Tag Archives: workers’ compensation

Intriguing Details of PEO Industry’s Largest Public Firms

by Frank Huang | February 18, 2019 Because people have more interesting ways to spend their time than to pour over financial statements, I have taken it upon myself to do just that. Below are some interesting observations after looking at annual reports from the largest publicly-traded PEOs. Risk Factors Though rarely brimming with quantitative … Continue reading Intriguing Details of PEO Industry’s Largest Public Firms »

PEO Pricing: Strategic Pricing for Long-Term Profitability

by Frank Huang | February 15, 2019 One of the most common things a new client asks us to help with is to revamp their underwriting and pricing models. Obviously, the two go hand-in-hand, as underwriting and pricing decisions both utilize overlapping data sets like claims experience, experience mods, underlying exposures, etc. I originally wanted … Continue reading PEO Pricing: Strategic Pricing for Long-Term Profitability »

Merlinos & Associates Attends TXANS Conference

M&A’s Sue Buehler is attending the Texas Association of Responsible Nonsubscribers (TXANS) Annual Nonsubscriber Conference & Exhibition, March 27-28, in Austin.  TXANS promotes the use of sound and ethical practices relating to injury prevention and the provision of quality workplace injury benefits by non-subscribers to workers’ compensation. If you are going to be in Austin … Continue reading Merlinos & Associates Attends TXANS Conference »

Are State Regulators to Blame for Liberty Mutual’s Workers’ Compensation Rates?

David H. Long, President and CEO of Liberty Mutual, is reported to be blaming regulators for inadequate rates.  He cites New York and Massachusetts as states that are unresponsive to the industry’s rate needs.   Further, he is quoted as saying, “I’m hard pressed to come up with a state where pricing is adequate, off the … Continue reading Are State Regulators to Blame for Liberty Mutual’s Workers’ Compensation Rates? »