Committees & Activities

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION (C) TASK FORCE

The following task forces and working groups report to the Workers’ Compensation (C) Task Force:

  • NAIC/IAIABC Joint (C) Working Group

2016 Charges:

The mission of the Workers' Compensation (C) Task Force is to study the nature and effectiveness of state approaches to workers' compensation and related issues, including, but not limited to: assigned risk plans; safety in the workplace; treatment of investment income in rating; occupational disease; cost containment; and the relevance of adopted NAIC model laws, regulations and/or guidelines pertaining to workers' compensation.

Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products or Services

  1. The Workers' Compensation (C) Task Force will:
    1. Discuss issues arising with respect to advisory organizations and insurance companies in the workers' compensation arena.—Essential
    2. Monitor the movement of business from the standard markets to the assigned risk pools. Alert state insurance department representatives if growth of the assigned risk pools changes dramatically.—Important
    3. Assist in the implementation of terrorism insurance monitoring for the workers' compensation line of business as required by Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015, in coordination with the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) where appropriate.—Important
    4. Receive public comments on the NAIC/IAIABC Joint (C) Working Group white paper dealing with large/mega-deductibles in workers' compensation and develop recommendations for regulatory guidelines for insurance companies writing large/mega-deductible policies.—Important
Conference Call Calendar

NAIC conference calls & interim meetings are available on the NAIC Conference Call Calendar. See NAIC's revised policy statement on open meetings.

Advance Materials

There are no advance materials at this time.

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documents and resources
Regulators Pepper Alternative Workers' Comp Advocate with Questions
The Role of Large Deductible Policies for PEO's in the Failures of Small Workers' Compensation Insurers
Residual Market Policy and Premium
Statistics as of December 31, 2013
Letter to U.S. Senate Banking Committee (9/25/13)
Letter to U.S. House Financial Services Committee
(9/19/13)
Comment Letter to Treasury Regarding the President's Working Group on Financial Markets' Analysis of Terrorism Risk Insurance
(9/16/13)
October 2013 Residual Market Policy and Premium Statistics
September 2013 Residual Market Policy and Premium Statistics
Draft 2014 WCTF Charges
Independent Rating Bureau Residual Market Experience

August 30 Memorandum: Evaluation of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Using AGREE II*

Presentation: Opioid Pain Medications: Mitigating the Risks
Report: Identifying Risky Opioid Prescribing Practices
Related NAIC Publications
Draft meeting minutes are available free for meeting attendees 10 business days after a national meeting concludes, using the User ID and Password supplied by the NAIC. Regulators may access minutes via StateNet.
Final committee minutes and Proceedings of the NAIC are available to non–attendees, after adoption at the next national meeting, for free in the PDF format through the NAIC Products & Services website.
Model Laws, Regulations and Guidelines
Overview of Workers' Compensation Independent Contractor Regulatory Approaches
Report on Employee Leasing and Professional Employer Organizations

Workers' Compensation Carve-Out Business-Underwriting and Reinsurance Pools Working Group

Workers' Compensation Large Deductible Study
Contacts
Media queries should be directed to the NAIC Communications Division at 816-783-8909 or news@naic.org.
Dave Keleher
Sr. Property/Casualty Insurance Specialist
816-783-8238
Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.