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Kentucky Workers' Compensation Series and Exam

Online Course: ID# 1002315
Price: $249.00
About This Course:
This course provides a broad overview of Kentucky law regarding workers' compensation.

It covers the fundamentals of Kentucky law and goes on to discuss specific defenses, what to do when a hearing is requested, and how to calculate permanent partial disability. Specific defenses will be covered as well as Kentucky forms that must be filed with the Kentucky Office of Workers' Claims.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Kentucky Workers' Compensation Insurance System Overview

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

  • Introduction to Kentucky Workers' Compensation Compensability and Liability Issues

    This module covers the Kentucky Office of Workers' Claims and describes its role in the processing of claims. It also covers notice, jurisdiction, average weekly wage, temporary total disability, and begins to cover forms. We then give a background regarding permanent partial disability, waiting periods, and gatekeeper medical providers.

  • Common Defenses, Unfair Claims Settlement Practices, Medical Expenses

    Module 2 covers unfair claims settlement practices, the employer and insurer's duties regarding reporting the claim to the state and discusses what to do when a new claim is reported. This begins to cover litigating claims and defenses to claims as well. The employers' duties regarding medical expenses are also covered along with filing responsive pleadings.

  • Common Defenses, Litigated Claims, and Settlement

    This continues our discussion of common defenses and further discusses how to handle litigated claims. This Module also discusses proof deadlines, evidentiary standards

  • Exam

    An exam is included in the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Series. It consists of 50 questions with a 90 minute time period. You must first take the Kentucky 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

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.
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.
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.
Prompt reporting, quick action, managing care, and a return-to-work planning.
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.
Kentucky Workers' Compensation Series and Exam
Price: $249.00
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