Establishing Injury & Affirmative Defenses - IEA Training

Stay current on your favorite topics

WCCA11

Establishing Injury & Affirmative Defenses in Workers' Comp

Overview

Gain the  practical knowledge and skills you need to confidently implement best practices in your work, optimizing customer service. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of injury definitions, compensability conditions, and the impact of the 90-day rule. Additionally, you will learn to identify situations that may qualify as statutory defenses and effectively manage complex claims involving psychiatric and compensable consequence injuries.

  • What you'll learn
  • Who Should Attend
  • Tools & Course Materials
  • Credit Hours

Establishing Injury & Affirmative Defenses

  • 8 weeks
  • 1 hour lessons
  • Online dashboard for quizzes
  • Instructor-led $429 Regular

    Payment plans available

    June 12, 2024 -
    August 07, 2024
    Wednesdays from 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm (Pacific Time) $479 Late Price June 1st No class June 19th Juneteenth Instructor Bill Gray
  • TRUSTED TEACHERS
    TRUSTED TEACHERS

    Learn with renowned
    industry professionals

  • LIVE WEBINARS
    LIVE WEBINARS

    Weekly One-Hour Lessons

  • EARN CREDITS
    EARN CREDITS

    Earn Credit for CA Adjuster requirement

Meet Your Instructor

  • Bill Gray

    Bill Gray

    Workeres' Compensation Claims Examiner, County of Sacramento

    Over his 17-year career in the workers’ compensation claim industry Bill Gray has grown his experience through working at the defense law firm Gray & Prouty, The Hartford insurance company, two third party administrators Sedgwick and Gallagher Bassett, and a public entity the County of Sacramento. He is a workers’ compensation claims examiner handling claims for the County of Sacramento who is a self-insured and self-administered employer. He works with defense attorneys to either settle claims or take them to trial to resolve disputed issues and helps injured employees return to work when possible. In addition, Bill gives presentations to employees promoted to be supervisors on the benefits of accepted claims and what forms need to be filled out when reporting new claims. Using his wealth of experience Bill has been requested to train new claims adjusters as a part of a training program. He enjoys educating others and passing his knowledge along to help those involved understand the workers’ compensation claim process.

FAQs

  • Is WCCA™ required for California adjuster compliance?

    The WCCA™ instructor-led classes offered by IEA provides credit hours toward California adjuster compliance, however if your goal is to acquire the 120-hour mandated requirement, our Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation (CWPC) is ideally streamlined for that purpose

  • Will I need to take an Exam when I finish the WCCA11 course?

    If you are taking WCCA11 as part of the Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration (WCCA™) series and plan to earn the certification, you must sign up for, and pass, the National Exam. You can purchase the exam from The Institutes.  IEA’s WCCA10 course prepares you to take the National exam by providing instructor-led training as well as quizzes and assignments to test your knowledge.

  • Do I need to pass the IEA course in order to qualify to take the National Exam?

    You do not need to pass the IEA class in order to register for the exam with The Institutes.  The IEA class is designed to help you prepare to take the exam and to provide an in-depth learning experience in California workers’ compensation. You’ll benefit from the expertise of professionals with extensive field experience .

  • Can I self study WCCA11?

    When you enroll in IEA’s WCCA™ classes, you’re not just accessing study materials; you’re gaining the expertise of a subject matter expert with extensive experience in the workers’ compensation field. This real-world knowledge will provide you with valuable insights and practical applications. Additionally, our course offers live weekly webinars, allowing you to engage in robust discussions with the instructor and participate in live Q&A sessions. This interactive format ensures a comprehensive understanding of the materials and the opportunity to clarify any doubts. By choosing IEA for your WCCA™ course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to excel in your national exam and succeed in your workers’ compensation career.

  • What is the relationship between IEA and The Institutes?

    The WCCA™ curriculum and its exams are owned and administered by The Institutes. IEA offers instructor-led training to help candidates get the most beneficial learning experience from the materials in the context of California workers’s compensation, and to be prepared to take and pass the National Examination administered by The Institutes.

  • Does IEA Offer Payment Plans?

    Yes, IEA can help you optimize your training dollars. Simply select the “Shop Pay” option during enrollment and select the plan that meets your needs.