How to Effectively Appeal a Workers Compensation Claim (WCB)

How to Effectively Appeal a Workers Compensation Claim (WCB)

We’ve designed this course to do more than tell you what to do. Through our videos and modules, we walk you through the WCB appeals process. It doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned professional or new to WCB and Workers Comp appeals. This course will help you become more effective in your appeals.

If you currently are going through an appeal, or thinking of going forward with one, it’s encouraged you use this course as a guide.

We’ve designed this so that you will be able to:

  1. Make quick decisions on the actions required or to be avoided
  2. Gather the critical information you need to create an influential appeal
  3. Understand what WCB looks for when making decisions
  4. How to take the information gathered and put together a persuasive argument to influence WCB
  5. The 6 elements that create the structure of your appeal and how to use them

This course is designed whether you choose to initiate or defend you and your organization in WCB appeals.

As most WCB’s require you to appeal in writing, we give you our custom template that you can use to appeal any WCB claim. We walk you through each part of the letter so that you can simply place the information you gathered exactly where it needs to be to get the results you want.

How to Effectively Appeal a Workers Compensation Claim (WCB) Course Topics

The topics covered in this course:

  • The mindset you want to successfully appeal a WCB claim
  • The Formula WCB uses to accept and deny WCB claims
  • The 6 elements of an effective appeal
  • How to gather information and ask questions
  • Identifying exactly what you want as an outcome
  • What is evidence and how to use it properly
  • Requesting a copy of the WCB claim file
  • How to write a letter that will persuade WCB to see things your way
  • You will understand the different definitions of a “successful outcome.”

Your Outcome

When it comes to WCB appeals and decisions nobody can guarantee the outcome. There are too many variables. All they can do is offer you information that will improve your chances of getting the outcome you want. This course will show you how to improve you chances for success and if WCB makes a decision that isn’t the outcome you were looking for, how to use that information to succeed in the future.

This is the exact same system we have used with our clients for the last 10 years and now we are bringing it to you.

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Instructor Bio
Anthony Butkovic is President of a company that specializes in training professionals from all backgrounds and occupations in managing and appealing WCB claims. Over the past 10 years his firm has saved employers millions in WCB premiums and assisted in securing hundreds of millions more in successful construction bids.

As a former professional football coach, he brings an easy to understand and practical approach to WCB claims management and appeals.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 120 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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