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WSDA Retro

Introducing WSDA Retro: An Exciting New Member Benefit!

WSDA Retro is an association-sponsored workers’ compensation retrospective rating (Retro) program for member dentists.

Exclusively available to WSDA members, WSDA Retro provides a no-cost, no-risk way for WSDA member dentists who own dental practices to earn refunds on their workers’ compensation premiums paid to L&I.

How to Sign Up - ​Complete by March 6!

To sign up, download and complete the following two forms and submit by email to at ERNwest.

WSDA Retro Group Application
WSDA Retro Participation Agreement

600-700 offices must sign up for WSDA Retro by March 6 in order to launch the program April 1.


  • What is WSDA Retro?
  • Who qualifies for WSDA Retro?
  • Is there a fee to join WSDA Retro?
  • What is the risk?
  • When will I start receiving refunds on my premiums?
  • If I enroll in WSDA Retro, do I need change anything with how I pay premiums to L&I?

Why Sign Up?

  • Become qualified to receive refunds on workers’ compensation premiums 
  • Receive assistance with workplace injuries from ERNwest professionals, who will work directly with Labor and Industries on your behalf to quickly and reliably manage claims 
  • Implement effective strategies to keep your premium rates down 
  • Access easy-to-read reports outlining claim activity and costs, along with ERNwest representatives available by phone

Question and Answer Webinars

Attend one of the following webinars to learn more about WSDA Retro from WSDA & ERNwest leadership. This is a great opportunity to ask questions you may have regarding this new program.

Please email with any questions.

Support from Workers' Compensation Experts

WSDA Retro is more than a potential refund — it is also support from workers’ compensation experts who are available to all WSDA Retro-enrolled members if they ever have an L&I claim. WSDA has partnered with Employer Resources Northwest (ERNwest) to manage our group.

ERNwest is a Washington company that for the last 20 years has helped Retro members understand the program and implement best practices so they are poised to get great refunds.