WCIRB News

California Workers’ Comp Premium Continued to Fall Last Year

California workers’ compensation total direct written premium continued to decline in 2019, falling 7.0% to a five-year low of $11.42 billion, as nine out of the state’s 10 largest insurer groups wrote less premium in 2019 than in 2018, a …

Rating Bureau Chief Assesses Impact of COVID-19 on California Work Comp

Bill Mudge has been put in a unique position during the pandemic. He’s got a sizeable workforce he’s had to reconfigure and manage much differently, and he heads the bureau that regulators, employers and insurers in the largest state in …

California Workers’ Comp Medical Payments Declined Again in 2018

Medical payments in California’s workers’ compensation system continued to decline in 2018 as the medical payments per claim decreased, according to a report from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California. The WCIRB released its California Workers’ Compensation Aggregate …