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Did you know that NCCI recently enhanced its
Data Manager Dashboard to add a new linking/verification tab? The new screen provides a method to check claim data across multiple data types.
Linking uses common key fields between data types to connect claims.
Verification uses common key fields to confirm the existence between the data types.
This process provides NCCI with a broad depth of data to complete in-depth analysis of claim data.
How Is NCCI Using This Linking and Verification?
Some examples include research, regulatory requests, and legislative analysis, with the expectation that these uses will be expanded in the future.
This screen provides an overview of the quality of data reported to NCCI. This is a view-only screen and does not allow updates. Below is an overview of what information is displayed for both Unit Claim Linking and Unit Key Field Verifications grids:
Data Type—Identifies which data type the parameters and results are being derived from.
Data Refreshed—Displays the last time linking data was updated. Linking is updated on a scheduled basis depending on the data type.
Received—Displays the number of claims received and used to link.
Linked (%)—Displays the percentage of claims that linked.
Unlinked—Displays the number of claims that did not link and provides hyperlinks to view claim details.
Note: If there are more than 1,000 claims, an option to download, view partial, or cancel will display.
Policy Effective Date Range—Displays the range of policy effective dates used to link.
Linking Parameters—Displays the data elements that are used to link.
If a data type is not reported by a carrier group for the Policy Effective Data range, a message “No Data Found” will display.
Important! If you see results on this screen, or if you have questions about the results, you should work with your Financial, Pool, Medical, or Indemnity validator to discuss and evaluate whether further action is needed.
For more information, refer to the
Claim Linking Quick Start Guide on
POC State Guide to ensure that your Policy data reporting meets all POC State requirements. The
POC State Guide provides you with filing time frames, address type requirements, specific data element requirements such as Industry Code (the NAICS code), Unemployment and Federal Identification Numbers, and whether the state accepts NCCI’s received date. All of this information can help you avoid penalties for timeliness errors or quality errors from the NCCI POC states.
POC State Guide also provides you with current POC State contact information if you need to reach out directly to the state. Look for the guide in the Data Reporting section on