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Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Series and Exam

Online Course: ID# 1002323
Price: $249.00
About This Course:
This course provides a comprehensive overview of Oklahoma's Workers' Compensation laws including what constitutes a compensable injury, liability defenses, deadlines, the different types of income benefits, and the process for the life of a claim.

It covers the hot topics affecting the provision of medical benefits as well as other types of benefits in Oklahoma workers' compensation claims, including recent defenses and case law regarding permanency and disfigurement.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Insurance System Overview

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

  • Introduction to Oklahoma Workers' Compensation

    This module covers the basic but unique definitions applicable to Oklahoma workers' compensation claims. You will first become familiar with the definitions which constitute a compensable injury in Oklahoma with regard to both specific traumatic injuries as well as occupational injuries, as well as statutory and other defenses to liability. Plus, you will be apprized of the various reporting and dispute deadlines and how cases are affected if they are not met.

  • Specific Definitions for Compensable Injuries and the Requirements of a Compensable Injury in Oklahoma

    This module covers the definition of compensable injuries, arising out of, occupational diseases and the last injurious exposure rule. Also included is current case law updates regarding specific definitions and how the courts are applying them. Discussions include the difference between the date of awareness and the date of injury for repetitive injuries, the coming and going rule, as well as the "in the course of" aspect of a compensable claim. Statutory defenses and rules of evidence are also discussed.

  • Types of Disability and How to Calculate the Value of a Claim

    This module covers the different types of benefits an injured worker is entitled to including total disability, permanent disability, functional impairment and temporary partial disability benefits. It breaks down the compensable body parts and the maximum weeks for which an individual can receive benefits. Disfigurement is covered in depth with updated case law, as well as a discussion on amputations and soft tissue injuries. You will also learn how to calculate the value of a permanent partial disability award and you discuss special considerations for injuries such as hernias and vision loss. Medical fee disputes and medical charges are discussed along with the forms required for objections to the fees paid.

  • Exam

    An exam is included in the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Series. It consists of 50 questions with a 90 minute time period. You must first take the Oklahoma 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 3 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

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.
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.
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
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.
Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Series and Exam
Price: $249.00
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