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The Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) reduced the assessment that private employers pay to the state on workers’ compensation policies to 5.6 percent of the policy premium for the new fiscal year, down from 5.75 percent during the last fiscal year.
The new assessment rate is for policies that began on July 1.

Both workers’ compensation benefits paid to insureds and costs for employers increased in 2011, a new study released today revealed.