Years Ended September 30, 2017 and 2016
Note 8 – Self-Insurance
The University participates with other campuses that comprise the System in a self-insurance program for general liability. The Board established a separate revocable trust fund for payment of these self-insurance claims under its risk retention program. Annual contributions are made to the trust fund, at an actuarially determined rate, to provide funding for the retained risk. Other liabilities in the accompanying statements includes a reserve of approximately $1.6 million and $1.7 million for general liability at September 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively.
The University is self-insured for health insurance. The liability for unpaid claims includes an accrual for an estimate of claims incurred but not reported. The changes in the health insurance liabilities for the years ended September 30, 2017 and 2016 are summarized as follows: