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Illinois Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents

Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents In Illinois

Improve Your Workers' Compensation Skills: Learn About Illinois 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 Illinois? 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 Illinois? What Role Does An Insurance Agent Play In Illinois Workers Compensation?

Illinois law requires employers with one or more full- or part-time employees to provide workers' compensation insurance, though sole proprietors, business partners, corporate officers, and members of limited liability companies may exempt themselves.

To best service their clients, insurance agents should be knowledgeable on Illinois workers compensation law, be able to explain to their clients how workers compensation in Illinois works, understand their clients' past and potential claims, then be able to get quotes for coverage. Illinois Insurance Agents also should understand:
  • Illinois' workers comp rules and requirements
  • Responsibilities of the administrator in handling the workers comp claim
  • How to deal with accommodation requests
  • Selection of the medical providers
  • Medical management of the claim
  • Proper account handling procedures
  • Best practices for workers comp claim handling
  • Rules and options for return-to-work
  • Intracacies of how to fight fraudulent claims

Illinois 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 Illinois Workers Comp Specialist Designation

Why Get A Workers Comp Specialist Designation?

A Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois Workers Comp Specialist Designation, go to

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What Does A Illinois Workers Compensation Specialist Do?

A Illinois 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!

For More Info On Illinois Workers Compensation Regulations

Illinois law requires employers with one or more full- or part-time employees to provide workers' compensation insurance, though sole proprietors, business partners, corporate officers, and members of limited liability companies may exempt themselves. For specific information on Illinois workers comp law - aka Illinois workmans comp law - contact:

Department Of Insurance
100 W Randolph St Suite 8-200
Chicago, IL 60601

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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