NCCI News

NCCI: ACA Had No Major Impact on Monday Workers’ Comp Claims

A new research brief released by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) examines Monday claims –claims of worker injuries thought to be unrelated to their jobs and likely happening on the weekend – and whether the Affordable Care Act …

NCCI Examines $10M and up Mega Claims in Workers’ Comp

Mega workers’ comp claims – losses exceeding $10M – jumped in 2016, according to a new report by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). According to Tony DiDonato, author of the research brief, it’s unclear if this is a …

White Paper Offers Alternative Approach to Handling Workers’ Comp MSAs

A newly released white paper suggests workers’ compensation payers forgo Medicare Set Aside (MSA) voluntary reporting. Conventional Set Aside practices, according to Care Bridge International, can greatly inflate costs to claims payers to the tune of almost double the cost …

Arkansas Workers’ Comp Insurance Rate to Drop

Arkansas officials say the cost that a majority of Arkansas employers pay for workers’ compensation insurance is dropping because of a decrease in the number of work-related injuries over the past two years. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced that …

Business News: XL Catlin, NCCI, Access Insurance, Starr Companies

XL Catlin Offers Online Notification Option for Marine Claims in North America To help clients quickly and easily submit notification of their Marine insurance claims, XL Catlin has adopted an online claims reporting tool in the North America. Powered by …

NCCI Looks to Future Issues Related to Medical Marijuana

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) released a final article in a series examining stakeholder concerns over medical and recreational marijuana use in and out of the workplace. The article, “The Marijuana Conversation: What’s Next”, addresses the concerns employers, …

Iowa Workers’ Comp Rate Reduction Revives Debate

Iowa’s governor and the organization that sets workers’ compensation rates are disputing whether a new law influenced a recent rate reduction in premiums for employers. The National Council on Compensation Insurance announced an 8.7 average premium reduction for Iowa employers …

NCCI Examines Employee, Legislator and Regulator Concerns About Marijuana

Two more articles released by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) examine the many questions employees, legislators and regulators have regarding marijuana use in the workplace. “The Marijuana Conversation: Questions Employees Are Asking” article is the third in a …

NCCI: Employers Have Many Questions When it Comes to Pot

An article emphasizing the many questions employers have relating to marijuana use has been published by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). The article, “The Marijuana Conversation: Questions Employers Are Asking” is the second in a five-part series examining …

Series of Articles by NCCI Examines Marijuana and the Workers’ Comp System

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has released the first of a five-part series on its website examining the issues surrounding the growing impact of legalizing marijuana on workers’ compensation stakeholders. The first article in the series, The Marijuana …