Workers’ compensation insurance executives gathered in San Francisco alongside public policymakers and other industry stakeholders on June 13, 2013 to attend the WCIRB Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference. The conference agenda included a presentation by Dave Bellusci, WCIRB Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary, entitled The California Workers’ Compensation System: A WCIRB Perspective.
In the presentation, Mr. Bellusci discussed the latest workers’ compensation industry results and made the following observations:
A video transcript of Mr. Bellusci’s presentation and a copy of his presentation are available by clicking the links below.
Following Mr. Bellusci’s presentation, WCIRB President and CEO Bill Mudge moderated a panel discussion entitled SB 863—A View from the Front Lines. Panelists included claims management professionals, medical experts from private practice and the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), an executive from Maximus Federal Services with expertise in independent medical review, a workers’ compensation defense attorney, an applicant attorney, and an administrative law judge from the DWC. Panelists offered attendees their views of SB 863 based on their direct, hands-on experience with the law.
A video transcript of the panel discussion is available by clicking the link below.
The WCIRB’s annual conference is an opportunity for WCIRB members and other industry stakeholders to discuss issues of common concern and to hear from leading voices in the California workers’ compensation system. In conjunction with the invite-only conference, the WCIRB holds public meetings of the Actuarial Committee, Classification and Rating Committee, and Governing Committee. Planning is underway for the 2014 meeting. Conference information and committee meeting dates will be announced later this year.