CompScope™ Benchmarks, 18th Edition

By Sharon E. Belton, Rebecca (Rui) Yang, Carol A. Telles, Evelina Radeva, Bogdan Savych, Karen Rothkin, Roman Dolinschi, William Monnin-Browder

April 23, 2018 Related Topics: CompScope™ Benchmarks

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’ compensation program. The benchmarks also provide an excellent baseline for tracking the effectiveness of policy changes and identifying important trends.

They examine how income benefits, overall medical payments, costs, use of benefits, duration of disability, litigiousness, benefit delivery expenses, timeliness of payment, and other metrics of system performance have changed from 2011 through 2016, with claims experience through 2017.

The 18 states in the study are Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. There are individual reports for every state except Arkansas and Iowa.

CompScope™ Benchmarks, 18th Edition. Sharon E. Belton, Roman Dolinschi, William Monnin-Browder, Evelina Radeva, Karen Rothkin, Bogdan Savych, Carol A. Telles, and Rui Yang. April 2018. WC-18-01 to WC-18-16.


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Research Questions:

  • How does the performance of a state system compare with that of other states?
  • How is workers' compensation system performance changing over time?

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