PROGRAMS & COURSES

CPWC – 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.

KEY TAKE AWAYS

  • Gain the practical skills needed to perform the roles of an indemnity workers’ compensation adjuster, a medical only adjuster or a medical bill review adjuster for the state of California.
  • From emerging adjusters with little experience, to professionals who could benefit from refresher training, this course adapts to a variety of training and development needs.
  • The CPWC offers supplemental content to the California Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration (WCCA) certificate and California Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional (WCCP) designation offered by The Institutes and taught by IEA.
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REQUIRED TEXT BOOKS

The following are required for each of the 24 modules. Click on the titles to purchase each book.

    1. California Workers’ Compensation Handbook, Stanford Herlick – 2017 Edition
    2. Workers’ Compensation Laws of California – Thirty-Sixth Edition

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CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

This 24-part program provides the requisite 120 classroom hours for the California Department of Insurance certification for workers’ compensation adjusters. The curriculum is based on the 25 topics required in section 2592 of the California Code of Regulations.

CPWC TRACK OPTIONS

 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT 

Six hours of continuing education in workers’ compensation or disability management are required each year. Click here for IEA Workers’ Compensation workshops that qualify for  CPWC continuing education . If your credit hours were earned using a provider other than IEA, and you would like to have them applied to your designation, please download CE reporting form here and submit to IEA along with the relevant amount due.

BUNDLE DISCOUNTS

Pre-Purchase any of the below bundles and you will receive codes that will allow you to enroll in the individual modules at a future date.

CPWC BUNDLE PURCHASE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

CPWC MODULES

CPWC1

WC ORIGINS

&

OVERVIEW

CPWC2

COVERAGE

& CLAIMS

 ADMIN OPTIONS

CPWC3

CLAIM

INITIATION

& SET UP

CPWC4

WC INJURIES &

EXCLUSIVE

REMEDY

CPWC5

CLAIM

COMPENSABILITY

 PART 1

CPWC6

CLAIM

COMPENSABILITY

 PART 2

CPWC7

OVERVIEW

OF WC

BENEFITS

CPWC8

MEDICAL

TERMINOLOGY

& EXAMINATIONS

CPWC9

MEDICAL

TREATMENT

ISSUES & UR

CPWC10

MEDICAL

DISPUTES

& PROCESS

CPWC11

FEE

SCHEDULES &

BILLING CODES

CPWC12

DEFENSE

& RESOLUTION

OF LIENS

CPWC13

ETHICAL

ISSUES

__

CPWC14

DWC

ORGANIZATION

& CLAIM AUDITS

CPWC15

WC

FRAUD

__

CPWC16

WCAB

JURISDICTION

& AUTHORITY

CPWC17

EARNING

CAPACITY

CPWC18

TEMPORARY

DISABILITY

CPWC19

PERMANENT

DISABILITY

CPWC20

PD

APPORTIONMENT

CPWC21

RETURN

TO WORK

__

__

CPWC22

DEATH &

DEPENDENCY

BENEFITS

__

CPWC23

DISCOVERY

 & CLAIM

EVALUATION

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CPWC24

CLAIM

RESOLUTION

SUBROGATION/

CONTRIBUTION