Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes


Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes Get a head start on your 2019 professional development!  IEA Spring 2019 schedule of classes is now available.  Choose from a wide range of programs in: Workers’ Compensation Disability Management Risk Management Fraud Identification New and exciting training opportunities this Spring: Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Comp (CPWC) New tracks available for HR, Investigators, Vendors and more Workers’ Compensation 101 Foundation skills for adjustersnow available in on-demand format New Workers’ Compensation Laws, 2019 Statewide in-class seminars Essentials in Business Writing (coming soon) Hone your business writing skills with this on-demand program Download a Schedule Download a schedule for your desk, your lunchroom/conference room wall, and share with your colleagues.... READ MORE >

New Workers’ Compensation Laws for 2019


Twelve new workers’ compensation laws come into effect in January 2019. Know what they are and how they will affect you. Join IEA and Professor David Chetcuti for our popular annual workshop detailing the new laws as well as a number of critical topics you need to know about. Learn about:
  • The 12 new laws coming into effect
  • Changes in benefit rates
  • Laws enacted years ago that take effect in 2019
  • Great Bonus Topics Too:
  • Counting to 5 days in UR: Analyzing a little known WCAB decision that has a devastating impact on employers
  • Supplemental job displacement vouchers: Exposing a cleverly hidden fraud
  • COLAs: What are they and how do you apply them?
  • The Initial Physical Aggressor defense: Different adjusters have a different understanding of this defense
  • An update of two federal laws that affect workers’ compensation
  • Suspending TD: What’s the procedure and how to do it properly
  • Offered Statewide in California San Francisco, January 22nd Rancho Cordova, January 24th Glendale, January 29th Cost Mesa, January... READ MORE >

    Training in Absence and Disability Management


    Can Your Organization Afford to Be Behind the Curve? Employee absence and disability management is a complex jigsaw for most organizations. Federal and state laws and programs can be convoluted. Companies face unpredictable circumstances – exposure to expensive lawsuits, audits for compliance that can cost fees and penalties. Can your organization afford to be behind the curve? Reduce replacement costs, productivity costs and compliance costs. The Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM) curriculum provides the knowledge and skills you need to manage the day-to-day challenges of health insurance, disability/absence management, and workers’ compensation. Armed with the best tools in the industry, you can expertly implement an effective and cost efficient integrated absence and disability management program for your organization. Hear what others say about CPDM. Courses Start This Week Enroll today.  Start with CPDM 1 – Essentials of Disability and Absence Management... READ MORE >

    New to Insurance? Start Your Professional Development Here


    New to property casualty insurance? Join IEA and expert faculty member, Robin Hodson, for a 10 week course on Property Liability and Insurance Principles Learn what insurance is, who provides it, and who regulates it.  Improve your understanding of general insurance principles and concepts by learning to read an insurance policy, identify loss exposures, and recognize common policy provisions. Class starts next Tuesday September 18th – November 13th, 2018 6:30pm-7:30pm PST Enroll Here... READ MORE >