Florida Workers Comp Articles

Archive for August, 2012

NCCI Proposed 6.1% Work Comp Rate Increase

On August 23, 2012, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) delivered its annual workers’ compensation rate filing to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR). Based upon its review of the most recent data available, NCCI has proposed, effective January 1, 2013, an overall average rate increase of 6.1%. According to NCCI, claim frequency […]

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Workers Comp Claims are Lasting Longer

The average duration of workers compensation temporary total disability claims benefits increased during the first half of 2011 in correlation with the struggling economy, according to a study by NCCI Holdings Inc.

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Florida Unemployment Tax has a new name

Over the next few months, the Florida Department of Revenue will be changing all references to Florida’s “unemployment tax” to “reemployment tax.” A bill approved by the Florida Legislature in this year’s Session changed the name of Florida’s Unemployment Compensation Law to the Reemployment Assistance Program Law and directed the focus of the program towards […]

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