Texas DWC Approves 7 To Self-Insure For Workers’ Compensation

                               

Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation (TDI-DWC) approved seven renewals of the Certificates of Authority for companies to self-insure their workers' compensation claims for a one-year period under the TDI-DWC Self-Insurance Program. These companies collectively employ approximately 27,900 employees in Texas.

Under Texas law, certain large, private companies can self-insure for workers' compensation claims, while retaining the protection of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act for the company and for its employees. To qualify, a company must have a minimum workers' compensation insurance unmodified manual premium of $500,000 and meet other requirements subject to annual review.

The following companies received self-insurance certificates:

  • ABF Freight System, Inc., Fort Smith, AR
  • Ascension Health, St. Louis, MO
  • Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont
  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Houston
  • Leonard Family Corporation, San Antonio
  • Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., Mauldin, SC
  • PACCAR Inc., Bellevue, WA
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