GENERAL CIRCULAR LETTER 410 FEBRUARY 3, 2000
TO: Members of the Bureau
FROM: Donna Knepper
RE: Excess Insurance
The WCRB has been asked to remind member companies of the excess policy filing
procedures and requirements as found on Wisconsin Pages 40 and 41. The forms and
endorsement requirements are:
"III. Policy Forms & Endorsements
- The Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau has filed a Specific Excess Workers
Compensation Policy, an Aggregate Excess Workers Compensation Policy, and a Combination
Specific and Aggregate Excess Workers Compensation Policy with the Commissioner of
Insurance. These forms have been approved for use by all licensed insurers who are members
of this Bureau. Member-insurers may use their own excess forms provided that they provide
substantially the same coverage as the forms that have been filed and approved.
- Endorsement forms filed by the Bureau for use with the Standard Workers Compensation and
Employers Liability Policy may also be used with any excess policy.
- Excess policy forms that differ substantially from the filed forms, and endorsements
that have not been filed by the Bureau may not be used in Wisconsin without the express
approval of the Rating Committee of the Bureau and the Wisconsin Commissioner of
Also, copies of all Excess Policies issued must be filed with this Bureau within 60
days of the date of coverage.