Workers Compensation Rate Changes Effective October 1, 2012

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August 1st, 2012

The State of Wisconsin, Office of the Commissioner of Insurance has approved an overall decrease in Workers Compensation rates of 1.36%.  Rates are effective as of October 1, 2012 and apply to new and renewal business only.

New maximum cap per claim is now $186,500! (previously $171,000) 

Rate Level Change By Industry Group Level Change:

  • Manufacturing -3.40%
  • Contracting -2.40%
  • Office & Clerical -4.80%
  • Goods & Services +1.00%
  • Miscellaneous +2.10%
  • Overall -1.36%

A copy of the complete letter from the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance is available. 

For more information and how R&R Insurance can help lower your Workers Compensation premiums, please visit our website.


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