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Premium Fraud (2)

What is the Effect of Premium Fraud Upon Experience Modifications and Experience Ratings?

Posted Friday, March 7, 2008

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What are the Most Common Allegations of Employer Premium Fraud?

Posted Friday, March 7, 2008

Premium Fraud and Penalties

Premium Fraud, also commonly called “employer fraud”, are those acts of fraud, including and not limited to under-reporting payroll, misclassification of employees’ duties, experience modification evasion, committed by or at the direction of an employer, for the purpose and with th...

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Premium Fraud and Penalties: Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud Reporting Act

The California Legislature has found and declared that: • Workers’ compensation fraud harms employers by contributing to the increasingly high cost of workers’ compensation insurance and self-insurance and harms employees by undermining the perceived legitimacy of all workers&rs...

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2012

Premium Fraud and Penalties: Going Bare: Penalties for Being Uninsured

Every employer must “secure the payment of compensation” by purchasing workers’ compensation insurance from a state-licensed (i.e., admitted) insurer or by obtaining a certificate of consent to self-insure from the Department of Industrial Relations (Labor Code 3700). The failu...

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2012

Premium Fraud and Penalties: Cal/OSHA Safety Assessment

Labor Code 62.7 creates a “Cal/OSHA Targeted Inspection and Consultation Fund” as a special account in the State Treasury. Proceeds are used for a targeted inspection (Labor Code 6314.1) and consultation programs (Labor Code 6354(a)). Assessments are imposed on employers “having...

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2012

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