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WCIRB Premium Audit Accuracy Program - Table of Actions

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WCIRB Premium Audit Accuracy Program - Table of Actions

Below is a timeline of actions associated with the California Premium Audit Accuracy Program.

Action Due After Due Date Program Provisions Reference
Test Audit Material 30 days from issuance of WCIRB monthly selection list

$200 Fine

$200 Fine for each policy without complete test audit materials*
 

Part 1, Test Audits of Payroll and Claims Classification Reporting, Section II, Selection of Risks Subject to Test Audit, Paragraph E
60 days from issuance of WCIRB monthly selection list date Test Audit is closed with "Reportable Difference" and notification sent  Part 1, Test Audits of Payroll and Claims Classification Reporting, Section III, Test Audit Procedure, Paragraph A, Rule 2
30 days from notification of "Reportable Difference" (90 days after selection) Test Audit is closed with "Closed Difference" Part 1, Test Audits of Payroll and Claims Classification Reporting, Section III, Test Audit Procedure, Paragraph C, Rule 2d
Protest Test Audit Results with "Difference" and/or revised USR required 60 days from issuance of Test Audit results No longer able to protest and Test Audit closed with "Difference" Part 1, Test Audits of Payroll and Claims Classification Reporting, Section III, Test Audit Procedure, Paragraph C, Rule 2B

Test Audit w/ "Difference" and revised USR is required 
 

Test Audit w/ "Difference" upheld after WCIRB review and revised USR is required

60 days after issuance of Test Audit Results Letter  WCIRB follow-up letter Part 1, Test Audits of Payroll and Claims Classification Reporting, Section III, Test Audit Procedure, Paragraph C, Rule 2
30 days after WCIRB follow up letter

$500 Fine

WCIRB follow up notification and $500 monthly fine until revised USR received

* A waiver of fines may be granted at the WCIRB's discretion upon a demonstrated showing of good cause provided an application for waiver is received within 30 days of the monthly selection list