The 15th edition of CompScope™ Benchmarks for Pennsylvania can help policymakers and other system stakeholders identify current cost drivers and emerging trends in a wide variety of workers’ compensation cost components, such as indemnity benefits, duration of temporary disability, lump-sum settlements, medical payments, and benefit delivery expenses. It also shows how total costs per claim and their cost components in Pennsylvania compared with the other 16 study states (Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin). This study covers the time period of 2008 to 2013, for claims with experience through March 2014. Findings from other WCRI studies related to physician dispensing and narcotics are also included.
CompScope™ Benchmarks for Pennsylvania, 15th Edition. Evelina Radeva. April 2015. WC-15-18.
1) How does the performance of a state system compare with that of other states?
2) How is workers' compensation system performance changing over time?
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