In late December or early January, the group TPA sends an offer for retrospective group rating with an URGENT message that the deadline is SOON! If your company already signed up for discount group rating in November, you may have forgotten and might respond to this URGENT OFFER. The BWC will accept your group application […]
If your experience modifier (EM) is 47, you are getting the maximum group rating discount. Why bother getting other offers for the 7/1/16 policy year? Here are some scenarios: No claims: If you haven’t had any claims, your company should still be eligible for the maximum discount. But other group TPAs might offer a lower […]
Actual scripts for Ohio group rating phone calls: “I just want to verify your address… Now is this where I should send your free group rating quote?” “Send me your other offers and I’ll tell you which one is the best.” “You need to sign up now because our deadline is August 31.” “We’ve extended our […]
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 […]
The BWC has redesigned the BWC Learning Center, and if you are in a hurry to complete your 2 hours of safety training before June 30, here’s how to do it.
We just finished MCO open enrollment, with numerous phone calls, flyers, letters, etc. Employers have been bullied and badgered to change – or not to change – even after the May 25 deadline.