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Workers' Compensation Code Misclassifications: How to Avoid Overpayments

Understand the process of coding and its application to various states and their guidelines.

Workers' compensation is a detail-driven area with many pitfalls. One of those pitfalls is the nuance of the classification of employees for premium purposes. This course will help those responsible understand the process of coding and its application to various states and their guidelines. This material will address money and time-saving efforts that can help reduce premium costs, handle claims problems, and avoid significant overpayments. This course is geared toward employers, claims handlers, government workers, and even medical field workers.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to identify code misclassifications, and the results of them.
  • You will be able to identify when an overpayment can occur, including the affects.
  • You will be able to recognize common coding mistakes.
  • You will be able to recognize characteristics that will allow you to save money and provide predictability.

61 minutes
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Agenda

Workers' Compensation and Its Importance

  • Overview
  • Premiums and Requirements

Classification Systems

  • The Workers' Compensation Classification System
    • Developed to Provide a Methodology
    • Grouping Similar Employers With Common Job Exposures
  • How Are Employees Classified?
  • Governing Classification

Overpayments

  • Examples
  • Avoidance
    • Saving Time
    • Saving Money

Ancillary Workers' Compensation and Medical Issues

  • More Coding
    • Coding and Importance/Relation to Medical Treatment and Payment
    • StateByState/Uniformity

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This course was last revised on December 22, 2021.

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  • HR Certification Institute 1.0
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.0
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.0 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
     
  • CPE/NASBA - QAS Self Study 1.5 including Personnel/HR 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a QAS Self Study sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.5 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Personnel/HR for 1.5 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: QAS Self Study. Please refer to the information in this advertisement for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.
     

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  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
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  • NJ CLE 1.2
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

James B. Fairbanks, Esq.

James B. Fairbanks, Esq.

Treece Alfrey Musat P.C.

  • Shareholder with Treece Alfrey Musat P.C. and head of the workers’ compensation and employment defense department
  • Practice emphasizes workers’ compensation defense, professional malpractice defense, subrogation, and general liability and employment defense
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops and has been a regular presenter for Lorman
  • J.D. degree, University of Colorado School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 303-731-9539 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 396517
Published 2021
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