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Loss of Earning Power Administration and Permanent Partial Disability [NEW DATE]

NOTE: Due to public health requirements and precautions related to COVID-19, this course will occur exclusively online as a live webcast, with a recording to be made available to attendees afterwards for further review.

One Day Course | 6.5 Hours (8:30am - 4:00pm)

June 4, 2020 
Cost: $225 Members, $375 Non-Members 

Level: Intermediate
Issues Covered: Medical, Compensation, Work Disability Prevention
Faculty Includes: Gennia Wellington-Cheatham, WWCP | Chris Fowler (contributor)

Credits Available/Pending: WWCP, 6.5 credits | Dept L&I, 6.5 credits | SHRM, 6.5 credits
Upon completion of all eight WWCP sessions (72-hours) and required coursework, participants will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate is required for application to take the new Self-insurance Claims Administrator Examination administered by the Department of Labor and Industries.

The sixth step in our Industrial Insurance University's comprehensive, goal-oriented workers' compensation curriculum, this full-day workshop builds on the principles of compensability covered in prior introductory and intermediate trainings and takes a deep dive into calculation of Loss of Earning Power benefits and Permanent Partial Disability Awards. Students are given sample scenarios with designated classroom time for independent and group study exercises.

Topics Include:
  • Calculating Gross Monthly Wage
  • Loss of Earning Power Compensation
  • Updating Wages for LEP Calculations
  • Calculating Loss of Earning Power Compensation
  • Reduction or Suspension of Benefits
  • Issuing Overpayments
  • Application of Social Security Offset
  • Managing Case Reserves
  • Permanent Partial Disability Awards
  • Specified vs. Unspecified
  • Categories of Impairment
  • PPD Award Limits
  • Calculating PPD Awards
  • Calculating PPD Payment Schedule
  • Preexisting Impairment
  • Additional PPD – Same Claim
  • Advances on PPD
  • Payment of PPD to Surviving Spouse or Dependents
  • Communication with workers and other system participants

Cancellation Information

A cancellation fee of $75 will be charged for cancellations received by May 28, 2020

No credit will be given for cancellations made after May 28, 2020.