The unit statistical report requires header, exposure, and loss data.
Header Data is the information specific to the coverage provided by and the terms of the policy, such as: policy identification number, policy term, and the name of the insured.
Exposure data is the premium computation information, such as: classification, exposure amount, manual rate, and premium amount.
Loss data is the claim or benefit information, such as: accident date, kind of injury, and paid and incurred loss totals.
Yes. MWCIA has developed Manage USR application for carriers to view the result of submitted unit statistical reports and also to view Policy Verification, Expected and Overdue reports. It will also provide error information for rejected units.
Yes, please refer to the CDX User Guide for additional information.
Yes. MWCIA accepts unit reports electronically in WCSTAT format which was developed and approved by WCIO. Electronic submissions must be tested and approved for production. The submission instructions can be found on the WCSTAT Testing in our Carrier Electronic Reporting Requirements section. They may be submitted using BEEP via CDX (Please refer CDX User Guide).
Complete statistical information is required for the reporting of experience on the direct business for workers' compensation, voluntary and assigned risk, and employers liability insurance in Minnesota. These instructions apply to all policies and contracts of coverage except for coal mining policies.
Every policy requires a first report of the premium and losses valued as of eighteen months after the policy effective date. The first reports are submitted to the MWCIA between or during the 18th through 20th month after the policy effective month.
The losses are valued and reported at 12 month intervals following the first valuation and report. For more information, please refer Minnesota Statistical Plan Manual.
All unit reports required by this Plan shall be filed directly with:
Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association, Inc.
7701 France Avenue South, Suite 450
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435 – 3203
An additional copy of the unit report shall also be filed with the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) in those instances where interstate rating is applicable.
If the unit report was rejected, a Replacement unit has to be filed. If the unit report was accepted then a Correction Report must be filed.
Submit a copy of the policy information page, applicable endorsements and cancellations.
Carriers should review warning messages. If the unit report was filed incorrectly a correction report is required.
Class 0174 and the corresponding premium, even if a zero amount, must be reported on all polices and unit statistical reports.
Yes. Use correction type “M” in the Correction Indicator Type field.
File a correction indicator L. It is assumed that totals will change along with loss detail on correction reports.
Yes. The Manage USR application on MWCIA's website will provide reports in WCCNTL and also in PDF format.
Yes. Please refer Circular Letter 08-1533. Effective January 1, 2009, the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association, Inc. (MWCIA) will discontinue sending hard copy Unit Statistical Reports and Rejection Letters. Alternatively, the Unit Statistical Reports and Rejection Edit Errors will be available to member carriers to view online by the use of Manage USR.
MWCIA discontinued sending "hard copy" reports and rejection letters relating to USR data effective January 1, 2009. These reports are now available to members via MWCIA's website as part of our Manage USR program. Please refer to Circular Letter No. 08-1533 for further details regarding this change.
The same scope of data provided by the voluntary market is needed from the self-insured market. Refer to the MN Unit Statistical Plan Manual for details.
A replacement report is needed when a unit report is in rejected status.
A correction report is needed when a change has occurred on an accepted unit report.