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Study Panel on Workers' Compensation Data - 2015 Meeting

Study Panel on Workers' Compensation Data - 2015 Meeting

November 9, 2015, 9:45 am 2:30 pm
Location
1200 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
United States
Contact Ishita Sengupta

1200 New Hampshire Ave, NW, 5th Floor Conference Rooms, Washington DC
Friday, November 6th, 2015
9:45am - 2:30pm

9:45am-10:00am  Coffee

10:00am-10:15am   Welcome remarks           

10:15-10:30 am   Updates from the Academy's Board of Directors

  • Gerry Shea‚Äč, Senior Adviser to the Board, National Academy of Social Insurance

10:30am-10:35am   Introduction from the Academy's New Vice President of Policy

  • Ben Veghte, Vice President for Health Policy, National Academy of Social Insurance

10:35am-11:00am   Best Data – A glance at 2014 trends in premiums and losses

  • Ishita Sengupta, Director of Workers' Compensation, National Academy of Social Insurance

11:00am-11:30am   Data on employee contributions from WA, OR, NM

  • Terry Bogyo, Independent Workers' Compensation Researcher, Canada

11:30am-12:30pm   Proposed changes for the 2014 data report

  • Add pie chart showing share of WC benefits/costs paid by carriers/employers (pg. 21)
  • Expand explanation of opt-out provisions (pg. 9)
  • Add definition of ‘excess claim’ to Glossary (pg. 49)
  • Expand discussion of  cost-shifting in workers’ compensation (pg. 45)
  • Add column to Appendix Table C on waiting periods by state (pg. 64)

12:30pm-1:15pm  Lunch

1:15pm-2:30pm   New Business

  • Ishita Sengupta, Director of Workers' Compensation, National Academy of Social Insurance
  • John Burton, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers