NYCIRB Studies and Publications

Legislative Analysis: The 2016-2017 Budget Bill

The NYCIRB estimates that Section 6 of Part G of S. 6405/A. 9005, if enacted in its current form, would result in an increase of between 0.2% and 0.8% on system costs.  Other sections of part G, however, such as Sections 11 and 24, which cannot be explicitly quantified, may result in long term cost decreases in the workers compensation system that would potentially more than offset the increase mentioned above. 

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NYCIRB’s Review of Oregon Rate Ranking Study

The Oregon Department and Business Services (DCBS) has recently published its biennial update of their Rate Ranking Study. However, the study has several limitations (some of which are noted in the study) that, when addressed, may lead to different results. The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board, therefore, disputes the methodology used to conclude that New York workers’ compensation rates are 4th highest in the nation.

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