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Need Continuing Education Credit?

To help clients meet various state Department of Insurance continuing education obligations, we offer several free webinars throughout the year.  If you would like to have a webinar conducted exclusively for your company, we'll be happy to accommodate.  Private webinars provide free continuing education credit while allowing for more individualized content and increased dialogue.

The information below will be updated periodically to reflect additional states in which approval has been obtained.

Medicare Secondary Payer Conditional Payment Claim Guidance for Workers' Compensation and Liability Cases

Presented by:  Melisa Zwilling

Understanding how and when Medicare Conditional Payment claims arise is vital to correct claim handling and resolution. When problems do occur, knowing how to address them quickly and effectively is key. This webinar will include an overview of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act concerning Medicare Conditional Payment claims and a discussion of interesting case law, as well as tips to avoid lawsuits and penalties.

 

This webinar is approved for one hour of continuing education credit by the Department of Insurance in the following states:  AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NV, NH, NM, NC, OK, RI, TX, VT, WV, and WY.

 

This webinar is also approved for one hour of professional development credit by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers) for Human Resource Professionals.

 

Date:  July 16, 2024

Time:  1:00 central

ETHICS: Ethical Considerations Concerning Artificial Intelligence in Legal, Employment and Insurance Relationships Webinar

Presented by:  Melisa Zwilling

At first glance, it may seem that a failure to embrace AI is unwise and shortsighted.  Upon closer examination, however, the myriad ethical issues involved establish just the opposite. During this webinar, we will explore a multitude of ethical issues that should be considered in connection with the use of AI. 

 

This webinar is approved for one hour of continuing education credit by the Department of Insurance in the following states:  AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NV, NH, NM, NC, OK, RI, TX, VT, WV, and WY.

 

This webinar is also approved for one hour of professional development credit by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers) for Human Resource Professionals.

 

Date:  August 20, 2024

Time:  1:00 central

Medicare Advantage Plans & Prescription Drug Plans:  Ensuring Compliance with the MSPA

Presented by:  Melisa Zwilling

Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSPA), an obligation exists to repay Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPs) and Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) for payments made for treatment in connection with injuries for which a beneficiary receives a settlement, judgment or similar monetary payment.  This webinar will cover the MSPA related to MAPs and PDPs in addition to relevant case law.  We will explore ways to ensure compliance with the law and avoid substantial penalties.

 

This webinar is approved for one hour of continuing education credit by the Department of Insurance in the following states:  AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NV, NH, NM, NC, OK, RI, TX, VT, WV, and WY.

 

Approval is pending and expected for one hour of professional development credit by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers) for Human Resource Professionals.

 

Date:  September 10, 2024

Time:  1:00 central

A Little Bit About a Lot:  Tips on Successfully Handling Common Employment Issues

Presented by:  Melisa Zwilling

What steps should an employer take in response to a complaint of harassment?  What conditions constitute a disability and what protections exist for employees regarding the same?  How should claims of discrimination be investigated?  What steps should be taken before a poor performer’s employment is terminated?  During this webinar, we will discuss these issues and more!

 

This webinar is approved for one hour of continuing education credit by the Department of Insurance in the following states:  AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NV, NM, NC, OK, RI, TX, VT, WV, and WY.

 

Approval is pending and expected from the Department of Insurance to provide continuing education credit in the states of: NH.

 

Approval is pending and expected for one hour of professional development credit by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers) for Human Resource Professionals.

Date:  October 8, 2024

Time:  1:00 central

I Never Should Have Hired Him in the First Place!  Navigating Common Employment Issues and Not Getting Sued

Presented by:  Melisa Zwilling

During this webinar we will discuss some of the legal issues employers are facing as a result of an incredibly tight job market.  Hiring a warm body may seem like a good solution, but it can present numerous challenges and result in lawsuits.  This webinar will provide an overview of some common issues and tips for avoiding problems. 

 

This webinar is approved for one hour of continuing education credit by the Department of Insurance in the following states:  AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NV, NM, NC, OK, RI, TX, VT, WV, and WY.

 

Approval is pending and expected for one hour of professional development credit by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers) for Human Resource Professionals.

 

Date:  November 5, 2024

Time:  1:00 central

ETHICS: Let’s Talk Ethics:  A Review of Common Ethical Issues in Legal and Employment Relationships

Presented by:  Melisa Zwilling

During this webinar, we will review the attorney/client privilege, work product doctrine and the duty to maintain confidentiality.  We’ll also look at ethical obligations of clients with regard to the preservation of information and documents and participation in the discovery process.  Next, we will turn our focus to the employment context and examine relationships between managers and employees.  We will discuss social media concerns, including how to prevent oversharing, and the regulation of employee conduct online.  The webinar will conclude with a discussion on establishing proper professional boundaries in a work setting.

This webinar is approved for one hour of continuing education credit by the Department of Insurance in the following states:  AL, AR, CA, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NV, NC, OK, TX, WV, and WY.

 

Approval is pending and expected from the Department of Insurance to provide continuing education credit in the states of: CT, NH, RI, and VT.

 

Approval is pending for one hour of professional development credit by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers) for Human Resource Professionals.

 

Date:  December 10, 2024

Time:  1:00 central

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