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WHAT IS THE DEFENSE BASE ACT (DBA)?

The DBA requires employers (including contractors and subcontractors) to secure insurance for the payment of workers' compensation benefits provided under the Act. Subcontractors who fail to secure payment of compensation will be liable and will be required to secure the payment of such benefits.

WHO IS TRADITIONALLY REQUIRED TO PURCHASE
DBA COVERAGE?

  1. Employers working on a military base or reservation outside the US
  2. Employers engaged in US government funded public works businesses outside the US
  3. Employers engaged in public works or military contract with a foreign government which has been deemed necessary to US National Security
  4. Employers who provide services funded by the US government outside the realm of regular military issue or channels
  5. Subcontractors of a prime

WHAT DBA INSURANCE COVERS

Defense Base Act Insurance acts in a similar way to state specific Workers Compensation Insurance. It covers employee injuries with medical and indemnity (% of lost wage) benefits and death benefits in the case of an employee's death.

Click here for specific benefit details.
Click here for current DBA waiver list.

OBTAIN A QUOTE FOR DBA INSURANCE

Click here to download a fillable PDF application. Simply key in your information on screen, "Save As" to a folder and print. Of course, you can also enter all information by hand. Please remember to sign your application. Choose whichever delivery method is most convenient.

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E-mail: mlehner@mechanicgroup.com
Mail: The Mechanic Group, One Blue Hill Plaza, Suite 530, Pearl River, NY 10965

YOU CAN ALSO OBTAIN A QUOTE BY CONTACTING THE MECHANIC GROUP, INC. (BROKERS WELCOME)

Call or e-mail "Mike at Mechanic" at 800.214.0207, Ext. 104 or mlehner@mechanicgroup.com to learn how The Mechanic Group can secure Defense Base Act insurance quotes. Or, Mike will contact you following receipt of your application.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MECHANIC GROUP, INC.

For more than 30 years The Mechanic Group has specialized in delivering custom-built insurance programs to the Physical & Electronic Security Marketplace including firms specializing in Training, Linguistics, Investigations, Intelligence and Logistics. We are a leading and reliable market maker to all of these communities in the United States. Visit our website www.mechanicgroup.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DBA

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.