List of self-insured employers in Massachusetts

Some employers in Massachusetts can insure themselves for workers' compensation. Find out the requirements and which employers are self-insured.

Requirements to be self-insured

The Department of Industrial Accidents Office of Insurance issues self-insurance licenses to qualified employers with at least 300 employees and $750,000 in annual standard premium. To be self-insured, employers must have enough capital to cover the expenses associated with self-insurance (i.e., a bond, reinsurance, TPA, and lawyer). 

Self-insured list

Effective 2/23/2017

ABF Freight System, Inc.
Ahold Americas Holdings, Inc.
American National Red Cross 
BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc.
Baystate Health, Inc. 
Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. 
Berkshire Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Big "Y" Foods, Inc. 
Bose Corporation 
Boston Medical Center Corporation 
Brandeis University 
Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc. 
Caregroup, Inc.
Children's Medical Center Corporation (The) 
Circle Health, Inc.
Cooley-Dickenson Healthcare Corp.
Costco Wholesale Corp. 
CBS Corporation
CVS Health Corporation
Delhaize America, LLC
Demoulas Supermarkets, Inc.         
E.I. Dupont de Nemours & Co. 
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.
Eversource Energy
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.
Federal Express Corporation     
Foundation of the Mass. Eye & Ear (The)  
General Motors, LLC
Golub Corp. (The) 
Haartz Corporation (The) 
Hallmark Health Corp.
Hasbro, Inc.
Hollingsworth & Vose Co. 
Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. 
Horizon Beverage Group, Inc.
Hyatt Corporation
International Paper Company 
Kiewit Corporation
Lahey Health Systems, Inc. 
Lawrence General Hospital 
Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc.
Mass. Institute of Technology 
Mass. Water Resource Authority 
MetLife, Inc. 
Mount Holyoke College 
National Grid USA
Nordstrom, Inc.
Northeastern University 
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Parker-Hannifin Corp. 
Partners Healthcare Systems, Inc.
President & Trustees of Williams College 
President & Fellows of Harvard College 
Procter & Gamble Co. (The) 
Roman Catholic Bishop of Worcester 
Saint Gobain Abrasives, Inc.
Sherwin Williams Co. (The) 
Signature Healthcare Corporation
South Shore Hospital 
Southcoast Health System, Inc.
Steward Health Care System LLC
Sturdy Memorial Foundation, Inc. 
Target Corporation
Teradyne, Inc. 
Textron, Inc. 
Toys "R" Us-Delaware Inc. 
Trinity Health Corporation
TriWire Engineering Solutions, Inc.
Trustees of Boston College
Trustees of Boston University 
Trustees of Tufts College & Walnut Hills Properties
Tufts Medical Center Parent, Inc.
Umass Memorial Healthcare, Inc.
Unifirst Corporation 
United Air Lines 
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Walgreen Eastern Company, Inc. 
Wendy’s Company. (The)   
Weetabix Company, Inc. (The) 
Wegman’s Food Markets, Inc.
Western Mass. Electric Co.
YRC Worldwide, Inc. 

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