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Minnesota Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents

Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents In Minnesota

Improve Your Workers' Compensation Skills

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

Which Minnesota Employers Are Required To Provide Workers Compensation Insurance?

Minnesota workers' compensation law states that all employers are required to purchase workers' compensation insurance or become self-insured. This is often referred to as "mandatory coverage".

Minnesota defines employers as those who hire others to perform services, and employees as people performing services for another, for hire, including minors and workers who are not citizens.

What Role Does An Insurance Agent Play In Minnesota Workers Compensation?

At a base level, insurance agents should be able to explain to their clients how workers compensation in Minnesota works, understand their clients' past and potential claims, then be able to get quotes for coverage.

Insurance Agents also should understand the:
  • Applicable state's workers comp rules and reqluirements
  • 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

Minnesota 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 Minnesota Workers Comp Specialist Designation

Why Get A Workers Comp Specialist Designation?

A Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota Workers Comp Specialist Designation, go to www.ABTrainingCenter.com/showbudetails.aspx?tcid=1000238

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What Does A Minnesota Workers Compensation Specialist Do?

A Minnesota 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 Minnesota Workers Compensation Regulations

TMinnesota workers' compensation law states that all employers are required to purchase workers' compensation insurance or become self-insured. For specific information on Minnesota workers comp - aka Minnesota workmans comp - contact:

Minnesota Workers Comp
443 Lafayette Road N.
St. Paul, MN 55155
Contact us at dli.license@state.mn.us or 800-342-5354.
https://www.dli.mn.gov/business/get-licenses-and-permits/work-comp-compliance









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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