Rules Under Development

Retrospective Rating for Workers' Compensation Insurance

Chapter 296-17B, WAC

All updates for this rule:

Retro rules update (Chatper 296-17B WAC)

When retro rules were updated in 2011, L&I made a commitment to revisit the studies leading to the current hazard group assignments, formulas and tables, and to update them if needed. This rulemaking begins the process of repeating the studies behind the 2011 rules, and to identify any necessary updates or changes. This rulemaking is also intended to open the dialog with the broader retro community and other stakeholders in order to ensure appropriate public input.717.


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

Retrospective Rating for Workers' Compensation (adjustments)

The purpose of this rule proposal is for slight modifications to the current rules necessary to ensure that retro and non-retro employers continue to fund the same percentage of their claim costs and that retro refunds are distributed fairly among employers in retro.692.


PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language


Public Hearing


Comments Due


PDF: Proposed Rulemaking (CR 102)

PDF: Proposed Rule Language


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

Retrospective Rating for Workers' Compensation (Petitions)

The purposes of this rule proposal are to extend certain requirements currently in the rule for group retro participants to businesses that enroll in individual retro plans. The second addresses retro enrollment requirements for businesses under common majority ownership.691.


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

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