Connecticut Insurance Department
Insurance Department
Katharine L. Wade
Cathleen Cirone
September 26, 2016

Executive Summary and Notice of Public Comment For
National Council On Compensation Insurance
Rate and Loss Cost Filing Effective January 1, 2017
To view the filing:
Click here to view the filing in PDF: Voluntary Loss Costs And Assigned Risk Rates Proposed Effective January 1, 2017

(This rate filing is in a protected PDF format provided by the NCCI. If you need to access the content in an alternate format please contact NCCI representative Laura Backus Hall at

Access it through the CID’s online SERFF site (see instructions below)
To review the filings in SERFF go to Form Filings on the Department’s website
  1. Select BEGIN SEARCH
  2. Scroll down and select ACCEPT to enter the CT SERFF system
  3. Select PROPERTY & CASUALTY under Business Type
  4. Type in NCCI under Company Name
  5. Enter 9/22/16 under Submission Date
  6. Select SEARCH and click on the first filing
Commissioner Katharine L. Wade today announced a thirty (30) day period of public comment on the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (“NCCI”) voluntary loss cost and assigned risk rate filing. Below, the Connecticut Insurance Department (“Department”) has summarized the filing and provided a link to the filing including supporting documentation. The Department does not intend to hold a public hearing concerning this filing. However, interested parties are encouraged to provide comments concerning the subject filing to Cathleen Cirone, Insurance Associate Examiner at the address provided below or via email.
NCCI is proposing that the Department approve a -10.9% change to the current voluntary loss costs and a -10.9% change to the current assigned risk rate level.  The new loss costs and assigned risk rates which are the subject of this Public Notice take effect on January 1, 2017.
The proposed change in Advisory Loss Costs reflects the following pure premium level changes & The proposed change in Assigned Risk Market Rates reflects the following rate level changes:
Industry Group
Voluntary Market
Pure Premium Loss cost &
Assigned Risk Rate Change (%)
Office & Clerical-12.2%
Goods & Services-9.1%
Overall Change-10.9%
The key components of the Advisory Loss Costs and Assigned Risk Market Rate changes are comprised of the following elements:
Key Component
Pure Premium
Voluntary Market
Change (%)
Assigned Risk Premium
Level Change (%)
Experience and Trend-11.8%-10.9% *
Loss-Based Expenses+0.3%N/A
Change in Assigned Risk Multiplier  N/A0.0%
Overall Change-10.9%-10.9%
*Voluntary Loss Cost Change Level
The public may contact Cathleen Cirone in the Property and Casualty Division with questions and comments concerning this filing.
Cathleen Cirone
Insurance Associate Examiner
Property & Casualty Division
State of Connecticut
Insurance Department
P.O. Box 816 
Hartford, CT  06142-0816
Telephone: 860-297-3870