You Can Always Be the Smartest Workers’ Comp Pro at the Table
Our On-Demand Classes and Certifications Help You Cut Workers’ Compensation Costs By 20% to 50% and Create Positive Injured Worker Outcomes!
Proven Strategies For:
Employers of All Sizes
Core Curriculum Courses
These six hyper-focused core courses are the foundation of a WC Mastery Certification. Just add 4 elective courses to the 6-course core curriculum to earn a certification that fits your specific needs. Our on-demand courses help you stay on top of the latest Workers’ Comp management strategies & tactics. Inside each of these groundbreaking trainings, you’ll find the tools, techniques, and tips you need to reduce your WC costs, to actually help you improve your performance and grow your business… without the headache of figuring it out all by yourself.
Core Curriculum Courses for WC Mastery Certification
The Step by Step Process to Create an Elite Workers’ Comp Program
CORE COURSE: Discover the step-by-step process to assess your program, identify gaps, and implement solutions that will lead to significant workers’ compensation savings. You will learn to…
Highly Effective Workers’ Comp Communication Strategies: What To Say & How to Say It
CORE COURSE: Improve the effectiveness of your communication through proven scripts with injured workers, multiple touch points, valuable communication to…
The Definitive Guide to Return to Work Best Practices
CORE COURSE: The effectiveness of your return to work program defines the success or failure of your injury management system. This training will cover…
How To Use Injury Triage To Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs
CORE COURSE: Discover the importance of immediate and appropriate medical expertise following every injury and how to maximize the ROI of injury triage through relationships with treating physician and systems…
How to Measure Workers’ Comp Success w/ 5 Critical Metrics
CORE COURSE: Understand WC viewed as a cost of doing business, the value of return to work, how to convince policyholders to embrace the program, how the lack of a worker recovery program…
How to Train Supervisors to Become Workers’ Comp Advocates
CORE COURSE: Properly train supervisors become advocates who drive superior work comp claim outcomes. Learn the impact supervisor have on claim outcomes, how to overcome conflicting…
Elective Courses & Focus Areas for WC Mastery Certification
Return-to-Work | Insurance Advisor | Claims Mgmt / Oversight
Investigation / Litigation | Program Design
How to Use Evidence Based Medicine to Create Better Workers’ Comp Claim Outcomes
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Understand how to leverage evidenced-based medicine guidelines by empowering claims handlers and avoiding excessive medical treatment and unregulated…
How to Execute A Bulletproof Workers’ Comp Claim Investigation
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Learn the steps to properly preserve the scene, the exact questions to ask following an injury, the one crucial piece that is likely missing from your injury form, how to identify pre-existing conditions, why eye-witness testimony…
How to Use Nurse Case Management to Improve Outcomes and Lower WC Costs
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Understand the need for using case management only through clearly defined criteria, which best practices to expect from a service provider, and…
How to Determine Workers’ Comp Injury Causation
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Learn the action steps when an employee has a condition that may or may not be work related, what to do in specific scenarios, the red flags to look for as evidence of workers’ comp fraud, and when to leverage…
How to Identify EARLY Indicators of Expensive and Problematic Workers’ Comp Claims
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Learn to identify potentially problematic and expensive claims EARLY in the claim cycle, so you can…
Process to Successfully Settle More Workers’ Comp Claims
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Successfully settling workers compensation claims can have a positive effect both on an employers workers’ compensation program, as well as the life of the injured worker. However, often claims remain open unnecessarily for months or years…
How the Experience Modification Factor Affects Workers Comp Costs
INSURANCE ADVISOR ELECTIVE: Leverage this snapshot assessment of risk for an insurance carrier’s guaranteed cost programs to understand how injury management best practices result in lower costs for high deductible and self-insured employers…
How to Properly Classify Employees to Pay the Least Workers’ Comp Premium
INSURANCE ADVISOR ELECTIVE: This training session will cover examples of immediate financial impact of proper employee classification, common class code errors and opportunities, how and where to find payroll…
How to Plan, Prepare, & Execute a Meaningful Work Comp Claim Audit
INSURANCE ADVISOR & CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Data can hold secrets to dramatically reduce your workers’ comp costs and improve injured worker outcomes. Learn proven WC strategies and tactics to plan, prepare, and execute meaningful…
How to Determine Which WC Insurance Structure is Right for You
INSURANCE ADVISOR ELECTIVE: Determine which insurance structure is right for you (or your clients), accurately pair risk tolerance with the correct insurance structure, define the advantages & disadvantages of…
How to Avoid, Manage, and Win Workers’ Comp Litigation
FRAUD PREVENTION & CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Litigation, can be frustrating and expensive. Develop a best-in-class, high-integrity injury management program to recognize employees with a high likelihood of hiring an attorney and implement a…
Highly Effective Strategies to Manage Catastrophic Workers’ Comp Claims
FRAUD PREVENTION & CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Know the best approach to catastrophic claims and which strategies to use to positively impact claim outcome, including the most critical injury response elements at the time of injury, how to use nurse…
How to Hire the Right Employees to Avoid Immediate Workers’ Comp Problems
FRAUD PREVENTION ELECTIVE: Ensure your new hires can safely perform their jobs through systematic screening and best practices that will also help you avoid other negative actions, such as fraud, malingering, drug abuse, and theft…
How to Coordinate Return to Work with ADA Compliance
RTW & FRAUD PREVENTION ELECTIVE: Learn from Senior Attorney Advisor of the EEOC, Aaron Konopasky, interpretations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) in workers’ compensation, and how to coordinate return to work best practices with ADA compliance…
How To Create & Implement a Workers’ Comp Cost Allocation System
Learn the key foundational elements to set-up an allocation system: drivers of behavior, system example templates, and the steps…
How to Develop Trust, Empathy And Improved Communication Skills
There is no one topic more important to the success or failure of your workers’ compensation management program than developing trust, empathy, and communication.
Critical Trade Secrets to Settle the Most Difficult Workers’ Comp Claims
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Learn the trade secrets to settling the most difficult and challenging workers’ compensation claims, including identifying…
How to Break Down Silos & Apply Behavioral Based Safety Principles to Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs
Discover how to implement a safety approach that supports behavior-based safety best practices and overcomes the…
How to Control Prescription Drug Costs, Avoid Abuse, and Deliver Pain Relief
CLAIMS MGMT ELECTIVE: Learn how to utilizate your pharmacy benefit management company, to customize your drug formulary, to ensure unauthorized prescriptions…
Are You Sabotaging Your Return to Work Program?
Identify, define, and adjust the hidden mistakes and challenges that negatively impact your RTW program, including your own company policies, collective bargaining agreements, and…
How to Select the Right Workers’ Comp Doctor
RTW ELECTIVE: Discover how to find the right workers’ compensation doctors in coordination with specialized medical networks and telemedicine technology, which are very important for an injured worler’s diagnosis, treatment, and recovery…
How to Script Winning Account Handling Instructions
Properly scripting Account Handling Instructions affects every aspect of your claims handling and is a CRITICAL step in a winning workers’ comp management program. about defining settlement authority, defense attorney…
How to Create a Winning Workers’ Comp Culture
Take an honest assessment of your current company culture to develop tools and techniques that will replace practices currently sabotaging your work comp efforts, including how to communicate an authentic and natural…
Workers’ Comp Newcomers Course
Familiarize yourself with the nuts and bolts of Workers’ Compensation, ranging from the basic definition of WC and the parties involved to how premiums are calculated, compensability, standard defenses, and much more. This comprehensive course includes about 6 hours of video lessons.
WC Mastery Certifications
We built our foundational WC Mastery Certification (6 Core Courses + 4 Electives) to train Workers’ Compensation professionals—from entry-level to C-suite execs—the concepts and details they need to improve safety and injured worker outcomes, while cutting costs at the same time. Become a CERTIFIED EXPERT with a focus on fields such as Return to Work, Insurance Advisor, WC Claims Manager, and Fraud-Investigation-Litigation. For industry leaders, we also offer a “Best In Class” WC Mastery Certification (6 Core Courses + 18 Electives).
Master of Workers’ Compensation Certification
A 10-class curriculum includes the six core courses plus any four elective courses. This certification designates mastery in the fundamental elements of workers’ compensation management best practices.
“Best In Class” Master of Workers’ Compensation Certification
This 24-class “Best In Class” certification denotes the completion of advanced coursework in Work Comp management best practices including management of employer, employee, claims administrator, attorneys, vendors, and medical management.
Guidebooks walk you through the step-by-step execution of proven strategies and tactics to reduce WC costs and dramatically improve injured worker outcomes. These are the same strategies and tactics that we’ve taught to thousands of workers’ compensation professionals around the country, from top corporate executives to HR managers and claims adjusters to local sales agents and healthcare workers.
Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Workers’ Comp Costs – Reduce Costs 20% to 50% (The Big Book)
A 250-page guide to help risk managers, agents, and brokers assess an organization’s workers compensation programs, design program materials, roll out new programs, monitor & manage…
Mastering Workers Compensation: The Mini-Book
A 35-page booklet that summarizes each chapter of the comprehensive book down to one page each. This booklet is in OUTLINE format, thus perfect for training programs and as a seminar follow-along handout. This booklet can be used as…
Mastering WC Pocket Mini-Book – Custom Branded for Bulk Sales
For Distribution to clients and/or staff. Pocket Mini Edition is a 20-page booklet. This version (5″ x 7″) is a great reference tool and “business card” for agents with smaller employers. 100-copy minimum – single sample copy available for review.
Guidebook: How to Measure Workers’ Comp Success with 5 Critical Metrics
Measuring the success of your workers’ comp program helps management understand their value to the program and keeps them committed to it over time.
Guidebook: How the Experience Modification Factor Affects Workers’ Comp Costs
Leverage this snapshot assessment of risk for an insurance carrier’s guaranteed cost programs to understand how injury management best practices result in lower costs for high deductible and self-insured employers.
Guidebook: The No Holds Barred Definitive Guide to Return to Work Best Practices
The effectiveness of your return to work program defines the success or failure of your injury management system. This guidebook covers building a solid RTW foundation, reducing lost work days, and much more.
Guidebook: The Step by Step Process to Create an Elite Workers’ Comp Program
Discover the step-by-step process to assess your program, identify gaps, and implement solutions that will lead to significant workers’ compensation savings.
Guidebook: How to Plan, Prepare, & Execute a Meaningful Work Comp Claim Audit
Your data holds the secrets to dramatically reducing your work comp costs and improving injured worker outcomes. Learn how to properly use your data, based on 22 years experience in planning, preparing, and executing impactful workers’ comp claims.
Guidebook: How to Coordinate Return-to-Work with ADA Compliance
Learn from Senior Attorney Advisor of the EEOC, Aaron Konopasky, interpretations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) in workers’ compensation, and how to coordinate return to work best practices with ADA compliance.
With WC Strategic Coaching or our Team Certification Coaching, you or your team work privately with Michael Stack and the Amaxx team to get big workers’ comp results fast. If you want to level things up, let us help you implement our WC Management system customized to your organization.
1-ON-1 TEAM LEADER SESSIONS: The focus of WC Strategic Coaching is to help a team leader follow a proven system of Workers’ Compensation management, so all of your stakeholders are efficiently and effectively working together toward a clear goal with continuous step-by-step improvement.
MONTHLY GROUP SESSIONS: The individual or organization who achieves the Certified Master of Workers’ Compensation (CMWC™) designation via our Team Certification Coaching is positioned for success — better outcomes at reduced costs — by understanding the totality of a Worker’s Comp program.