The Wrap-Up Closeout Report

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Having an effective closeout strategy is critical to successfully completing your Wrap-Up program. The overall process of a program closeout starts as soon as early trades complete their work on the project.

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Topics: Wrap-Ups, Wrap-Up Administration

When Your Brokerage Needs a Partner

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As a broker, you may have a client who would benefit from a Wrap-Up project. Unfortunately, your brokerage firm doesn’t place or administrator Wrap-Up policies. This can be a problem for you, as your client is going to need a broker that does.

Instead of losing your client to a competitor, consider partnering with a broker that not only places Wrap-Up coverages but also manages the Wrap-Up Administration. These administrative duties could include handling the subcontractor enrollments, payroll, and COI tracking.

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Topics: Wrap-Ups

How Wrap-Up Insurance Cost Savings are Realized

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Understanding how insurance cost savings work on a Controlled Insurance Program (CIP), also known as a Wrap-Up, and who retains the risk/reward is important. There are several varieties of CIPs which differ by the coverages included as well as entities that purchase them (owner vs contractor). However, the savings potential is differentiated by one major factor; is the Wrap-Up in question providing two-lines of coverage or a single-line?

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups

Evaluating the Risk & Cost Benefits of an OCIP vs CCIP

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Regardless of the structure selected for your project, implementing a CIP is a unique way to manage a multitude of insurance challenges that arise on construction projects. The CIP (controlled insurance program) structure provides significant advantages to a project which include:

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups

Wrap-Up Challenges and Benefits

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If this is your first Construction project, finding the right insurance program is the key to the project’s success. Traditionally, Project Owners require all of their Contractors to provide their own insurance in their bid. An increasingly popular insurance method is to implement a Wrap-Up Program.

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups

Who Assigns Your Risk ID?

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Is this the first time your company needs to enroll in a Wrap-Up program? As you fill out the paperwork, you will need to know what your Risk ID number is.

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Topics: Risk ID, Workers' Compensation, Wrap-Ups

Wrap-Ups—A Closer Look at Claims Management

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Wrap-Ups are a great risk management tool for large construction projects. There are many moving parts of a Wrap-Up program, which can seem overwhelming if you do not have the proper structure in place. The key elements of a Wrap-Up that create this structure include Program Design, Financial Risk, Administration, and Claims Management.

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Topics: Claims, CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups

Wrap-Ups—A Closer Look at Program Design

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A Controlled Insurance Program (CIP, also known as a Wrap-Up) is a smart risk management tool for any construction project. However, before the first shovel hits the dirt, you have a big decision to make—who will be the Sponsor for your project?

The Sponsor is responsible for the Wrap-Up’s key elements, like Program Design, Financial Risk, Administration, and Claims Management. With an OCIP, the Owner is the Sponsor for the project. With a CCIP, the General Contractor is the Sponsor for the Project.

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups

Wrap-Ups—A Closer Look at Wrap Administration

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Once you have decided to utilize a Wrap-Up program on your construction project, it’s important to decide who will Sponsor the program. Determining the best Sponsor is crucial, as this sets your project up for success.

The Sponsor is responsible for the Wrap-Up’s key elements, like Program Design, Financial Risk, Administration, and Claims Management. With an OCIP, the Owner is the Sponsor for the project. With a CCIP, the Contractor is the Sponsor for the Project.

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups

Wrap-Ups – A Closer Look at Financial Risk

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You have decided to utilize a Controlled Insurance Program (CIP, also known as a Wrap-Up) for your construction project. That’s great! Now deciding who will be the Sponsor for your project is crucial for its overall success.

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Topics: CCIP, OCIP, Wrap-Ups