COVID-19 Resource Center - Latest Updates


COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to Know - Frequently Asked Questions
May 18, 2020
This updated article addresses stakeholder questions regarding COVID-19 and the impact it may have on the workers compensation industry.


Legislative ActivityUpdated
June 05, 2020
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 Regulatory & Legislative Update: WC Compensability PresumptionsNew
June 04, 2020
Learn about state and federal legislation, regulations, executive orders and emergency rules addressing workers compensation presumptions of compensability for COVID-19.
State Activity: COVID-19 WC Presumptions (PDF)Updated
June 03, 2020
This report includes state regulatory and legislative activity related to COVID-19 workers compensation compensability presumptions.
COVID-19 Regulatory and Legislative Activity (PDF)Updated
June 01, 2020
This report includes key COVID-19 related legislation, regulations, bulletins, executive orders, and other relevant activity.
NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey (PDF)
May 20, 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.
COVID-19 Court Cases (PDF)
May 05, 2020
This report provides an overview of COVID-19-related state and federal cases with potential implications for workers compensation insurance.


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COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to Know
March 10, 2020
The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) offers a perspective on the effect of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on the workers compensation industry, including compensability and economic impact.


NCCI's COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Tool
May 22, 2020
This tool allows users to vary assumptions underlying the framework described in NCCI’s Research Brief, “COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts.”
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.
WCC Emergency Rule to Establish a Rebuttable Presumption of Compensability for Exposure to COVID-19 (PDF)
April 28, 2020
This document provides estimated impacts based on various scenarios of the effect of an IL Workers' Comp Commission emergency rule to establish a rebuttable presumption of compensability for COVID-19 exposure.
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts (PDF)
April 27, 2020
This paper examines potential workers compensation system impacts from COVID-19, as well as implications related to changes in compensability of COVID-19 claims resulting from state action.
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.