(a) Each certified self-insurer shall file an annual report with the division. The commissioner shall prescribe the form of the report and shall furnish blank forms for the preparation of the report to each certified self-insurer.
(b) The report must:
(1) include payroll information, in the form prescribed by this chapter and the commissioner;
(2) state the number of injuries sustained in the three preceding calendar years; and
(3) indicate separately the amount paid during each year for income benefits, medical benefits, death benefits, burial benefits, and other proper expenses related to worker injuries.
(c) Each certified self-insurer shall file with the division as part of the annual report annual independent financial statements that reflect the financial condition of the self-insurer. The division shall make a financial statement filed under this subsection available for public review.
(d) The division may require that the report include additional financial and statistical information.
(e) The certified self-insurer shall present evidence in the report of sufficient financial ability to meet all obligations under this chapter.
(f) The report must include an estimate of future liability for compensation. The estimate must be signed and sworn to by a certified casualty actuary every third year, or more frequently if required by the commissioner.
(g) If the commissioner considers it necessary, the commissioner may order a certified self-insurer whose financial condition or claims record warrants closer supervision to report as provided by this section more often than annually.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.057, eff. September 1, 2005.