CPWC16 – WCAB Jurisdiction and Authority


CPWC16  WCAB JURISDICTION AND AUTHORITY


CLAIMS PRACTITIONER IN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Workers’ Compensation Origins and Overview

CPWC (Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation) is a 24 unit 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 16 – WCAB Jurisdiction and Authority

In this 16th module, we will look at the circumstances of injury under which the WCAB has jurisdiction, including out-of-state employees and out-of-state injuries. We will also look at the structure of the WCAB including the WCAB commissioners and the local Workers Compensation Appeals Board. The information presented will be foundational for the information presented in module 23, discovery and claim evaluation and module 24, Claim Resolution.

Lecture Topics Covered

  1. Jurisdiction
  2. Out of State Employees
  3. Out of State Injuries
  4. WCAB Structure
  5. WCJ Responsibilities and Limits
  6. ***

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

Difference between 3 & 5 hour versions:

  • The Indemnity Track requires the 5 hour version to meet the requirement of 120 hours.
  • The 5 hour version includes Case Studies and homework
  • All other tracks only require the 3 hour version

ONLINE – ON DEMAND WEBINAR

Instructor

Robert Cornelow

Course Type

On Demand Course

Dates & Times

Self-Paced On Demand

3 Hours

Location

Online – On Demand

SE00: CPWC16  OD  3HR

Price

$99.00

Paying by check? Hit “Enroll”,
then “Check”, then for payment
method select “Pay by check”

Instructor

Robert Cornelow

Course Type

On Demand Course

Dates & Times

Self-Paced On Demand

5 Hours

Location

Online – On Demand

SE00: CPWC16  OD  5HR IND TRACK

Price

$99.00

Paying by check? Hit “Enroll”,
then “Check”, then for payment
method select “Pay by check”