CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition

These comprehensive reference reports measure the performance of 18 different state workers’ compensation systems, how they compare with each other, and how they have changed over time.

The reports are designed to help policymakers and others benchmark state system performance or a company’s workers’… Read More >>

CompScope™ Benchmarks for Wisconsin, 17th Edition

This study can help policymakers and other stakeholders interested in the Wisconsin workers’ compensation system identify current cost drivers and emerging trends in a wide variety of workers’ compensation cost components.

It compares Wisconsin’s performance  with 17 other states (Arkansas, California,… Read More >>

CompScope™ Benchmarks for Virginia, 17th Edition

This report helps policymakers and other system stakeholders interested in the Virginia workers’ compensation system identify current cost drivers and emerging trends in a wide variety of performance measures of state workers’ compensation systems.

It provides meaningful comparisons between Virginia and…

SAVE THE DATE - WCRI’s 2018 Annual Issues & Research Conference

The WCRI conference is a leading workers' compensation forum. The two-day program highlights presentations of WCRI’s latest research findings while drawing upon the diverse perspectives of highly respected workers’ compensation experts and policymakers from across the country. 


New CompScope™ Studies Examine Trends in Claim Costs and Impact of Reforms in 18 State Workers’ Compensation Systems

The claim costs and other metrics of 18 state workers’ compensation systems are analyzed in depth in a new series of studies, CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition, released by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI).


First Quarter Impact 2017 (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)

In states large and small, our work continues to be actively used by a diverse group of public officials and stakeholders, resulting in better, more informed decision making. Below is a sample of where our work was used over the last three months.


WCRI and The Walt Disney Company Discuss Injured Worker Outcomes at RIMS 2017 Annual Conference

Dr. John Ruser, president and CEO of the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), and Tim East, Director of Risk Management at The Walt Disney Company, will deliver a joint presentation on injured worker outcomes at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition, Wednesday, April 26, at 11am in room 116.


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Brad Lehto
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Minnesota AFL-CIO

“WCRI's research allows stakeholders in Minnesota to more independently evaluate our workers' compensation system. It leads to more informed discussion on system reforms in a balanced, unbiased manner. Over the…”

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