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RELEASE DATECATEGORYTITLEDESCRIPTION
06/29/2018 Data Reporting cl2336 - Unit Statistical Reporting Data Quality Incentive Program The list of data quality edits that may be finable effective January 1, 2019 under the Unit Statistical Reporting Data Quality Incentive Program (USDQIP) are displayed.
06/27/2018 Legislative Activity cl2335 - Department of Industrial Accidents Assessment DIA Assessment rates effective July 1, 2018 are announced.
06/21/2018 Residual Market sb06-18 - Updated Information on Residual Market Share Latest residual market share estimate. Data as of 6/15/18.
04/20/2018 Residual Market sb05-18 - Updated Information on Residual Market Share Latest residual market share estimate. Data as of 4/16/18.
04/10/2018 Residual Market sb04-18 - Residual Market Loss Ratio and Burden Estimate The Pool Reserving Committee estimate (as of 12/31/17) of the Massachusetts loss ratio for policy year 2017 is 67% with a resulting residual market burden of 0.83%.
04/04/2018 Forms, Endorsements and Rules cl2334 - Notice of Hearing A Hearing on the Audit Noncompliance Charge Filing will be held at 10:00 A.M., on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Boston, MA.
04/04/2018 Data Reporting cl2333 - Data Reporting - Workers' Compensation Terrorism Data for Federal Insurance Office - Section 111 of TRIPRA of 2015 The United States Department of the Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office (FIO), in accordance with Section 111 of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) of 2015, has requested data from insurance carriers relating to terrorism coverage.
03/29/2018 Rates and Values cl2332 - Guidelines for Workers' Compensation Rate Deviation Filings to be Effective on or after July 1, 2018 Attached are the guidelines recently released by the Division of Insurance.
03/29/2018 Classification cl2331 - Revised Scope of Classification Codes 5040, 5059 & 5538 Effective July 1, 2018 As part of the recently announced general revision of workers’ compensation rates which will take effect July 1, 2018, the SCOPES for certain Classification Codes have been updated to clearly describe all operations that are common to all insureds involved in certain types of steel erection projects.
03/26/2018 Rates and Values cl2330 - Manual Rates and Rating Values Effective July 1, 2018 Attached find the July 1, 2018 manual rates and rating values.
03/26/2018 Rates and Values cl2329 - Changes in Manual Rates by Class and Effects of July 1, 2018 Rate Change Attached find the changes in manual rates by class and a summary of the effects of the July 1, 2018 rate change.
03/23/2018 Rates and Values cl2328 - General Revision of Rates, Effective July 1, 2018 Applicable to New and Renewal Business The Commissioner of Insurance has approved a Stipulation for the general revision of workers' compensation rates, effective 12:01 AM, July 1, 2018 applicable to new and renewal policies.
03/16/2018 Residual Market sb03-18 - Policy Year 2015 Final VDAC Reapportionment In accordance with the VDAC Program, the WCRIBMA is implementing the Final Reapportionment for policy year 2015.
02/21/2018 Residual Market sb02-18 - Updated Information on Residual Market Share Latest residual market share estimate. Data as of 2/15/18.
02/01/2018 Residual Market np18-1 - Clarification on the Use of the Waiver of our Right to Recover from Others Endorsement (WC 00 03 13) on Policies Issued Through the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Assigned Risk Pool This notice provides clarification regarding two areas of confusion which are generating a growing number of questions when determining if the insured has met the Pool’s contractual requirements that enable the carrier to apply the Waiver endorsement.
01/19/2018 Residual Market sb01-18 - Residual Market Loss Ratio and Burden Estimate The Pool Reserving Committee estimate (as of 9/30/17) of the Massachusetts loss ratio for policy year 2017 is 68% with a resulting residual market burden of 1.05%.
01/08/2018 Rates and Values cl2327 - Notice of Hearing A Hearing on the Rate Filing will be held at 10:00 A.M., on Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Boston, MA.
The Workers' Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau of Massachusetts
101 Arch Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110