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2014 Manuals and Plans Now Available

In a Decision dated October 17, 2013, the California Insurance Commissioner approved a number of changes to the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP), the California Workers’ Compensation Experience Rating Plan—1995 (ERP), and the Miscellaneous Regulations for the Recording and Reporting of Data—1995 (Misc Regs) effective January 1, 2014. Revised versions of these publications reflecting the Insurance Commissioner’s Decision are now available on the WCIRB website.

In addition, the WCIRB has published updated advisory plan information including updated California Hazard Group Assignments and Loss Elimination Ratios, and updated versions of the California Small Deductible Plan, California Insolvent Insurer Rating Adjustment Plan, and California Basic Underwriting Manual. These advisory plans and supplemental tables are published as a convenience for WCIRB members and do not bear the official approval of the Insurance Commissioner.

These publications may now be printed, viewed or downloaded by visiting the Publications and Filings > Manuals and Plans section of the website (www.wcirb.com) or by clicking the links below. 

2014 Experience Modifications

The Insurance Commissioner issued a separate Decision on November 22, 2013 regarding the WCIRB’s January 1, 2014 Pure Premium Rate Filing. (See related story, Commissioner Issues Decision on 2014 Rating Filing.) Approved advisory pure premium rates and ERP values are now available on the WCIRB website.

The WCIRB began calculating 2014 experience modifications shortly after receiving the Decision on Friday, and as of this morning, the vast majority of first quarter experience modifications—nearly 25,000—have been issued. Insurers, agents and brokers may access these experience modifications online using the WCIRB’s new STAR Online system (insurers) or the WCIRB Online system (insurers, agents and brokers). 

Insurance Commissioner’s Regulations

California Workers' Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan - 1995

California Workers' Compensation Experience Rating Plan - 1995

Miscellaneous Regulations for the Recording and Reporting of Data—1995

Advisory Plans

California Insolvent Insurer Rating Adjustment Plan Effective January 1, 2014

California Small Deductible Plan Effective January 1, 2014

California Large Risk Deductible Plan Effective January 1, 2013

California Retrospective Rating Plan Effective January 1, 2013

California Basic Underwriting Manual Effective January 1, 2014

Related Information

WCIRB Quick Reference Guide 2014

Commissioner Issues Decision on 2014 Rate Filing 

Commissioner Issues Decision on Regulatory Filing

November 25, 2013