Workers' Compensation Audits

By  Halie Gallik | 8/3/2023 6:35 am

At the conclusion of each policy period, Public Entity Partners conducts an annual Workers’ Compensation Audit of members’ annual payrolls for the expiring policy period. The third-party vendor used to conduct this audit is Research Technical Services, Inc. (RTS). RTS will reach out to the designated Workers’ Compensation contact via email to initiate the scheduling of your entity’s audit. These audits may be conducted in person to review payroll records or can be completed remotely to collect the needed information.


2023 Risk & Insurance Symposium Topics

By  Heather Sturtz | 6/8/2023 7:10 am

We are less than three months away from Public Entity Partners’ Risk & Insurance Symposium, to be held Aug. 23-25 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. This three-day event is open to all PE Partners members and agents.


Message From the President - Rate Changes

By  Michael Fann | 4/19/2023 10:30 am

At the end of February, our Board of Directors met to consider rates, coverages and dividends for the upcoming fiscal year. As part of this important evaluation, Public Entity Partners engages independent actuaries to conduct a detailed rate review and capital adequacy study. We conduct a rate study every other year and a capital adequacy study every three to five years. These reviews ensure that our rates are adequate to cover claims and that our pool can withstand a catastrophic loss, allowing us to be there for our members for years to come.


Deadline Approaching for July 1 Renewals

4/6/2023 7:25 am

For many members, July 1 is the renewal date for liability, property or workers’ compensation coverage. Providing the right coverage for your organization is important to us. Our underwriting department carefully evaluates each member’s operational exposures and losses to provide the most complete coverage for your entity.


Property Values Increasing

By  Heather Hughes | 2/7/2023 7:25 am

Industry experts are indicating that property values are increasing exponentially due to unprecedented global demand for materials, along with the rise in materials and labor costs.


Newly Acquired/Constructed Property Insurance

By  Heather Hughes | 1/5/2023 7:15 am

Many of Public Entity Partners’ members make frequent changes to their properties and facilities. Whether it’s improving existing structures, beautifying a park, building a new fire station or acquiring a new facility, making informed decisions on which locations you have insured for property coverage is an important risk management responsibility.


PEP Celebrates 43rd Anniversary

By  Heather Hughes | 11/10/2022 12:50 pm

In October 1979, the City of Hendersonville and the City of Athens entered into an interlocal agreement to cooperatively manage their claims exposures and costs, which created the entity that today is known as Public Entity Partners (PEP). Our organization was one of the first statewide municipal liability pools established in the nation. Forty-three years later, Public Entity Partners works with more than 500 members representing more than 90% of non-self-insured Tennessee municipalities.


PEP Property Valuation Program

By  Heather Hughes | 11/10/2022 12:45 pm

Public Entity Partners (PEP) believes in educating members to help them make informed decisions about their coverages. This is especially important for insuring member properties.


PEP Leadership Changes in Underwriting Department

10/6/2022 5:00 am

Two Public Entity Partners team members have been promoted to leadership roles within our organization’s underwriting department. Halie Gallik was named Director of Underwriting and Janine Helton was named Assistant Director of Underwriting, effective October 1st.


Risk & Insurance Symposium Update

By  Heather Hughes | 8/4/2022 7:30 am

The 2022 Risk & Insurance Symposium is only a few weeks away and is gearing up to be one of the best yet! This year’s Symposium is being held on August 24th - 26th at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.