The Advisory Council over the years has conducted a number of studies on workers' compensation in Massachusetts. In addition, the Council has published annual reports on the State of the Workers' Compensation System for fiscal years 1987-2010.




The following are studies conducted by the Advisory Council:

Actuarial Analysis of the Insurance Rate Filing as Submitted by the Workers' Compensation Rating & Inspection Bureau of Massachusetts pdf format of 2005-rate-filing-kpmg.pdf
file size 1MB KPMG, (2005)

Analysis of September 2003 Workers' Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau of Massachusetts Rate Filing pdf format of 2003-rate-filing-tillinghast.pdf
file size 2MB Tillinghast - Towers Perrin, (2003)

Analysis of September 2001 Workers' Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau of Massachusetts Rate Filing pdf format of 2001-rate-filing-tillinghast.pdf
file size 1MB Tillinghast - Towers Perrin, (2001)

Addendum to the 1997 Tillinghast Analysis of Proposed Changes to Section 34 and 35 of Chapter 152 of the Massachusetts General Laws pdf format of 2000-addendum-34-35-tillinghast.pdf
file size 6MB Tillinghast, (2000)

Analysis of the Workers' Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau (WCRIBM) and State Rating Bureau (SRB) Rate Filings pdf format of 1999-rate-filing-tillinghast.pdf
file size 2MB Tillinghast - Towers Perrin, (1999)

Analysis of Proposed Changes to Section 34 and 35 of Chapter 152 of the Massachusetts General Laws pdf format of 1997-analysis-34-35-tillinghast.pdf
file size 2MB Tillinghast, (1997)

Review of the WC Ratemaking Concepts and WCRIB 8/14/97 Filing pdf format of 1997-rate-filing-ernstyoung.pdf
file size 4MB Ernst & Young LLP, (1997)

Competitive Rating of Workers' Compensation in Massachusetts pdf format of 1995-competitive-rating-jhalbert.pdf
file size 5MB J.H. Albert, (1995)

Study of Workers' Compensation Insurance Rate Methodology pdf format of 1994-rating-methodology-wyatt.pdf
file size 6MB The Wyatt Company, (1994)

Study of Workers' Compensation Wage Replacement Rates pdf format of 1994-wage-replacement-tillinghast.pdf
file size 8MB Tillinghast; Professor Peter Kozel, (1994)

Analysis of the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents' Dispute Resolution System pdf format of 1991-dispute-resolution-endispute.pdf
file size 11MB Endispute, Inc., B.D.O. Seidman, (1991)

Report to the Legislature on Occupational Disease pdf format of 1990-occupational-disease-wcac.pdf
file size 8MB Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, (1990)

Report to the Legislature on the Mark-up System for Case Scheduling pdf format of 1990-mark-up-wcac.pdf
file size 4MB Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, (1990)

Medical Access Study, Lynch-Ryan pdf format of 1990-medical-access-lynchryan.pdf
file size 5MB The Boylston Group, (1990)

The Analysis of Friction Costs Associated with the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation System - Volume 1 pdf format of 1990-friction-costs-v1-milliman.pdf
file size 1MB Milliman & Robertson, John Lewis, (1990)

The Analysis of Friction Costs Associated with the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation System - Volume 2 pdf format of 1990-friction-costs-v2-milliman.pdf
file size 5MB Milliman & Robertson, John Lewis, (1990)

The Analysis of Friction Costs Associated with the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation System - Volume 3 pdf format of 1990-friction-costs-v3-milliman.pdf
file size 4MB Milliman & Robertson, John Lewis, (1990)

Report to the Legislature on Public Employees pdf format of 1989-public-employees-wcac.pdf
file size 13MB Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, (1989)

Report to the Legislature on Competitive Rating pdf format of 1989-competitive-rating-wcac.pdf
file size 2MB Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, (1989)

Report on Competitive Rating pdf format of 1989-competitive-rating-tillinghast.pdf
file size 2MB Tillinghast, (1989)

Assessment of the Department of Industrial Accidents & Workers' Compensation System pdf format of 1989-dia-wcsystem-kpmg.pdf
file size 9MB KPMG & Peat Marwick Main & Co., (1989)

The Advisory Council's studies are available for review Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Massachusetts State Library, State House, Room 341, Boston, Massachusetts, 02133 or by appointment at the offices of the Advisory Council, 1 Congress Street, Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts 02114-2017 (617) 727-4900 ext. 7334.