NYSHFA | NYSCAL Skilled Nursing & Assisted Living Proposed Workers' Compensation Safety Group 

NYSHFA | NYSCAL Partners with Friedlander Healthcare Providers Insurance Services to form Skilled Nursing & Assisted Living Safety Group Proposed Workers' Compensation

The new proposed Safety Group is exclusively available to qualifying members of NYSHFA | NYSCAL and offers group discounted workers’ compensation insurance. 

New Safety Group members will be eligible for an Upfront Group Discount up to 35%, plus an annual dividend (dividends are not guaranteed). Since 1992, our clients received an average dividend of 29%, totaling $306 million.



New Safety Group members will be eligible for an Upfront Group Discount up to 35%, plus an annual dividend.* 

Since 1992, our clients received an average dividend of 29%, totaling $306 million paid in dividends. 

Additional Members Benefits Include:

  • Upfront Discount up to 35% 
  • Annual Dividends
  • Friedlander Claims Solutions expert services
  • Unique Services: Audit Services, Fraud Prevention, Loss Control
  • Fully Insured by The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF)
  • Each member receives their own guaranteed cost policy with no Joint & Several Liability or assessments


Clients enjoy our comprehensive services that help further reduce their workers' compensation costs, including:

Lowest Prices - We negotiate the lowest prices for our clients with the New York State Insurance Fund.

Claims Solution Services - Comprehensive claims management & aggressive reserve reductions by a dedicated claims solutions consultant. 

SWAT Team - Helping employers fight against fraud by preemptively & aggressively containing & combating suspicious, fraudulent & high exposure claims.

Executive Action Report - Actionable & customizable reports that enable clients to significantly reduce claims & premium by identifying patterns of root cases & eliminating them

Culture of Caring - Creating an environment for maximized employee productivity & profits by using strategies to communicate that management cares for their employees.

Audit Services - Friedlander's audit specialist has generated $7M in additional premium savings by helping clients with their Workers' Compensation audits.

Safety Solutions - Professional guidance on how to organize ad run safety committee meetings. On-site Safety training, loss control, seminars, video library and posters

Experience Mod Review - Have your prior experience modification ratings expertly reviewed. You pay nothing unless we save you money!


A Safety Group is a collection of safety-conscious employers in the same industry in New York State that receive low-cost, fully insured workers' compensation insurance through the New York State Insurance Fund.

Subject to loss history, qualifying members receive an upfront group discount of up to 35%. Premiums are pooled and, after paying claims and expenses, the profits of the group are returned to members in the form of a dividend. Since 1992, our average paid dividend across our 8 Safety Groups is 29%.  


Friedlander Group is the leader in workers' compensation in New York State. 

Our mission is to maximize our clients’ productivity and profits by keeping their #1 asset, their employees, working and safe.


Serving over 3,500 clients across New York State


Clients have Saved over $550M on their Workers' Compensation Costs


Clients have been paid $306M in Dividends


Read testimonials from happy clients! 

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