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Policy Activity Rebate (PAR) Program overview
A customizable plan that allows employers to choose from 33 activities to earn a rebate

BWC has extended the Policy Activity Rebate (PAR) Program for a second year. We developed this program to raise employers' awareness and increase understanding of some of the most important aspects of workers' compensation, including safety, claims and policy management. PAR puts you in control, offering a wide range of activities that provide your organization a chance to earn a 50-percent premium rebate up to $2,000.

PAR is a customizable plan that allows employers to choose from 33 activities to earn a rebate. Each activity has associated credits. Depending on the nature of the activity, you can earn up to two credits. You must complete 11 credits during the enrolled policy year. Private employers have until May 31, 2020, to complete their activities. Public employers have until Nov. 30, 2020.

Eligibility

Only state-fund employers may receive a rebate. This includes private employers and public employer taxing districts. 

  • Private employers in an active, reinstated or debtor-in-possession status as of the enrollment date.
    • Enrollment period through Jan. 31, 2020.
    • We will calculate the rebate using the true-up premium for the July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019, policy period.
  • Public-taxing district employers in an active or reinstated status as of the enrollment date.
    • Enrollment period through July 31, 2020.
    • We will calculate the rebate using the true-up premium for the Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. 31, 2019, policy year.
  • Employer must have had at least $350 billed premium for the applicable policy period.
  • Not compatible with the following programs: Group-experience rating; group-retrospective rating; individual-retrospective rating, and claim cost deductible.
  • Professional employer organizations (PEOs) are not eligible for the program, unless the PEO and each of the PEOs clients meet all eligibility and program requirements.

Enrolling in the program

Private employers: Complete the Application for the Policy Activity Rebate Program by Jan. 31, 2020.

Public employers: Complete the Application for the Policy Activity Rebate Program by July 31, 2020.


For your convenience, BWC is conducting a FREE 15-minute educational webinar to eligible policyholders to learn about the PAR program.

Click the link below to register:


• Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 – 11 a.m.

If you are unable to attend the above webinar, the following is a recording of a previous webinar for your convenience. Click here to view. 

 

Resources

Policy Activity Rebate Program progress look-up