Texas Department of Insurance-Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) News

Texas Workers’ Comp Unit Recovers Over $500K for Injured Workers, Beneficiaries

The Texas Department of Insurance-Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that through performance audits of several insurance carriers on the accuracy of payments of lifetime income benefits (LIBs) and death benefits (DBs) it discovered underpayments on 64 claims totaling more than …

Texas Lowers Workers’ Compensation Maintenance Tax Rate

The Texas Department of Insurance announced that the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has lowered the maintenance tax rate to 1.543 percent of gross premiums collected by workers’ compensation insurance carriers from Jan.1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2013. The maintenance …