State Employee Workers’ Comp Costs Nearly $1Billion

California taxpayers paid out nearly $1Billion – some $845 million – for the 2019-20 fiscal year to provide workers’ compensation benefits to California state workers. The state pays claims but no premium. The total is up 5.2% or $41 million from the prior year and is up $123 million or 17% since the 2017-18 fiscal … Read More »

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State Employee Coronavirus Claims Costs Projected At $100M

California workers’ comp records show that 3.7% of all active state employees have filed a workers’ comp claim for work-related COVID-19. An exclusive analysis of State Compensation Insurance Fund and Division of Workers’ Compensation claim data by Workers’ Comp Executive shows the 8,607 claims filed to date include 5,575 accepted claims and another 3,032 that … Read More »

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Auditor: State Agencies Paying Too Much for Workers’ Comp

California State Auditor Elaine Howle says some state agencies that opted to purchase workers’ compensation coverage from the State Compensation Insurance Fund rather than participate in the state’s master agreement with the quasi-governmental carrier ended up paying far more than they should. The audit looked at 10 of the 32 state agencies that opted to … Read More »

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