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2020 Plans and Manual Now Available

On September 5, 2019, the California Insurance Commissioner approved changes to the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP), California Workers’ Compensation Experience Rating Plan—1995 (ERP) and Miscellaneous Regulations for the Recording and Reporting of Data—1995 (Miscellaneous Regulations). These changes are effective January 1, 2020.

The 2020 versions of these publications, along with the advisory California Basic Underwriting Manual, are now available in the Filings and Plans section of the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) website and at the links below.

Insurance Commissioner’s Regulations Effective January 1, 2020:
California Workers' Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995
California Workers' Compensation Experience Rating Plan—1995
Miscellaneous Regulations for the Recording and Reporting of Data—1995
California Basic Underwriting Manual

Classification Search

The Classification Search tool on wcirb.com has also been updated to reflect new and revised classifications effective January 1, 2020. Users can search classifications by keyword or classification code and view current classification phraseologies, footnotes and related USRP rules. The Classification Search also provides the prior year’s phraseology for comparison, which is at the bottom of each classification’s Detail Record page in the Prior Phraseology and Footnote section. To access the Classification Search, visit the Learning Center section of the WCIRB website or go to the following link:

Classification Search

Related Information

Wire story: Insurance Commissioner Issues Decision on January 1, 2020 Regulatory Filing
2020 Changes Quick Reference
2020 Experience Modification Estimator

September 20, 2019