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WCTI Presentation of Services Angie Blakeney Senior Account Executive
What is Self Insurance? n Self insurance is a protected assumption of financial risk that enables an employer to increase control and stabilize insurance costs over time. The self insurance industry currently represents between 35% - 45% of the traditional insurance market place.
WCTI Structure n Loss Sensitive Funding - Members with Low Losses Experience the Greatest Savings n Owned by the Members n Governed by Board of Trustees – Determine Rates – Underwriting Criteria – Vote on New Members – Hire TPA n Regulated and Audited by Illinois Department of Insurance
WCTI Program Information Self-Insured Group that provides Workers’ Compensation for Illinois Manufacturers Established in Members $14.6 million Standard Premium Loss Ratio for Group 35% Average Mod.84 Average Standard Premium $119,620
Sample Classes of Business n Metal Goods n Plastics n Precision Parts n Wire Goods n Machine Shops n Printers n Food/Sundries n Gear/Screw
Distribution of WCTI Standard Premium Dollars *Unused claims dollars are returned to the members.
WCTI Eligibility Illinois Manufacturing or Related Minimum $30,000 Standard Premium In Business Minimum 5 years Good Workers’ Compensation History Minimal Chemical Exposure Group Health Coverage Required
Reinsurance n Safety National Casualty Corporation – A+ (Superior) n Self Insured Retention $550,000 n Aggregate 80% Annualized Standard Premium for Group
Minimum 4 visits per year Representation at OSHA formal hearings Tiered Safety Audit (MSAP) w/Ergonomics as Emphasis Quarterly Train the Trainer and Task Force Meetings Training (English and Spanish) Employee Orientation Accident Investigation Forklift On-line Training Safety & Risk Management Services
Designated Claims Rep Light Duty is Required On line Claims Access Case Management Nurses on Site Control over Claims $ No Paying Small Claims Out of Pocket Claims Services
Acceptance Process n Underwriting & Excess Approval n Presentation of Quote to Insured n $500 Loss Control Inspection n Loss Control Committee Approval n Board of Trustees Approval
Why Self-Insure? n Potential for Return of Contribution n Decrease in Claims Cost n Customized claims and loss control service n Ability to exert control over claims administration process n Elimination of uncertainty in primary insurance market n 99% Retention Rate for WCTI