Proposed Telecommuter Class, Updated Thresholds Now Under Review

The California Department of Insurance held its perfunctory public hearing on proposed changes to the state’s uniform statistical reporting plan, and the issue is now under consideration by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara. The proposed changes include creating a new class for clerical workers who telecommute for work, updates to the variable split thresholds for differentiating … Read More »

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Quicker Process For Issuing Employer X-Mods Planned

California employers might be receiving their 2016 X-Mods earlier than usual next year – if current plans come to fruition. The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau is studying a process change that would allow employers to receive their X-Mods directly or through Compline months earlier – likely in September or October – rather than in … Read More »

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WCIRB Proposes A Rate Decrease For July

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) will for the first time recommend that expected loss rates be changed midterm to ensure that employers’ experience modifiers (X-Mods) keep pace with quickly plummeting rates. The Bureau’s Classification and Rating Committee recommended recently that loss rates be reduced in the range of 7 percent on … Read More »

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