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Iowa Workers' Compensation Series Training and Exam

Online Course: ID# 1002310
Price: $249.00
About This Course:
This online course covers the unique workers' compensation issues in Iowa so you get up-to-date information on the day to day issues workers' compensation professionals need to understand.

Learning Objectives

By taking this course, you will learn the ins and outs of how insurance companies operate in Iowa. The course is delivered via self-paced, online modules and an end-of-course exam, as described below.

  • Iowa Workers' Compensation Insurance System Overview

    This module covers the technical aspects of insurance in Iowa including how insurance underwriters determine the premium employers pay and what factors drive up the cost of a workers' compensation insurance policy.

  • Overview of the Iowa Workers' Compensation Legal System

    This module covers a general overview of the most common issues in Iowa workers' compensation law. It is an introduction of the basic concepts including the concepts of arising out of and in the course of employment, the employer/employee relationship, and benefits under Iowa law.

  • Advanced Issues in Iowa Workers' Compensation - Part I

    This module covers in greater detail many of the general concepts in the first module. It explores the employer/employee relationship and all the statutory and common law exemptions from the employment relationship and workers' compensation coverage. There is a discussion of injuries under the act, and benefits payable for both scheduled and unscheduled injuries. Other issues presented deal with the statute of limitations for claims, notice to be given by an injured worker, and the necessary forms and filings for claims.

  • Advanced Issues in Iowa Workers' Compensation - Part II

    This module also deals with the concepts of arising out of and in the course of employment as well as the statutory defenses under the act, and the defenses based on case law interpreting these concepts. There will also be a discussion of more complex injuries such as heart attacks, mental claims, and aggravations of conditions. The litigation process will also be examined along with the options for settlement of Iowa claims, and the issues related to review reopening proceedings in Iowa.

  • Exam

    An exam is included in the Iowa Workers' Compensation Series. It consists of 50 questions with a 90 minute time period. You must first take the Iowa Workers' Compensation Series training modules before taking this exam. You will have one attempt to pass this exam with a passing score of 70% or higher. (Additional exams are $50.)

You will receive three months of unlimited access to this package. Upon placing your order, you will receive an email with instructions to access your online training. You may begin immediately!

Note: This course may be taken independently for professional development or in conjunction with other courses to earn the Workers Compensation Specialist (WCS) designation. Click on the hyperlinked item for a full description of the designation.

Top FAQs

Prompt reporting, quick action, managing care, and a return-to-work planning.
Develop, maintain, and manage the organization's workers' comp program, including communicating with employees, managers, insurance carriers, medical providers, attorneys, and upper management, handling claims, the reporting requirements, medical-related issues, and fraud investigations.
oss costs, loss cost multipliers, rates, experience modification factors, schedule credits, premium discounts, expense constant. Unravel the mystery and learn why some employers pay much more than others for the same coverage.
What you need to track, when you need to track it, and why
Workers Comp is an insurance that provides certain wage and other benefits to people who are injured or become ill at work. Coverage and benefits are mandated by each individual state and can vary according to the state in question.
Insurance Agents also should understand his or her applicable state's workers' comp rules and requirements, responsibilities of the organization, proper procedures for claims handling and return-to-work, and how to investigate claims of fraud.
Iowa Workers' Compensation Series Training and Exam
Price: $249.00
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