Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims


Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims Launch your professional path in workers’ compensation today. Sign up for IEA’s Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims class and delve deep into the principles and theories of California workers’ compensation. Great starter program for those interested in a career in claims adjusting or planning to progress to further studies such as the WCCA or WCCP or CPWC programs.  This program is suitable for anyone who’s professional role intersects with the world of workers’ compensation.  Learn the language, know the laws, get up to speed on the history.  Enroll today! Major Topics: The History of California Workers’ Compensation Benefits provided Workers’ Compensation claims terminology Concepts of AOE/COE, medical treatment, temporary and permanent disability, and the litigation process. Webinar, Classroom, or On-Demand This class is offered in online instructor led webinar format, starting... READ MORE >

New Workers’ Compensation Laws for 2019


Twelve new workers’ compensation laws came into effect January 1st. 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
  • Temporary Disability: Does MMI status make a difference when an injured employee loses time from work due to a medical appointment?
  • An update on two federal issues impacting workers compensation
  • Offered Statewide in California San Francisco, January 22nd Rancho Cordova,... READ MORE >

    Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes


    Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes IEA Spring 2019 schedule of classes is now available.  Choose from a wide range of certificate, designation, and CE 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 Use Your 5% Coupon! Early bird special is available on all semester long courses.  Save 5% when you enroll by Thursday, January 11th.  Use coupon code: SP19IEASM at the online checkout. Download a Schedule Download a schedule for your desk, your lunchroom/conference room wall, and share with your colleagues.... READ MORE >

    CPCU San Diego Chapter Sponsors Vets for Honor Flight


    CPCU San Diego Good Works Luncheon CPCU San Diego Chapter hosted an inspirational Good Works Luncheon this week at C3 Insurance. IEA’s V.P. Sales, Patty Carlson, attended and learned about the honor flight honoring the WWII veterans, and other veterans, with a trip to the memorials in Washington D.C. What an honor to meet these men and women of the greatest generation! Sponsorship for One Vet Thanks to C3 Insurance for hosting in their beautiful office. This generous donation by the CPCU chapter will sponsor one vet to be part of the honorflightsandiego... READ MORE >