
Mon & Wed, 3:00 – 4:30 pm PST

(2 Webinars  / 90 mins each)

Location

Online – Webinar

CPWC3  OL  Cornelow

Price

$159.00