Massachusetts- Workers Comp. Made Simple!

Total Hrs / Order Price
1-5 $15.95
6-17 $24.95
18-24 $39.95
25-50 $49.95
51+ $49.95 + $2.00 per
additional hour over 50
In addition: A State filing fee of $0.50 per credit hour will be added to the total

Pricing based on total number of
hours in order.

Approved For:

  • Property and Casualty

Credit Hours
15

Course Type
Online

DOI Number
C03020

Publisher
FastrackCE, LLC

State
Massachusetts

State
State CE Requirements

CE Course Description

Workers’ compensation insurance is good for both employees and employers. It protects employees from loss of wages in case of on-the-job injury; and it can also protect employers from potentially debilitating lawsuits. Most states require companies to carry workers’ comp, and state laws dictate the details of policies. Agents who sell workers’ compensation insurance must understand workers’ compensation as a whole—as well as the laws affecting it in their state.

This course provides an in-depth overview of workers’ compensation insurance as a whole. You’ll learn the history of workers’ comp, how workers’ comp policies work, and how risk is calculated. You’ll also learn about compensation and claim procedures—and how claims are processed and judged.

This course is approved for continuing education in the subject of workers’ compensation insurance in your state. Topics covered include:

  • Intro to workers’ compensation.
  • Compensation and claim procedures.
  • The adjuster’s role.
  • Preparing for and managing claims.
  • Workers’ compensation policies.
  • Medical cost containment.
  • Understanding the language of medical reports.
  • Workers’ compensation and the human body.
  • Federal workers’ comp programs.
  • Workers’ compensation and state laws.

This course is available in convenient online format—making fulfilling your continuing education requirements quick and easy. Get access to course materials immediately after purchase, study when and where it works for you—and see your test results instantly. Order this course today and deepen your expertise in the area of workers’ compensation insurance.

Required CE Hours for Renewal in Massachusetts

  • All Licenses

    • All producers must complete 60 hours during the first 36 months licensed and 45 hours every 36 months thereafter.
    • Public Adjusters must complete 15 hours every 36 months. (Public Adjusters may complete any course approved under the Property/Casualty license type)

Special Training/Education Requirements (LTC, Flood, Ethics, others)

  • Long Term Care -LTC

    • Agents wishing to sell Long Term Care are required to take a one time only 8 hour Department of Insurance certified course
    • Each license term thereafter each agent must complete a 4 hour Long Term Care Partnership CE course that is approved by the department.
  • Flood Insurance Training

    • An insurance producer who sells flood insurance may satisfy the minimum training and education requirements by completing a 3-hour course related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

How Hours are Reported

  • CE completions are submitted electronically the next business day after a passing completion is acquired. A fee of $0.50 fee will be charged for processing of your credit hours for each course taken and will be added to your check out total.

License Renewal Term

  • The term of the license is different that the renewal period. Please check with the department about your license term.
  • The renewal term is every 3 years based upon the license issuance date.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Final exams need to be monitored by a disinteresed third party.
  • Final exams are CLOSED book.
  • A passing grade of at least 70% required to pass the course.

Carryover CE Hours

  • A maximum of 45 CE credits may be carried over from one 3 year term to another.

Repeating Courses

  • Courses may NOT be taken for credit more than once in each renewal period.

Completion Certificates

  • Certificates of completion are available as soon as a course is completed with a passing grade. Certificates should be printed and kept on file.

Exemptions

  • Licensees who hold one of the following: viatical brokers/representative license, reinsurance intermediary brokers/managers license, surplus lines brokers license, or a advisors license.
  • All individuals licensed prior to April 4, 1983 are exempted by statute, commonly referred to as "grandfathered", from the requirements of continuing education. In order to maintain this status, however, such individuals must be continuously licensed. If an individual allows his or her license(s) to lapse and later re-applies, the exemption will not be available and continuing education requirements will apply. Furthermore, please be reminded that individuals licensed prior to April 13, 1983 who subsequently amend their licenses by adding an additional line or lines of authority are then subject to the continuing education requirements. See 211 CMR 50.04(b).
  • Nonresident agents who are in good standing with CE requirements in their home state.

Massachusetts Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation


Main Phone: (617) 521-7794
Producer Licensing Phone: (617) 521-7794
Producer Licensing Fax: (617) 521-7576

Mailing Address:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Insurance
1000 Washington St, Suite 810
Boston, MA 02118-6200

Web site: Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Division of Insurance