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04Aug 2020
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State Fund’s New MPN – Bringing Better Quality Care to California’s Injured Workers

We’re moving our MPN management in-house in order to cultivate stronger relationships with our medical providers. With the launch of our new State Fund MPN, we’ve created a team of specialists to focus on relationship building. They’ll engage with doctors … Read more »

05Aug 2020
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New Tool Enables Employers to Build Safety Plan Online

State Fund’s IIPP Builder℠ is a new online tool designed to help employers comply with the Cal/OSHA standard that requires them to have a written Illness and Injury Prevention Program (IIPP). Creating an effective IIPP can be a difficult and … Read more »

05Aug 2020
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New Anti-Fraud Resources for Policyholders

Effectively fighting fraud is an important step to keep insurance costs down and protect California employers and employees. State Fund is committed to fighting workers’ compensation fraud.  In support of our policyholders, we have developed new Anti-Fraud Resources to assist … Read more »

05Aug 2020
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State Fund’s Employer Education Webinars

We recently concluded another series of Employer Education webinars and wanted to share our good news. The webinars were well received by our policyholders and brokers, and attendance exceeded our expectations with more than 3,500 people attending nine live webinars. … Read more »

05Aug 2020
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State Fund Expands Green Efforts in 2020

State Fund recently entered into an agreement with ENGIE Services of North America to install solar panels consisting of more than 10MW of solar production with accompanying battery storage at six of our locations. Along with this project, we’re adding … Read more »

24Apr 2020
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State Fund Launches Two Support Funds to Assist California Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis

Essential Business Support Fund To support California’s essential businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, State Fund has established the Essential Business Support Fund — a $50 million relief fund to help policyholders defray the costs of protecting workers from coronavirus and … Read more »

24Apr 2020
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State Fund CFO Discusses Dividends and Withstanding Crisis

Pete Guastamachio was appointed State Fund’s Chief Financial Officer in September 2014. He brings more than 35 years of high-level experience from the financial sector, and joined State Fund in February 2009, as our first Chief Investment Officer. We met … Read more »

24Apr 2020
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Assembly Bill 5 – Redefining Employment Status for Workers’ Compensation Effective July 1, 2020

Assembly Bill 5 changed the 30-year-old test to determine employment status of California workers effective January 1, 2020 for wage orders, and effective July 1, 2020 for workers’ compensation purposes. The bill created a new “ABC Test”, replacing the previous … Read more »

23Apr 2020
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State Fund is Offering Payment Flexibility in Response to COVID-19

In times like these, when we are all doing our part to stop the spread of COVID-19, we are thinking about our policyholders. We recognize that many businesses across the state are experiencing dramatic drops in revenue and making abrupt … Read more »

23Apr 2020
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State Fund Rounds Up COVID-19 Safety Resources

Make it easy for your clients to find important Coronavirus safety resources by sharing State Fund’s COVID-19 resource center available at SafeAtWorkCA.com. Our website is a one-stop shop that includes information on preventing the spread of the virus, teleworker ergonomics, … Read more »