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Feature Articles

  • ARROW Update

    ARROW has been updated to include an automatic benchmarking feature for carriers to compare their own data with statewide results.  ARROW can be found at https://mwcia.org/Pages/ARROW. 

  • MWCIA Webzone Madness Results

    The final game was very close we went into overtime.  The team cutting down the net is the Manage Policy System Meteors!!!  The winners were chosen via a random drawing of names and will be released in the next MWCIA Newsletter.


    Thanks for participating we hope you had fun!


  • MWCIA Webzone Madness Week 3 Results

    It’s here! The battle royale that you’ve been waiting for!  The finals are going to be a showdown between the Manage Policy System Meteors and the Smokin’ Class Code Searchers.  Who will win between our Titans of virtual hoops and who will slink back to their landing page cryin’?  That’s up to you my friends…check in on Tuesday next week to vote and for your final chance to enter to win a $25 gift card.


  • MWCIA Webzone Madness Week 2 Results

    In a crazy down to the wire finish with seconds on the clock and a three-pointer from deep in the corner, the Mysterious Important Links edged out the Streetwise newsletters to hang onto their spot.  The Forms weren’t so Fortunate this week as those pesky Lingering Experience Mod Lookups bumped them out of the bracket.  What will happen in week 3 is anyone’s guess.  The only way to know for sure is to play next week on Tuesday 26th and check back for the winners inside the Feature Articles section of the MWCIA website on Thursday 28th.

    For a complete Tournament bracket see the page 2.

    Even if you didn’t participate previously, you are still eligible to participate in the next rounds and win the $25 gift card.


  • MWCIA Webzone Madness Week 1 Results

    In a stunning week of upsets and close victories, week one of MWCIA Webzone Madness has come to an end.

    In the most surprising upset we have the Fortunate Forms outscoring the Online Assigned Risk Eagles by a stunning 63%!  And in a tight fought game, the Imperial Annual reports just edged past the ACCEDE Hotshots.  Whew, it was a nail biter!

    For a complete Tournament bracket see the page 2.

    Even if you didn’t participate in the first round, you are still eligible to participate in the next rounds.

    Next week’s matchups will be sent out on Tuesday 19th, we’ll see YOU, in the Webzone!


  • MWCIA Webzone Madness

    In honor of March Madness and to encourage you to explore all the great resources on our website, we invite you to participate in the MWCIA Webzone!

    The rules for participation and entry to win one of three $25 gift cards are simple. Click on the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MWCIAMARCHMADNESS to the take part in the matches through survey monkey.  You must leave a valid email address to participate. (This is only so that we can add it to the random drawing for the gift card and have a way to contact you should you win.)

    Simply pick your favorite or most useful MWCIA web application or reference page out of the matchups listed and vote!

    We’ve got some great lineups here for week one!  Be sure to keep your eyes on all the matchups, as to see if the favorites win.  Will the Computer Based Training (CBT) Chillers freeze out the Golden Ratemaking Reporters? Or will the Lingering (Experience Mod) Lookups finally overtake the Manual Mauraders?

    Check back on Thursday for the winner.
    Visit us again on Tuesday for the next question.

    Another round begins the following week.

    It really is that easy!    We hope this helps brighten up a long winter and brings a smile to your face.

    MWCIA Staff and Management
    (Employees of MWCIA are not eligible to win prizes in this contest.)

  • MWCIA Open Position

    MWCIA has a position open for Director of Actuarial Services.  To view more about the position or to apply please click the link below to be taken to our Careers page.

    Careers at MWCIA

  • How to Obtain Minnesota Experience and Merit Rating Information

    With the rollout of the new WCUNDERWRITING Web Service (see Circular 18-1739), MWCIA now offers even more ways to access experience and merit rating information.  For a brief overview of all the available methods of obtaining Minnesota experience and merit rating information, please see this chart: How to Obtain Rating Info This document is also available on the CARRIERS (or AGENTS) menu, under Experience Rating, by clicking on "How to Obtain Rating Info".

  • SAVE THE DATE: Minnesota Work Comp Forum 9/21/18

    The Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association (WCRA) and Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association (MWCIA) are teaming up September 21, 2018, to provide educational workshops regarding the Minnesota Workers' Compensation system and to offer education for navigating the various resources available.  Our day-long, free event provides opportunities to learn from industry professionals, meet local and regional professionals, and expand attendees' knowledge and networks.  Lunch will be provided.  Information and Registration at: minnesotaworkcompforum.com

  • Merit Rating and Depop: Any Device, Anywhere

    Improvements in technology have made information more accessible than ever. In the age of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), telecommuting, and Results Oriented Working Environments (ROWE), it’s no longer a given that we are all accessing information on the same devices. With that in mind, MWCIA is constantly seeking ways to provide information in formats that appeal to just about everyone. MWCIA has rolled out another enhancement to one of our existing website functions to make it easier for our agents, underwriters, and the general public to access information from anywhere on any device.  We have now updated our Merit Rating and AR Depop searches to be on a responsive design!  So for all our underwriters, marketing reps, and agents working in their cars on the road, and away from their desks, we only have one thing to say – “don’t depop and drive”. Other products that conform to the responsive design are: the Minnesota Manuals, Web Membership, CBTs, and the Classification search. We are excited to offer this convenient feature to our subscribers.  Stay tuned for more useful tips, tricks and enhancements to come.