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Insurers or Reinsurers Authorized to Reinsure the Injury, Disablement, or Death Portions of Workers' Compensation Policies

The list below is provided pursuant to California Insurance Code Section 11691.3 (formerly § 11690.5), which states in pertinent part as follows:

"The Commissioner shall establish a list of all insurers or reinsurers authorized to reinsure the injury, disablement, or death portions of policies of workers' compensation insurance under the class of disability insurance. An insurer or reinsurer shall be authorized to reinsure the injury, disablement, or death portions of policies of workers' compensation insurance under the class of disability insurance if it has complied with Section 11691. The Commissioner shall publish a master list of those insurers or reinsurers at least semiannually. Any insurer or reinsurer providing the notification and deposit required by Section 11691 shall be added by addendum to the list at the time of approval, and shall be incorporated into the master list at the next date of publication. The list and addenda required by this section shall be published so that they are readily accessible to insurers and producers."

Insurers and reinsurers of California workers' compensation business should be fully cognizant of and compliant with the deposit requirements prescribed in Section 11690 - 11703 before engaging in either the insurance or reinsurance of such business.

Inclusion on the statutory list does not constitute an official recommendation or endorsement of any insurer or reinsurance arrangement by the Insurance Department.

Warning Required by Section 11691.3

If an insurer enters into a contract of reinsurance with an insurer or reinsurer reinsuring the injury, disablement, or death portions of policies of workers' compensation insurance under the class of disability insurance that is not authorized pursuant to this section, the ceding insurer may not be able to claim that reinsurance for reserve credit.

NO. REINSURER NAME* NAIC NO.
1 ALLIANZ LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA 90611
2 ALTERRA REINSURANCE USA INC. 10829
3 AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY 60739
4 AMERICAN PHOENIX LIFE AND REASSURANCE COMPANY 91785
5 AMERICAN UNITED LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 60895
6 CANADA LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY (THE) 80659
7 CONNECTICUT GENERAL LIFE INS CO 62308
8 CONTINENTAL ASSURANCE COMPANY 62413
9 FACTORY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY 21482
10 GENERAL AMERICAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 63665
11 JOHN HANCOCK LIFE INS CO (USA) 65838
12 LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA 65498
13 LINCOLN NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (THE) 65676
14 NATIONWIDE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 66869
15 PHOENIX LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 67814
16 RELIANCE STANDARD LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 68381
17 RELIASTAR LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 67105
18 RGA REINSURANCE COMPANY 93572
19 SUN LIFE ASSURANCE CO OF CANADA 80802
20 SWISS RE LIFE & HEALTH AMERICA INC 82627
21 UNUM LIFE INS CO OF AMERICA 62235

Table Updated Date: March 14, 2014

Note: * - Questionnaire filings are to be made on at least an annual basis and to be approved by the Department.

If your company has made a filing and is not on the list, or otherwise believes it should be listed, please contact Workers' Compensation Deposit Review Team Hotline at (213) 346-6433. The required form for filing can be found on this website.

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