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Florida Workers' Compensation Training

Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents In Florida

Improve Your Workers' Compensation Skills: Learn About Florida Workers Compensation Law

Are you currently working as a Workers' Compensation professional? Do you need to know more about the Workers' Compensation state laws and statutes in Florida? Or would you like to pursue a professional designation and earn the Workers' Compensation Specialist (WCS) designation?

What Are The Workers Compensation Insurance Requirements In Florida? What Role Does An Insurance Agent Play In Florida Workers Compensation?

Florida law requires workers' compensation insurance for employers with four or more full- or part-time employees, unless the company is a construction businesses, which is required to carry workers' compensation insurance for every employee, including contractors.

To bet service their clients, insurance agents should be knowledgeable on Florida workers compensation law, be able to explain how workers compensation in Florida works, understand their clients' past and potential claims, then be able to get quotes for coverage. Florida Insurance Agents also should understand:
  • Florida's workers comp rules and requirements
  • How to deal with accommodation requests
  • Selection of the medical providers
  • Management of the claim
  • Rules and options for return-to-work
  • How to identify and fight fraudulent claims
Other responsibilities of insurance agents selling workers' compensation insurance include suggesting best practices for claims handling and administration, as well as working with various insurers to keep premiums low.

What Does A Florida Workers Compensation Specialist Do?

A Florida worker's compensation specialist or workers comp manager is responsible for:
  • Developing, maintaining, and managing the organization's workers' comp program
  • Investigating and processing workers' compensation claims
  • Communicating with employees, managers, insurance carriers, medical providers, attorneys, and upper management re workers comp issues
  • Reporting workplace injuries and illnesses within a specified time period
  • Dealing with claim investigations, settlements, and litigation
  • The coordination the disbursement of benefits
  • Handling claim denials
  • Working within the various Workers Compensation laws, rules, and requirements for issues and requests such as accommodations, restrictions, and return-to-work
Yes, there is a lot of work - and regulations - in handling your organization's workers comp responsibilities. But don't worry, we have many workers comp training courses that can help!

Florida Workers' Compensation Training Courses

Workers Comp Training Seminars And Webinars

Listed below are some of our best-selling Workers Comp seminars and webinars. You attend seminars in-person at a specific date, time, and venue. Webinars are available in live, CD, and OnDemand formats.Workers' Comp 101: The Whats, Whens, And WhysOnline Workers Comp Training Courses

The following are online courses you can take anywhere with Internet access:How Workers' Compensation Works

Earn A Florida Workers Comp Specialist Designation

Why Get A Workers Comp Specialist Designation?

A Florida workers' compensation specialist designation helps ensure that you and your organization follow federal and state guidelines for job safety, disability law, and claims management that could affect the rights of employees or employers.

It is a valuable credential that verifies an individual's specified level of knowledge, skills, and abilities regarding the handling of workers compensation claims and administration. The certification not only demonstrates that you know the laws and regulations, but that you understand how to apply the concepts taught in the workplace.

Not only does it help you to do your job better, but a certification is valuable for your job growth. A Florida Workers Comp Specialist Certification provides:
  • Added credibilityHow Workers' Compensation Works
  • Better job mobility
  • A stronger resume
  • Prestige
  • Pay raises
  • Perception as 'more valuable' to your organization
For more details on the Florida Workers Comp Specialist Designation, go to www.ABTrainingCenter.com/showbudetails.aspx?tcid=1000229

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For More Info On Florida Workers Compensation Regulations

The workers' compensation system in Florida is a no-fault system designed to compensate injured workers for medical bills, lost wages, and permanent impairments resulting from their injuries.

Florida law requires workers' compensation insurance for employers with four or more full- or part-time employees, unless the company is a construction businesses, which is required to carry workers' compensation insurance for every employee, including contractors. For specific information on Florida workers comp law - aka Florida workmans comp law - contact:

Florida Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
(850) 413-1609
https://www.myfloridacfo.com/division/wc/




Disclaimer: This information provided is based on state laws and regulations, and is subject to change. While we make every effort to asure this information is current and accurate, it is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice, and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein.
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