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OSIP Audit Unit

The OSIP Audit Unit is responsible for conducting mandated triennial claims audits of all active self insurers’ in California, performing special and revocation audits, and completing special procedures as directed.

The Audit Unit is geographically structured into North and South audit teams. Each team is lead by an audit supervisor and consists of four (4) auditors.

This page is designed to provide an overview of the audit process, answer many of the questions that self-insureds and their third party administrators (TPA) may have about audits and what to expect, and to provide additional resources to assist in obtaining further answers to specific questions, and contact information to express concerns or compliments of the audit staff and audit process.

 

Top Ten Audit Issues

Top Ten provides quick reference to common audit issues and helps in preparing for a fast and clean audit.

Overview of the Audit Process

Provides and overview of the audit process and offers a ‘what to expect’ during the audit.

Preparing for an Audit

A guide to assist in preparing for an OSIP audit. 

What Does the Auditor Look For

What are the items the audit will typically be looking for and ask you to provide.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most commonly asked questions about OSIP Audits.

Audit Rules and Guides

Regulations and rules pertaining to audits.

Audit Methodology and Random Selection

A description of the audit methodology and how the random selection process works.

Audit Unit Findings and Performance

Audit results and findings from past audits.

Contact US – Questions, Compliments and Complaints

Getting specific answers to questions, offering compliments or making complaints.


  • Life tables for men and women: United States 2009 (.pdf ) New icon
    NOTE: These tables are to be used by qualified administrators when estimating future liabilities in 2014 and will be utilized by OSIP in 2015 to determine if the figures provided on the 2014 Annual Report are accurate.

  • Life tables for men and women: United States 2008 ( .pdf)
    NOTE: These tables are to be used by qualified administrators when estimating future liabilities in 2013 and will be utilized by OSIP in 2014 to determine if the figures provided on the 2013 Annual Report are accurate.