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REGULATORY, LEGISLATIVE & LEGAL
September 30, 2022
Legislative Activity is an online resource for viewing relevant workers compensation-related bills that NCCI monitors for all jurisdictions and the federal government. This important resource includes real-time COVID-19 legislative information.
COVID-19 Court Cases
June 14, 2021
This interactive report provides an overview of COVID-19 related state and federal cases with potential implications for workers compensation insurance.
2020 Regulatory and Legislative Trends Report
August 31, 2020
An overview of key legislative, regulatory, judicial, and other developments affecting the workers compensation system including activity to address workers compensation presumptions of compensability in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey (PDF)
June 24, 2020
As a reference tool, NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey compiles statutory standards of compensability for states where NCCI is a rating or advisory organization.
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Confidence in Workers Compensation
July 20, 2022
The US workers compensation system is strong, resilient, and healthy, and it’s currently the best-performing line of property-casualty insurance.
COVID-19 and The New Reality - Prolonged COVID
October 26, 2021
COVID-19 surprised the nation with its severe impact on multiorgan systems, necessitating acute medical care. But, what is even more bewildering are the lingering debilitating effects from COVID-19 infection that are just now starting to be recognized.
Quarterly Economics Briefing (QEB)—Q2 2022
August 08, 2022
Job creation, hiring, and wage growth are strong through midyear, but the US economy is slowing and consumer price inflation is at a 50-year high. Does today’s inflation foreshadow a coming recession; and what do both mean for workers compensation?
Medical Indicators and Trends Dashboard—Update
July 06, 2022
This dashboard provides an interactive way to visualize state-specific medical information since the spread of the pandemic, and through the first half of 2021 and allows you to download various summary tables.
Quarterly Economics Briefing (QEB)—Q1 2022
April 25, 2022
The US economy is at full employment, but has fewer workers than two years ago. How have employment patterns changed and which workers are missing? With rising inflation and the war in Ukraine, is a swing from full employment to recession imminent?
Quarterly Economics Briefing (QEB)—Q4 2021
February 14, 2022
Strong employment growth despite Omicron, low unemployment rates but fewer workers in the labor force, a surge in job quits and wage inflation, the Great Reshuffle in labor markets: is this the new normal for the US economy?
Supply Chain Disruptions and Their Employment Impacts
December 13, 2021
Supply chain disruptions are affecting both production and employment. Material shortages and logistics bottlenecks are joint contributors. Their effects differ across the US economy, as exemplified by case studies for construction and auto manufacturing.
Quarterly Economics Briefing—Q3 2021
October 27, 2021
The summer surge of the Delta variant of COVID-19 slowed US employment growth only mildly through the third quarter. National job recovery continues at a steady pace, its trajectory largely unaffected by strong coronavirus surges last winter and summer.
Is There a Labor Shortage?
August 11, 2021
As the economy recovers from the COVID recession, employers are finding it difficult to hire workers. This report analyzes labor shortages—what they are, key drivers, and possible outcomes.
Quarterly Economics Briefing (QEB)—Q2 2021
August 6, 2021
The US economy added jobs steadily during the second quarter. As economic recovery continues, the pace of recovery is slowing and industry-specific differences are becoming more prominent.
Quarterly Economics Briefing (QEB) - Q1 2021
April 28, 2021
The economy is on the rebound after the massive pandemic recession. NCCI’s Economics Team delivers an in-depth look at the economy and how it is impacting the workers compensation system.
Medical Indicators and Trends Dashboard Webinar
March 30, 2021
Get a look at NCCI’s dashboard, which allows you to observe state-specific quarterly measures of medical indicators and trends that may have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
QEB Employment Scenario Tool
December 08, 2020
Quarterly Economics Briefing (QEB) Employment Scenario Tool enables users to explore employment scenarios as discussed in NCCI’s Third Quarter 2020
QEB and take a deeper dive into states and industries of interest.
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Frequency Assumptions Update
November 5, 2020
This research brief examines recent data and research pertaining to the various frequency-related assumptions discussed in the research brief, COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts, and utilized in the COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Tool.
Quarterly Economics Briefing - Q3 2020
November 2, 2020
This edition of the
Quarterly Economics Briefing presents two reports on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected employment.
Analysis of Vermont Senate Bill 342 (PDF)
July 20, 2020
This document provides estimated impacts based on various scenarios of the potential effect of Vermont Senate Bill 342, which established presumptions of compensability for COVID-19 exposure for certain workers in the state.
Analysis of Enacted Illinois House Bill 2455 (PDF)
June 15, 2020
This document provides estimated impacts based on various scenarios of the effect of Enacted Illinois House Bill 2455, which established a rebuttable presumption of compensability for COVID-19 exposure.
Briefing—COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Tool
May 06, 2020
View NCCI’s briefing on its COVID-19 white paper, which included a brief demo of NCCI’s new Hypothetical Scenarios Tool. The model allows users to vary assumptions underlying the framework described in NCCI’s Research Brief, “COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts.”
Analysis of Kentucky Executive Order 2020-277 (PDF)
April 28, 2020
Kentucky Executive Order 2020-277 -an employee removed from work by a physician due to occupational exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19) is entitled to temporary total disability (TTD) payments for self-quarantine.
The Economic and Medical Outlook on Workers Compensation - Q1 2020
April 22, 2020
The Economic Outlook will focus on alternative scenarios for GDP, employment, and wages during the coronavirus pandemic. It will also include sections on unemployment and the state of financial markets. The Medical Outlook will present updated forecasts for medical price inflation in 2020 and 2021.
Economic Impacts of Coronavirus on Workers Compensation
April 17, 2020
This research brief takes stock of what we know so far about the employment impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and also considers how the pandemic may influence the behavior of firms and workers in ways that affect the workers compensation system.