LWCC Resource Center
The most updated information across LWCC’s many functions.
LWCC Announces 4.2% Rate Reduction for 2022
LWCC has completed its annual actuarial review and analysis and is pleased to announce an average rate reduction of 4.2%, effective May 1, 2022. Additionally, LWCC has adopted the 2022 NCCI miscellaneous values and the officer and owner payroll limitations.
Find your resource
LWCC has specialized resources targeted to each audience we serve. Access the resources, forms, guides, and articles you need to better Louisiana one business and one worker at a time.
Safety resources, online claims management, and bill payment are just a few of the resources available
Return to work quickly and safety with support both from LWCC's team and online resource center
Develop and support a strong safety culture with support from LWCC's team and online resources
Take Your T.I.M.E. to Avoid Electrical Hazards
Potential contact with electricity or work with electrical tools can pose serious risks to employee safety. Learn some best practices and policies to help prevent the risk of electrical-related harm.
Online Safety Training Courses
This Safety Services resource is a powerful Learning Management System (LMS) that allows policyholders to select from an extensive catalog of content and deliver computer-based safety training and curriculum customized to the specific needs of your workplace.
Billy Beane Launches LWCC Speaker Series
LWCC launched the Speaker Series at the Foster Learning Center on December 8, with an event featuring Billy Beane, Major League Baseball (MLB) executive and subject of the bestselling book and Oscar nominated film, Moneyball.
Elevating the Agent Experience
At LWCC we are constantly looking for ways to improve how we do business with our agent partners and serve our policyholders. Here is a summary of some of the improvements we have made over the last couple of years.
Benefits of Being an LWCC Agent Partner
Are you a new Louisiana commercial insurance agency looking for workers' compensation companies to contract? Or even a veteran agent who is not currently working with us? Here are a few benefits you can count on if you choose to work with LWCC.
Guide to Online Payroll Reporting
Monthly payroll reporting is an alternative method of premium payment that may benefit policyholders whose payroll may vary from month to month. Learn more about how to go about reporting payroll online via LWCC Interactive.
Meet Our LiveWell Fitness Partner: Cooper Wellness Strategies
Introducing LWCC’s LiveWell fitness team, Cooper Wellness Strategies, who provide employee fitness training as part of our innovative LiveWell program. Read on to learn more about the program, plus some tips for living a healthy lifestyle.
2021 Agency Council & Service Enhancement Panel Members
The following agency partners exemplify excellence in commercial insurance knowledge and share LWCC’s commitment to being Louisiana Loyal. We appreciate their service to our mutual insureds and the insights that help LWCC be a catalyst elevating Louisiana’s position in America.
Safety Services Request Form
Need to get in touch with our Safety Services team or request access to safety resources? Fill out the form and provide as many details as possible regarding your request, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
2021 NCCI Miscellaneous Values & Ownership Payroll Limitation Summary
LWCC uses the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) Miscellaneous Values and the Ownership Payroll Limitation Summary for all new and renewal business. Please access the current Miscellaneous Values and the Ownership Payroll Limitation Summary for 2021 here.
Developing a Written Safety Plan: A Guide
A successful safety program should reflect the philosophy and attitude of the organization regarding the workplace safety of its workforce. LWCC Safety Service’s Consultants on Call can assist in identifying the fundamentals to create and sustain an effective workplace safety program.
Safety Support Document Library
Employee educational awareness is a key method to reducing injury frequency and severity in the workplace. Periodic safety meeting guides on hazard identification and abatement can lead to increased safety on the job. Our library on various safety topics can provide additional resources to reduce employee injuries.
Maximizing Pandemic Downtime: A Focus on Safety
Before you open your doors for business, the LWCC Safety Services Team reminds business leaders to take advantage of the fact that many companies currently have few, if any, employees on-site.
Fireworks Safety: Don't Get Burned!
While spectacular to see up close, fireworks are explosives that can and will burn you if you’re not careful. Our Safety Services Team has compiled a list of safety tips in the interest of keeping every Louisiana citizen safe.
Louisiana Business Startup Guide
So, you’re ready to start a business. You have a great new idea or skill set to contribute to your community and you’re chomping at the bit to get started. We hope this list helps turn your vision into action and your dream into reality.
Drug Free Workplaces: Spread Awareness, Make a Plan.
LWCC stands with the National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance, a division of Drug Free America Foundation, to promote the annual observance of National Drug-Free Work Week from October 12 – 16.
Holiday Safety: Check it Once, Check it Twice
From the food to the décor, make sure you’re practicing safety through the holiday season. While considered common sense, the hustle and bustle may make these simple tips easy to forget
New Year, New Safety Resolutions
Many of us set resolutions for the new year ranging from minor goals to major lifestyle changes. Do you make resolutions for your company or your job? LWCC encourages you to head into 2021 with a focus on safety. A safe workplace is a more productive one.
Off to Work You Go, Safely
Employers must restructure the daily work environment. Employees must change the way they go about performing daily tasks. Either way, putting a return-to-work plan into action helps produce best outcomes for everyone.
Distracted Driving: Not Worth the Risks
When thinking of distracted driving, we immediately think of talking or texting on a cell phone. Although that is a major source of distraction across drivers, there are other ways a driver’s attention can be diverted.
Be Proactive this Hurricane Season
Following an active 2020 season, with 2 major storms making landfall in Southwest Louisiana, it is important that businesses properly prepare. The best time for this is before the threat is imminent.
Audits Aren't So Scary
With proper preparation, audits are nothing to fear. An audit can just as easily result in a refund as it can a bill. Access our helpful audit guide to prepare for your next audit and learn about what to expect.
Reimbursement Schedule for Workers’ Comp.
The purpose of the medical reimbursement schedule is to determine the maximum reimbursement allowed according to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, set by the Louisiana Office of Workers’ Compensation. Click here to learn how to access the current version of the reimbursement schedule.
First Report of Injury (Longshore)
Employees injured while engaged in maritime employment upon the navigable waters of the United States require the completion of Form LS-202. Timeliness is especially important with longshore reporting.
First Report of Injury
When a worker is injured on the job, a First Report of Injury must be completed. The First Report of Injury provides necessary information needed to begin the claims process.
How to Report a Workers’ Comp Claim
Getting injuries reported immediately, within one hour, even if you do not have all of the necessary information about the claim is critical. Every day you delay reporting an injury can substantially increase claim costs, which potentially can drive up your premium.
Utilization Review (UR) Rules
LWCC is required under LAC 40: I. 2701 to obtain information on medical treatment plans to determine whether or not coverage is provided. Click here to learn more about the steps and the process of Utilization Review as a medical provider.
Model New Business Submission Guide for Agents
The speed and competitiveness of an LWCC quote relies heavily on the amount and quality of information provided upfront by our agent partners. Here is an outline of the minimum requirements and best practices for applications submitted through our online portal CompZone.
Second Injury Fund (SIF Questionnaire)
The Second Injury Fund (SIF) is a state-administered program that may reimburse part of a claim when an employee with a permanent pre-existing condition is subsequently injured on the job.
Overtime Adjustment Information & Calculation
In many instances, a portion of overtime pay can be deducted from “Gross Wages” when calculating workers’ compensation premiums. Here, we define overtime and provide a calculator for your overtime adjustments.
How to Identify the Right Agent for You
Working with the right insurance agent is a great way to ensure you have an advisor who can properly guide you on the insurance policies you need. Here we’ll outline some basic information on how to choose an insurance agent that will work best for you.
Change of Name or Ownership Request for Information (ERM-14)
Ownership is a valuable piece to the Experience Modifier calculation. Make sure LWCC and NCCI have up-to-date information on the ownership of the entities your clients have insured.
Employee Certificate of Compliance (Form LWC-WC-2025.EE)
The Employee Certificate of Compliance (Form LWC-WC-2025.EE) is a legal form released by the Louisiana Workforce Commission - a government authority operating within Louisiana. Injured workers are statutorily required to fill out this form and return to their Claims rep for Lost Time Claims.
Consultants on Call
LWCC’s experienced safety professionals can assist you in reducing the frequency and severity of workplace accidents. Our Safety Services Consultants are available to conduct onsite evaluations, provide consultations, explain our free safety resources and offer recommendations to reduce exposures—at no extra charge to you.
Online Safety Training Courses
Do you need formal or documented safety training for your employees? LWCC Safety Services has a resource to help accomplish this need and can provide certificates of completion or spreadsheets for your records.
Safety Video Lending Library- Streaming and DVD Formatted Titles
LWCC policyholders can utilize safety videos free of charge through our Safety Video Lending Library program. Hundreds of safety titles are available in both Streaming and DVD format and in multiple languages. Register once and enjoy unlimited views of up to 5 selected titles per month.
Mobile Safety Training Center
Do you need to train a large number of employees in a short period of time and do not have the resources? LWCC’s Go Safe mobile training center may be a solution to your delima. Check with your Safety Services Consultant to determine how this resource may solve your safety education requirements.
Virtual Driver Simulator
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roadway transportation incidents account for more fatal workplace fatalities each year than any other cause. LWCC’s interactive virtual driver simulation tool allows employees to experience behind the wheel situations without being on the road.
Sample Drug-Free Workplace Policy
Do you have a written drug and alcohol policy for your organization to address accidents and intoxication? Louisiana law provides an employer the right to require employees to submit to drug testing if they are injured on the job. Case law exists that the presumptions do not apply unless an employer has a written and promulgated drug policy.
Injured Worker First Fill Prescription Form (English & Spanish)
In the event of a workplace injury that requires medication, completing this form can assist in providing the injured eligible prescriptions for first-fill at no cost of their own.
Getting Back to Work: A Guide for Injured Workers
As your employer’s workers’ comp insurance company, it is LWCC’s mission to help you successfully return to work as quickly and safely as possible.
The LWCC Employee Experience
While we deliver safety and security to businesses and workers across our state, we know that this commitment starts by taking care of our own employees. Named to the Best Places to Work by the Baton Rouge Business Report three times and counting, LWCC prioritizes its employees, reflected in our average employee tenure of over 14 years.