female_teacher_classroomIndiana Public Employers' Plan, Inc. (IPEP) is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation organized in December 1989. Its purpose is to operate a group self-funded program for the purpose of satisfying the obligations of the members under the Indiana Workers' Compensation Act, the Indiana Workers' Occupational Diseases Act and the Indiana Employers' Liability Act. Membership in IPEP is limited to public entities, political subdivisions and special taxing units of the State of Indiana.

To be eligible, an applicant must be a governmental entity or political subdivision of the State of Indiana as described in IC 34-6-2-49, IC 34-6-2-110 and IC 34-13-3-22 and shall be known as "members", and shall:

(a)  file with the Attorney-in-Fact (Downey Public Risk Underwriters) an application prescribed by the Plan's Board of Directors;

(b)  be approved for membership by its Attorney-in-Fact;

(c)  execute, by a duly authorized executive officer of the entity, a Membership Agreement;

(d)  execute any and all documents as may be necessary and required by the Board or any agency of the State of Indiana; and

(e)  submit to inspections by the Plan's Attorney-in-Fact or its designee(s).

 

Some of the types of governmental employers that have become members in IPEP include:

  • Cities
  • Towns
  • Counties
  • School Corporations
  • Townships
  • Housing Authorities
  • Other Special Taxing Entities

Who are our members? Following is a sample list of the public entities that are current or past members of IPEP:

  • Bartholomew County
  • Hendricks County
  • City of Portage
  • City of Jeffersonville
  • City of Kokomo
  • City of Noblesville
  • Town of Danville
  • Blackford County Schools
  • Battle Ground Conservancy District
  • Washington Township, Marion County

If you are eligible for membership, learn how to apply.