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Virginia Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents

Workers' Compensation Training For Insurance Agents In Virginia

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 Virginia? 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 Virginia?

Virginia law requires that an employer who regularly employs three or more part- or full-time employees provide workers' compensation. Further, if a business hires subcontractors to perform the same trade, business, or occupation, or to fulfill a contract, the subcontractor's employees are included when determining the total number of employees for coverage requirements.

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

At a base level, insurance agents should be able to explain to their clients how workers compensation in Virginia works, understand their clients' past and potential claims, then be able to get quotes for coverage. Virginia Insurance Agents also should understand:
  • Virginia's workers comp rules and requirements
  • Responsibilities of the administrator in handling the workers comp claim
  • How to deal with accommodation requests
  • Medical management of the claim, including selection of the medical providers
  • Best practices for workers comp claim handling
  • Rules and options for return-to-work
  • Intracacies of how to fight fraudulent claims

Virginia 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 Virginia Workers Comp Specialist Designation

Why Get A Workers Comp Specialist Designation?

A Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia Workers Comp Specialist Designation, go to www.ABTrainingCenter.com/showbudetails.aspx?tcid=1000250

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What Does A Virginia Workers Compensation Specialist Do?

A Virginia 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 Virginia Workers Compensation Regulations

Virginia law requires that an employer who regularly employs three or more part- or full-time employees provide workers' compensation. Further, if a business hires subcontractors to perform the same trade, business, or occupation, or to fulfill a contract, the subcontractor’s employees are included when determining the total number of employees for coverage requirements. For specific information on Virginia workers comp - aka Virginia workmans comp - contact:

Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
333 E. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23219
877-664-2566
http://www.vwc.state.va.us/forms/certificate-workers-compensation-insurance-form-61a















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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