As of today there have been 2 small companies and 1 large company approved and written under the new "Oklahoma Option" according to Partnersource of Texas. Several more have obtained quotes, but have yet to be approved by the Insurance Comissioner's office. According to the insurance commissioner there are 3 insurance carriers now offering quotes to various size Oklahoma business'. They are reporting premium savings over the new administrative system.
The former CEO of Montgomery Bank, Troy Wilson, has been named by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin as the first appointee to the newly created Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission designed to oversee the state workers’ compensation system, the governor’s office said this week. Mr. Wilson also worked in other business including Xerox.
With her fist pick as a pro business appointee, it set's the stage for the commission to be more friendly to business and fair to injured workers.
Senate Bill 1062 passed this year created the workers compensation commission and largely goes into effect in February of 2014
Chris Moxley is the Vice President of Professional Insurors in Oklahoma City and specializes in Risk Management and Insurance plans to reduce business' total cost of risk. His emphasis is in Workers Compensation where he works with many companies in Oklahoma and surrounding states.