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PCRB Hires Accomplished Project Manager Tom Notaro To Establish Project Management Office

The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB) announces it has hired Tom Notaro as a Project Manager. Having built an impressive track record via several leadership and project manager roles in the healthcare and financial services industries, Notaro will be charged with establishing a Project Management Office at PCRB, improving the organization’s ability to deliver projects that add value.

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11/29/2023

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Submission of Annual Loss Cost Filing

On November 27, 2023, the PCRB submitted Filing No. C-383 to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, containing a proposed overall loss cost change of -7.88%. Also, included in this filing are proposed revisions to Designated Auditable Payrolls and changes to Sections 1 & 2 of the Basic Manual. The proposed effective date is April 1, 2024. For more information, refer to PCRB Circular No. 1800 and Filing No. C-383.

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11/29/2023

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New Calendar-Accident Year Calls Reporting Requirements For Financial Data Manager Users

As previously announced in PCRB Circular 1798, there will be a new reporting requirement for a series of Calendar-Accident Year Calls. Additional information is now available in the Financial section under the Data Reporting tab of our website.

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10/26/2023

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National Society of Insurance Premium Auditors Appoints PCRB’s Roxanne Walker as Chair for New Mid-Atlantic Region Chapter

Roxanne Walker, Senior Field Operations Analyst-Technical Services at Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau, has been named Chapter Chair for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the National Society of Insurance Premium Auditors (NSIPA).

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09/21/2023

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PCRB Hires Former Journalist, PR and Marketing Veteran As First Communications and Marketing Manager

The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB) announces hiring Joe Petrucci as its first Communications and Marketing Manager. Petrucci, a former journalist with a broad and dynamic communications and marketing background, will expand and amplify the organization’s content and is charged with standardizing PCRB’s communications and branding.

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09/07/2023

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PCRB’s New Director of Actuarial Services, Jesse Marass, Earns Associateship from Casualty Actuarial Society

The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB) is pleased to announce that Jesse Marass has successfully fulfilled the examination requirements to become an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS). As a result, PCRB has promoted Marass to Director of Actuarial Services.

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08/30/2023

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Approval of New Experience Rating Plan Filing – Effective April 1, 2024

The Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner has approved, as filed, the PCRB's proposed Pennsylvania Experience Rating Plan Revisions. This filing becomes effective as of 12:01 a.m., April 1, 2024 with respect to new and renewal policies having Rating Effective Dates (RED) on or after that date.

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08/22/2023

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Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision In FELA Case Based on Pennsylvania’s Unique Corporate Law

Corporations registered in Pennsylvania can be sued in Pennsylvania state courts irrespective of the location of the corporation’s headquarters or where the claim arose.

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08/16/2023

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PCRB Introduces Information Bulletins, Bringing Members Latest Workers Compensation Updates

The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau (PCRB), a trusted, essential, and objective data collection organization supporting a healthy workers compensation system, is introducing a new form of communication for its membership.

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08/09/2023

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PCRB 2022 Financial Statements & Assessments Now Available

The PCRB has published the 2022 audited financial statements along with the adjustment of assessment.

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08/07/2023

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Submission of New Experience Rating Plan Filing – Effective April 1, 2024

The PCRB submitted Filing No. 340 to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department containing proposed revisions to the PA Experience Rating Plan (ERP). The proposed effective date is April 1, 2024.

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06/30/2023

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Approval of PCRB Filing No. 338 and Filing No. 339 - Revisions to Pennsylvania Basic Manual and Statistical Plan Related to Covid-19

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has approved PCRB Filings No. 338 and No. 339 which contained revisions to the PA Basic Manual and PA Statistical Plan Manual provisions related to the COVID-19.

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04/24/2023

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Collection of 2022 Annual Reports

The PCRB has published its collection of 2022 annual reports. This includes the Annual Report, State of the Line, State Activity, COVID-19 Activity, and two Medical Activity reports.

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04/21/2023

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Approval of Pennsylvania Construction Classification Premium Adjustment Program Manual Revisions

The Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner has approved the PCRB’s proposed Pennsylvania Construction Classification Premium Adjustment Program Manual Revisions. This filing becomes effective as of 12:01 a.m., October 1, 2023 with respect to new and renewal business only.

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03/30/2023

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Proposed Revisions to Pennsylvania Basic Manual Provisions Related to COVID-19

The PCRB submitted Filing No. 338 to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department containing proposed revisions to the PA Basic Manual provisions related to the COVID-19.

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03/30/2023

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Register now for the PCRB Annual Meeting 2023

The DCRB and PCRB have opened registration for this year’s Annual Meeting of its membership. The meeting returns to an in-person program on April 20, 2023, at the Sonesta Hotel, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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03/10/2023

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Annual Update of Industry Studies

The annual reviews of Schedule Rating Plans, Certified Safety Committee Program and Construction Classification Premium Adjustment Program are now available.

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02/16/2023

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Approval of Annual Loss Cost and "F" Classification Filings

The Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner has approved the PCRB’s proposed loss costs and other rating values, as filed for state act coverages and federal classifications.  These filings become effective as of 12:01 a.m., April 1, 2023.

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01/27/2023

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Submission of Annual Loss Cost Filing - Effective April 1, 2023

On December 2, 2022, the PCRB submitted Filing No. C-381 to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, containing a proposed overall change in loss costs of -3.33%.

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12/07/2022

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Submission of USL&HW Rating Value Filing - Effective April 1, 2023

On December 5, 2022, the PCRB submitted Filing No. C-382 to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, containing proposed rating values for US Longshore and Harbor Workers Act coverage (F-Classifications).

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12/07/2022