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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 24-212



Notice to Workers' Compensation Insurance Carriers; Special Schedule ''W'' Data Call

[54 Pa.B. 876]
[Saturday, February 17, 2024]

 The Insurance Department (Department) is conducting its annual workers' compensation Special Schedule ''W'' data call. Authority for this data call can be found in section 655 of The Insurance Company Law of 1921 (40 P.S. § 815).

 Insurance companies that write workers' compensation insurance in this Commonwealth are required to complete the data call on or before April 15, 2024.

 Consistent with prior Special Schedule ''W'' data calls, the cover letter, general instructions and instructions for constraints affecting unpaid claims estimates are available on the Department's web site at (select ''Companies,'' then ''Industry Activity,'' then scroll to ''Product and Rate Activity'' and select ''Data Calls'').

New this year: Sections 9740 and 9741 of Part A and Parts B through E have been removed. Only Part A, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 remain.

 An e-mail announcing the data call will also be sent to insurance carriers writing workers' compensation insurance policies in this Commonwealth.

 The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau's (Bureau) Financial Data Manager (FDM) should be used to report all Special Schedule ''W'' information (including Coal Mine experience) instead of submitting directly to the Department. Refer to the Bureau's web site,, for further information on reporting workers' compensation experience for Special Schedule ''W'' using the FDM.

 Questions regarding this data call should be directed to Bojan Zorkic, Bureau of Property and Casualty Insurance, Actuarial Review Division, (717) 787-6968,

Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 24-212. Filed for public inspection February 16, 2024, 9:00 a.m.]

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