The following statistical reports analyse aspects of the Western Australian workers’ compensation and injury management scheme to offer insight into the health and viability of the scheme.

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Scheme reports
Claims Experience Status Report

This claims experience report measures trends and changes in relation to key elements of the WA workers’ compensation scheme including claim numbers, payments per claim reported and average case estimates. This report is prepared by WorkCover WA.

Scheme Status Report

This quarterly report measures trends and changes to key elements of the WA workers’ compensation scheme including claim numbers, claim payments, estimated costs, claim management and dispute applications, with a comparison of approved insurer and self-insurers.

Scheme Exits Report

This quarterly report provides a summary of elements relating to claimants exiting the scheme. It presents trends and characteristics of finalised claims over the last ten years.

Insurer Report

This quarterly report monitors claim activity and measures claim management performance of approved insurers operating within the WA workers’ compensation scheme and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia.

Service Status Report

This annual report details all payments associated with medical, allied health and workplace rehabilitation services provided within the WA workers’ compensation scheme. It includes indicators of numbers of services, payments associated with services and average payments per service.

Scheme trends

This annual report presents descriptive statistical information about key elements of the WA workers’ compensation scheme over a four-year period including premium rates, claims (numbers, payments, costs), claim management and lost-time claims (gender, occupation, industry).

Industry reports
Industry Benchmark Reports

This annual report provides insight into the injury management and prevention efforts of organisations. It is based on claims statistics in the WA workers’ compensation scheme providing a three-year average of industry benchmarks.

Industry Specific Reports

These industry-specific statistical reports provide an overview of claim statistics (numbers, payments, costs), claim attributes, and claimant characteristics over a four-year period.

Dispute resolution reports Topical reports
Long Duration Claims Report

This annual report provides analysis of long duration claims (claims which involve an injured worker having 60 or more days/shifts off work) within the WA workers’ compensation scheme. Information is reported at three levels: overall scheme, claimant characteristics and injury attributes.

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