Online Training for Workers Compensation Professionals
Workers compensation professionals are medical and wage insurance experts that help in the reimbursement of employees in case of work-related accidents, injuries or medical conditions. These professionals either work as independent contractors or agents of insurance companies to determine the extent of liability or insurance owed to the claimant.
Insurance is a healthy, booming industry and workers’ compensation experts earn a very high income. The average salary for workers’ compensation administrators is $68,000 and the range of salary usually falls between $57,000 and $77,000.
Workers’ Compensation Training
Many of our workers compensation training is available to professionals looking to earn continuing education credits and are also great for those looking for compliance knowledge to help stay ahead of the rules and regulations. Many of the workers compensation courses are available through live webinar or ondemand webinar. Ondemand webinars give you access to a course that can be stopped and started and you can learn at the pace you choose in the location convenient to you.
In order to be successful in workers compensation, professionals must have a set of skills and experiences that are relevant to the industry. The required knowledge and skills include the following.
- The ability to gather evidence related to medical records
- Taking deposition from claimants, physicians and medical experts
- The ability to carry out legal research
- Staying up to date with changes in legislation
- Carrying out discovery that involves exchange of information between various parties to a claim
- Drafting pleadings in court, submitting motions, evidence, finding of facts and other legal documents
- Presenting and litigating a claim case before a workers’ compensation judge
Workers Compensation Professionals Duties
Workers’ Compensation professionals work in two capacities. Independent contractors usually work on behalf of the injured worker who is making an insurance claim. Their job is to try and get the compensation from the insurance company and prove liability in court.
Workers’ compensation agents are also employed by insurance companies to work on their behalf and investigate the legality of the claim to mitigate defendant’s liability.
In order to successfully argue their case, compensation professionals must have strong litigation and trial experience. They should be good at negotiation and persuasion. A workers’ compensation professional must be able to work independently as well as a part of a team.
Workers’ Compensation Training Online
A workers’ compensation training programs are well designed and provide complete education on handling insurance claims to different professionals working in the industry. This is why we designed our course to help attorneys, claims adjusters, therapists, medical and health professionals, agents and union representatives alike.
Workers comp ondemand courses will help insurance contractors working independently as well as agents working with insurance companies. Our online ondemand training courses are built on an easy to use interface that gives you access to the course online at any time.
Courses includes the following:
- One year access to a dedicated educational website that contains a wealth of information on workers’ compensation.
- Certificate of completion in online training for workers’ compensation professionals.
- A low cost solution for acquiring online training on workers’ compensation.
You can register for our courses online in a very easy sign up process. Choose from a variety of workers compensation titles that help you stay compliant. If you need more than one course, go with the All-Access Pass. The Lorman annual All-Access Pass is a great way to get more content for one low price. The annual pass gives you unlimited access for 12 months to our entire catalog that includes more than just workers compensation courses. Start today by clicking plans and pricing above.