The Math on Merging Experience Mods

When companies finalize their new merger or acquisition they, understandably, pour over pages and pages, containing years of data and information. However, one important piece of information is often over looked. That piece of information would be the workers’ compensation history. Specifically the current workers’ compensation experience modification factor (EMR) and claims analysis of the company being acquired or merged.

Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Factor

As a reminder, a work comp EMR is a factor or multiplier based on a company’s past actual losses versus their expected losses. An EMR of 1.00 means