Workers' Compensation Forum

Forum Presentations

Message from the Chair


Howard Hanscom

Chair of the Board of Governors

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Introductory Remarks


Jeremy Attie

President and Chief Executive Officer

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

2021 State of the System


Ziv Kimmel

Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Insights into the New York State Economy


Erica Groshen

Senior Labor Economics Advisor

Cornell University

The Impact of the Pandemic on the Workers' Compensation System


Ben Witkowski

Director of Actuarial Products and Special Projects

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

The Future of Experience Rating in New York State


Brett King

Director of Actuarial Research

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Forum Presentations

President's Address


Jeremy Attie

President and CEO

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

2020 State of the System


Ziv Kimmel

Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Frequency Study


Brett King

Director of Actuarial Research

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Panel Discussion - COVID-19 Pandemic's Impact on the New York State Workers' Compensation System


Panelists: David Wertheim, Dr. Joseph Pachman, Robert Grey, Howard Lavin, Ben Witkowski

Moderated by Guo Harrison

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Forum Presentations

Opening Remarks


Marci Freida

Chair of the Board of Governors

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

President's Address


Jeremy Attie

President and CEO

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Keynote Address


Mary Beth Woods

Executive Director

New York State Workers' Compensation Board

2019 State of the System


Ziv Kimmel

Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Panel Discussion - Integrating Medicare for All and Workers' Compensation


Panelists: David Deitz, MD, PhD and Alex Swedlow

Moderated by Jeremy Attie

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Large Claims Study


Brett King

Director of Actuarial Research

New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board

Change in the New York State Legal Landscape


David Wertheim

General Counsel

New York State Workers' Compensation Board

Forum Resources

2018 Annual Letter


September 17, 2018

2018 State of the System Report


September 2018

2018 Motor Vehicle Accidents Study


September 2018

2017 Medical Payments Study


December 2017

Forum Resources

2017 Annual Letter


September 18, 2017

2017 State of the System Report


September 18, 2017

2017 Drug Study


September 18, 2017

2017 Regional Study


September 18, 2017