When paying a little is still too much

My daughter signed up for workers’ comp coverage because she is working as spot labor for a number of people this summer and she wanted to be covered in case she got hurt.  Even before the BWC assigned a policy number, she got a solicitation from a group TPA offering to get her into group […]

Don’t lose those discounts! June 30 deadline

Grow Ohio:  If your company is a startup that initiated its workers’ comp coverage on or after 7/1/11, you should get an automatic 25% discount unless you chose to get into group rating for a discount of up to 53%.  You will lose the discount if you don’t complete the safety survey plus 2 hours of safety training […]

Failure to pay workers’ comp results in business being shut down

On 7/25/11, I wrote about a company that had let its coverage lapse in 2006.  Since then, 22 claims have been filed including one death claim.  The business now owes almost $700,000 in premiums, penalties, interest, and claims costs.

Dual enrollment will get you eliminated from group rating

Dual enrollment is when your company is listed as applying for more than one group in any one policy year. What usually happens is your current group sends you an offer for next year’s group, and when they don’t hear from you, they keep you on their group list.  If you sign up with another […]