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

2014 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. Discuss issues arising with respect to advisory organization and insurer filings for workers' compensation.—Essential

  2. Appoint an NAIC/IAIABC Joint (C) Working Group to study issues of mutual concern to insurance regulators and the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC). Review relevant IAIABC model laws and white papers and consider possible charges in light of the Working Group's recommendations. Expose for comment the "Model Rule to Amend State Workers' Compensation Laws" (also known as the "opioid model rule") developed by the IAIABC Medical Issues Committee. The Working Group is to report the results of their ongoing charge at each national meeting.—Important

  3. 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

  4. Monitor the renewal of the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Act and its impact on workers' compensation markets.—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

Workers' Compensation (C) Task Force
Conference Call
Dave Keleher, Conductor
January 22, 2015
1 p.m. CT (2 p.m. ET, 12 p.m. MT, 11:30 a.m. PT)

Go to the exposure draft index.
There are no exposure drafts at this time.
documents and resources
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)
NCCI Workers Compensation Financial Update
October 2013 Residual Market Policy and Premium Statistics
September 2013 Residual Market Policy and Premium Statistics
Draft 2014 WCTF Charges
The IAIABC has released Reducing Inappropiate Opioid Use in Treatment of Injured Workers: A Policy Guide. To read the policy guide, go to the IAIABC website. There is no charge for the policy guide.
Independent Rating Bureau Residual Market Experience
Prime Tanning Case Amicus Brief

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
Minutes for the four most recent NAIC National Meetings are available free for meeting attendees and members. Members may access minutes via StateNet. If you do not know your User ID or password, please contact the NAIC Help Desk.

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.