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What to Expect in Workers’ Compensation Pricing in 2018

Workers’ compensation rates in 2018 will be mixed, with some programs seeing pricing flat to down and others seeing spikes, according to a market prediction from the broker USI. In other words, market trends should continue as they did in …

Vermont to See Decrease in Costs for Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Vermont Governor Phil Scott has announced that workers’ compensation insurance will cost less for most Vermont employers when new rates approved by the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) become effective on April 1. This is Vermont’s first rate decrease …

Texas Workers’ Comp Division: State’s Rates Among Nation’s Lowest

Texas has some of the nation’s most affordable workers’ compensation coverage, according to a 2016 study, which found that the Lone Star State had the 10th lowest rates among all states, the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation reports. The study …

Connecticut Insurance Department Approves NCCI Workers’ Comp Rate Filing

Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Katharine L. Wade announced that the department has approved a rate filing from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) that decreases workers’ compensation insurance rates nearly 11 percent. “This marks the third straight year that …

Delaware Approves Amended Workers’ Compensation Rate Filing

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart approved the Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau (DCRB)’s workers’ compensation amended rate filing, which recommends no changes in the overall levels of residual market rates and voluntary market loss costs for 2017. “I hope this …

Virginia Approves 3.4% Overall Increase in Workers’ Comp Loss Costs

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) announced Tuesday the approval of revisions to the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance in Virginia. The revisions will result in an overall average increase of 3.4 percent for voluntary market loss costs …

California Commissioner Approves Reduced 2016 Pure Premium Rate Filing

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones approved workers’ compensation rates for 2016 that are 2 percent below the average approved in July. The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau submitted its Jan. 1, 2016 pure premium rate filing to the California Department …

Commercial Insurance Prices Up But Barely: Survey

Commercial insurance prices increased in aggregate at a modest pace (one percent) during the second quarter of 2015, continuing a trend of ever smaller increases. That’s according to the latest Commercial Lines Insurance Pricing Survey (CLIPS) conducted by professional services …

South Carolina Orders Rate Revision for State Workers’ Comp Plan

South Carolina Insurance Director Raymond Farmer approved an overall revision of +1.9 percent to the state’s voluntary workers’ compensation policy loss costs and a decrease of .3 percent in the assigned risk rate level results for the state’s workers’ comp …

Insurers File for 9.1% West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Loss Cost Decrease

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has filed a proposed reduction in workers’ compensation loss cost rates in West Virginia – the tenth reduction in 10 years. NCCI, West Virginia’s rating agent, has proposed an overall 9.1 percent loss …