About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Compensation Advisory Organization of Michigan is to enhance the Michigan Workers' Compensation System through customer service, education and the administration of the Michigan Workers' Compensation Placement Facility.

The Compensation Advisory Organization of Michigan will perform its duties in an equitable, professional, and responsive manner when dealing with all participants in the system.

 

CAOM Bylaws

Our articles and bylaws can be found here.

 

Facility Plan of Operations

View the MWCPF Plan of Operations here.

 

Annual Reports

Annual CAOM and MWCPF reports can be found here.

 

Officers

Dave Brueckman
President/CEO
734-462-9600 EXT. 225
dbrueckman@caom.com

Alan Burns
Senior Vice President/Chief Actuary
734-462-9600 EXT. 226
aburns@caom.com

Gary L. Thompson
Senior Vice President/Facility Operations
734-462-9600 EXT. 224
gthompson@caom.com

Alex G. Bedoway
Vice President/CAOM Operations
734-462-9600 EXT. 212
abedoway@caom.com

Meeting / Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day
Monday
January 2nd
Memorial Day
Monday
May 29th
Independence Day
Monday
July 3rd
 
Tuesday
July 4th
Labor Day
Monday
September 4th
Thanksgiving
Thursday
November 23rd
 
Friday
November 24th
Christmas
Monday
December 25th
New Year's Day
Friday
January 1st
Memorial Day
Monday
May 30th
Independence Day
Monday
July 4th
Labor Day
Monday
September 5th
Thanksgiving
Thursday
November 24th
 
Friday
November 25th
Christmas
Monday
December 26th
DATE
MEETING
TIME
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Joint Audit Committee
10:00 AM
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Joint Audit Committee
10:00 AM
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Annual Meeting - Facility & CAOM
10:00 AM
 
Board Meeting - Facility & CAOM
To Follow
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Data Coordination Committee
1:00 PM
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Data Collection Agency*
9:00 AM
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Operations Committee - Facility & CAOM
10:00 AM
Monday, September 17, 2018
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Board Meeting - Facility & CAOM
9:00 AM
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Joint Audit Committee**
10:00 AM
Tuesday, December 11, 2017
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
 

Meetings will be held in CAOM's Livonia office unless otherwise noted.
* Office of Department of Insurance & Financial Services, Lansing Michigan
** To be held at the discretion of the Joint Audit Committee

Please note the Annual Meeting and Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

DATE
MEETING
TIME
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Joint Audit Committee
10:00 AM
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Joint Audit Committee
10:00 AM
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Annual Meeting - Facility & CAOM
10:00 AM
 
Board Meeting - Facility & CAOM
To Follow
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Data Coordination Committee
1:00 PM
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Data Collection Agency*
9:00 AM
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Operations Committee - Facility & CAOM
10:00 AM
Monday, September 18, 2017
Appeals Hearing - Facility
9:00 AM
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Board Meeting - Facility & CAOM
10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Joint Audit Committee**
10:00 AM
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Appeals Hearing - Facility
10:00 AM
 

History

June 2017:
D. Brueckman becomes president
Aug. 2016:
4th Servicing Carrier Bid Process Conducted
Dec. 2015:
MWCPF Retro Refund for policy year 2011
Oct. 2015:
OFIS Exam
Mar. 2015:
CAOM introduces Michigan's Manage Policy Web Product
Dec. 2014:
$73 million in premium and 18,000 risks in Pool
Dec. 2014:
CAOM/MWCPF moves to new office, same building in Livonia
Nov. 2013:
New web based mod quote system
Jul. 2012:
J. Heikkinen becomes President
Oct. 2011:
OFIR Exam
May 2011:
Michigan hosts WCIO
Mar. 2011:
Online Assigned Risk Application process begins
Jan. 2011:
WCCRIT Electronic Unit Statistical Report edits
Dec. 2010:
$42 Million in Premium; 14,000 in Pool; 3 Servicing Carriers
Jul. 2010:
Electronic Letters of Authority
Feb. 2010:
Michigan Financial Data Reporting Application revised (MIFDRA II)
Jan. 2008:
Paper Policy Processing Fee started
Oct. 2007:
New Computer System
Jul. 2007:
OFIS Exam
Jan. 2007:
$75 Million in Premium; 23,000 Risks in Pool; 3 Servicing Carriers
Aug. 2006:
Michigan Added to WCRI's Seventh CompScope
Jul. 2006:
Second Servicing Carrier Bid Process Conducted
Jan. 2006:
Michigan Financial Data Reporting Application (MIFDRA)
Aug. 2005:
Electronic Proof of Coverage begins
Jan. 2005:
WCA Directors Advisory Council formed
May 2004:
CAOM/Facility celebrates 60 years of service
Oct. 2003:
OFIS exam
Oct. 2003:
ACCCT Compensation Data Exchange (CDX), Experience Worksheets lookup (EXR), started
Apr. 2003:
Mods on the web
Jan. 2002:
Milliman USA Actuarial Contract starts
Nov. 2001:
P. deGraffenreid retires
May 2001:
First servicing carrier bid process conducted
Jul. 2000:
Automated Mods program
Dec. 1999:
Less than $32 Million in premium; less than 20,000 risks in Pool
Nov. 1998:
Unit Statistical Report Fine System
Apr. 1997:
CAOM Web Site established
Apr. 1997:
Ratings Auto Faxed
Dec. 1996:
Office reorganized/ Space reduction
Sep. 1995:
1st Actuarial RFP
May 1995:
WCIO established
Apr. 1995:
Imaging System installed
Aug. 1994:
AR Depopulation Report
Jul. 1993:
J. Stage becomes President
Dec. 1992:
$185 Million in premium and over 26,000 risks in Pool
Jan. 1990:
Office moves to Livonia
Jul. 1989:
J. Corbin becomes President
Oct. 1986:
First Fax Machine Installed
Mar. 1985:
First PC Installed
Jun. 1983:
R. Stewart becomes President
Mar. 1983:
R. VanVonderen retires
Jan. 1983:
Open rating begins CAOM/FACILITY created
Jun. 1981:
F. Kilbourn Retires
May 1981:
R. Stewart Vice President
Dec. 1980:
$75 million in pool
Jun. 1980:
WCRIAM moves to Birmingham
Jun. 1980:
Hewlett Packard Mini Computer Installed
Oct. 1978:
G. Wood becomes GM
Jul. 1978:
Employee Savings Plan Started
May 1976:
Bureau Managers start semi-annual meetings
Dec. 1975:
W. Morgan Retires, R. VanVonderen GM
May 1970:
Bureau moves to Southfield
Apr. 1970:
J.C. Marshall Retires, W. Morgan GM, R. VanVonderen Asst. GM
Apr. 1964:
A. Cowlin Retires, J.C. Marshall GM
May 1958:
Bureau moves
May 1955:
W. Morgan becomes Secretary, W. Pullen Comptroller
May 1954:
Employee Retirement Plan
Jun. 1946:
Bureau closes on Saturdays during Summer
Apr. 1945:
Notice of 1st Annual Meeting
Nov. 1944:
A. Cowlin GM, J.C. Marshall Assistant GM
May 1944:
Michigan Workmen's Compensation Rating Bureau Constitution
 

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