Notice of Rate Hearing

Contact: Fairley McDonald, Chief Counsel
(334) 241-4120


A public hearing on proposed revisions of voluntary loss costs and rating values and assigned risk rates and rating values for workers compensation insurance as filed and requested by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. [“NCCI”], with a proposed effective date of March 1, 2020, will commence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, before the Commissioner of Insurance or his designee in the offices of the Alabama Department of Insurance, RSA Tower Suite 502, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, Alabama.


The filing proposes an overall average decrease of 3.4% to the current voluntary loss cost level and an overall average decrease of 11.5% to the current assigned risk rate level.


Any persons so desiring may submit a written statement in favor of or against the proposed rating levels and, in addition, may appear and/or make a sworn oral statement at the hearing. Written statements may be directed to the Department’s counsel identified below. Written statements must be received before Wednesday, November 6, 2019.


Failure of a representative of NCCI to be present at the hearing may result in denial of the requested relief.


NCCI is advised that the hearing will be transcribed by a court reporter and that the NCCI is responsible for reimbursing the Department of Insurance for the reporter’s appearance fee and cost of preparing the transcript, including reproduction of exhibits.