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Sec. 38a-1001.


Connecticut General Statute as amended to January 1, 2021, regarding
Private Employer Workers’ Compensation Group Self-Insurance


Sec. 38a-1001. Definitions. As used in subsection (e) of section 31-288 and sections 31-289b, 31-316, 31-345 and 38a-1000 to 38a-1023, inclusive:

(1) "Administrator" means an individual, partnership or corporation engaged by a workers' compensation self-insurance group's board of trustees to carry out the policies established by the group's board of trustees and to provide day-to-day management of the group.

(2) "Commissioner" means the Insurance Commissioner.

(3) "Insolvent" or "insolvency" means the inability of a workers' compensation self-insurance group to pay its outstanding lawful obligations as they mature in the regular course of business, as may be shown either by an excess of its required reserves and other liabilities over its assets or by its not having sufficient assets to reinsure all of its outstanding liabilities after paying all accrued claims owed by it.

(4) "Net premium" means premium derived from standard premium adjusted by any advance premium discounts.

(5) "Service company" means a person or entity which provides services not provided by the administrator, including but not limited to: (A) Claims adjustment; (B) safety engineering; (C) compilation of statistics and the preparation of premium, loss and tax reports; (D) preparation of other required self-insurance reports; (E) development of members' assessments and fees; and (F) administration of a claim fund.

(6) "Standard premium" means the premium derived from the manual rates adjusted by experience modification factors but before advance premium discounts.

(7) "Workers' compensation", when used as a modifier of "benefits", "liabilities" or "obligations", includes both workers' compensation and employers' liability.

(8) "Workers' compensation self-insurance group" or "group" means a not-for-profit association consisting of fifteen or more employers who are engaged in the same or similar type of business, who are members of the same bona fide trade or professional association which has been in existence for not less than five years, and who enter into agreements to pool their liabilities for workers' compensation benefits and employers' liability.

(P.A. 96-267, S. 2.)