IEA Launches Fall Schedule of Courses

Fall Courses Now Enrolling After a brief hiatus, we’re back!  IEA Fall Courses are now open for enrollment! We’re ready to welcome you back to your course and to your professional development goals. Jump aboard 24/7 for any of our on-demand options or check out our certificate and designation courses starting Fall 2020. Take 5% on Us Take 5% off the cost of your professional development training program when you sign up by August 16th.  Just use promo code IEABlog at the online checkout. It’s our way to say thank-you for staying the course with us! (Applies to semester long programs only. Cannot be combined with any other coupons). Online and On-Demand Options What’s best for you?  Our online and on-demand options offer a choice of live webinars with instructor interaction or self-paced on-demand training that suits the scheduled best for you. Course offerings include: Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims New Adjuster Training (CPWC 120 Hours) Workers’ Compensation... READ MORE >

Workers’ Compensation – Changes and Challenges in the Era of Covid-19

Changes and Challenges Affecting the Workers’ Compensation Landscape Covid-19 continues to present workers’ compensation payers and providers with changes and challenges the effects of which may linger well into 2021. To help the major players share information and advance efforts to manage a rapidly evolving situation, Health Strategy Associates, LLC, recently conducted a survey of 35 respondents comprising workers’ compensation payers and service providers. Key Findings
  • Payers expect total claims to decrease by 20% for the entire year.
  • Payers accepted fewer covid related claims than non-covid (lack of testing and asymptomatic presentation were factors)
  • Covid related claims were generally not expensive
  • The Biggest Worry is Premium Reductions Overwhelmingly, the biggest concern going forward is premium reduction. As businesses remain closed for longer periods, staff are furloughed or laid off and fewer people are covered by workers’ compensation benefits.  For payers this means inevitable... READ MORE >

    IEA Resumes Service

    Dear Friend, In the more than one-hundred years that IEA has served the insurance and risk management industries, it has proudly stood at the vanguard of many changes. Today I want to tell you about a new development involving changes to IEA as an organization. In June 2020, many of the assets and programs of IEA, including its name, website, and course materials were sold. As the new managing director, I am happy to share the great news that most of your valued programs and services remain the same and will be delivered by many of the same team members and instructors. You’ll be able to continue on your learning path, access your records in the learning management system, and browse for new products at Enrollment for CPWC and SIP will continue seamlessly and live webinars for WCCA, WCCP, and CPDM will be scheduled for fall 2020. IEA’s reputation as the foremost provider of leading-edge training has rested on its unwavering dedication to curricula that is rigorous in its content, flexible in its delivery,... READ MORE >

    Workers’ Comp Classes Start Next Week–Enroll Today!

    Workers’ Compensation Classes  Start Next Week! Enroll now in IEA’s Fall 2018 workers’ compensation classes!  Choose courses in the WCCA and WCCP live webinar series starting next week,  or jump aboard anytime on the Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Comp program offered online and on-demand.  Learn from industry experts, earn prestigious professional credentials, AND earn hours for California pre and post certification. Just getting started?  Take a two-day whirlwind tour through the world of workers’ compensation.  Join IEA for a  comprehensive workshop offered in Pasadena and in Oakland December 6th and 7th.  Learn more and enroll here. Prefer an online option?  Check out our Introduction to Workers’ Compensation online option here. Whatever your goals, IEA has the right course for your needs.  Enroll today and let’s get started.... READ MORE >