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Legislature enacts the state’s first workers disability compensation law and provides for establishment of an Accident Fund in the state treasury. The original Accident Fund is organized and operated by Michigan business owners.
1976 Michigan Attorney General Kelley rules that the Accident Fund is a state agency, and its employees are within the classified state civil service.
1987 Ingham County Circuit Court upholds the Attorney General’s opinion.
1988 State Court of Appeals rules that the Accident Fund is a state agency.
1989 Supreme Court declines to review the Court of Appeals opinion.
1990 State assumes management control of the Fund and classifies Fund employees in the civil service system. Fund becomes an agency of the Department of Commerce.
1991 Governor Engler is inaugurated and calls for privatization of Accident Fund.
1993 Governor signs legislation authorizing the privatization of the Fund. Blue Cross Blue Shield wins right to buy Accident Fund.
1994 Supreme Court affirms Michigan’s right to the proceeds of the sale. Sale is consummated before the December 31 deadline.
1995 The new Accident Fund Company, a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, begins operations.
1996 Accident Fund Company earns first A- (excellent) rating from A.M. Best Company.
1997 Company sets ambitious set of goals to be achieved by Year 2000.
1998 Tiered rating structure launched, making pricing more competitive.
1999 Accident Fund pays Blue Cross first dividend of $100 million; earns full A (excellent) rating from A.M. Best; installs integrated claims and underwriting system; granted approval to offer long-term and short-term disability coverage.
2000 Launch of multi-state expansion initiated using new business model created by eMagine.
2002 Accident Fund Company becomes Accident Fund Insurance Company of America.
2003 Accident Fund operating in 10 core states.
2005 Accident Fund celebrates 10th anniversary as a private company (Anniversary date: December 28, 1994 – the date the purchase agreement was signed).
2005 Elizabeth R. Haar named president & CEO (June 1).
Accident Fund purchases Wisconsin-based monoline workers compensation insurer United Heartland.
2006 Minnesota added as core state
2007 Nebraska, Virginia and Georgia added as core states.
2008 Accident Fund signs agreement to purchase California-based monoline workers compensation insurer CompWest.
Mississippi and Arkansas added as core states.
2009 Texas and Maryland added as core states.
Mike Britt named president of Accident Fund.


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