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Workers' compensation

Percentage of paid indemnity claims with selected types of benefits, injury-years 1984-2005 [1]

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Appendix

Benefit percentages of claims [2]

Injury
year
TTD/PTD [3]
TPD
PPD
Stipulated [4]
1984 94.2% 19.0% 17.7% 11.1%
1985 93.4% 20.8% 18.6% 12.3%
1986 92.3% 21.8% 20.2% 13.7%
1987 91.6% 24.8% 20.8% 14.7%
1988 91.0% 27.1% 22.6% 15.5%
1989 89.6% 28.3% 24.0% 17.5%
1990 88.2% 30.5% 25.6% 19.0%
1991 87.1% 32.2% 26.0% 19.3%
1992 85.7% 32.4% 26.0% 19.5%
1993 85.5% 31.5% 23.3% 18.4%
1994 84.7% 31.0% 20.6% 18.1%
1995 84.7% 31.3% 20.6% 17.1%
1996 84.4% 31.1% 21.4% 17.5%
1997 84.3% 30.9% 21.7% 17.4%
1998 84.4% 30.6% 22.2% 17.2%
1999 85.0% 29.9% 22.0% 17.4%
2000 84.7% 30.0% 22.3% 18.7%
2001 84.5% 29.1% 22.7% 19.3%
2002 84.9% 29.1% 23.1% 19.5%
2003 83.8% 29.0% 23.7% 20.1%
2004 84.2% 28.8% 23.8% 20.7%
2005 84.2% 28.9% 23.9% 20.5%
2006 83.3% 29.0% 24.0% 21.4%
2007 83.2% 28.4% 23.9% 21.9%
2008 82.8% 29.1% 24.1% 22.9%
2009 82.5% 29.6% 24.0% 23.3%
2010 83.2% 29.3% 22.6% 22.6%
2011 82.9% 28.5% 20.9% 23.9%
2012 82.8% 28.1% 20.1% 24.0%
2013 82.8% 28.5% 19.2% 24.7%
2014 83.0% 27.3% 19.1% 24.7%
2015 82.3% 27.9%    

1. Claims data is from the Department of Labor and Industry claims database. Claims percentages are "developed," meaning they are estimates (based on observed historical rates of claims development) of what the final percentages will be when claims are mature. Details in Appendix.

2. TTD and PTD benefits are not distinguished in the DLI database.

3. Stipulated benefits include both their indemnity and medical components, because the DLI database does not distinguish between them.

4. An indemnity claim may have more than one type of benefit paid. Therefore, the sum of the figures for the different benefit types is greater than the total (or 100 percent).

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