Membership

The West Virginia Workers Compensation Association offers a unique forum for members. Only as a group can employers initiate input, change and reform to the states workers’ compensation laws and rules.  Through the Association, companies are assured a voice for positive change and reform.

Many employers now see West Virginia as a stable workers’ compensation state.  This has not always been the case.  Our work and effort in 2003 reformed the workers’ compensation program that has provided a more stable and equitable program for both employee and employers.  This work is not done; it is an ongoing effort to keep the legislators educated on the need to maintain the system that has been put in place.  Your support in this organization ensures that your interests are protected and you have a voice in how workers’ compensation issues are addressed in West Virginia.

  •  Membership in WVWCA is open to qualified, self-insured employers, high deductible program employers and government agencies.
  •  Associate Membership is available to professionals and companies employed by Full Membership employers in the area of workers’ compensation.

WVWCA Member Benefits

We have participated in all workers’ compensation reforms,  remained fully engaged in maintaining a fair and balanced workers’ compensation system since WV’s successful transition to a fully private competitive workers’ compensation insurance market.
We remain the major employer participant in the workers’ compensation rule making process before the Offices of the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner and the Workers’ Compensation Industrial Council.

We frequently prepare written and oral comments on purposed rules.

We play a major role in evaluating proposed workers’ compensation legislation and provides its members with an analysis of the potential impact on self-insurers.

We promote appropriate policy positions supporting or opposing purposed legislation.

We provide support, comment, and negotiation on rules for security requirements for all self-insurers doing business in West Virginia.

We promote and develop events such as the annual conference which serve as a primary vehicle for networking and a platform for review of best practices that will serve self-insured employers.

Membership Fees

Full Member

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*Full Members get a $100 discount for the annual conference.

Associate Members $350*

*Associate members get $200 off exhibitor fees at the annual conference.

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