The Data Connection - 2nd Edition

Posted Date: October 22, 2020

Welcome to The Data Connection newsletter

This semiannual publication provides information on the latest data reporting news, data quality updates, reporting enhancements, and recent communications. To navigate through this publication, use the links at the top of this page to read about each of the topics.

NCCI’s COVID-19 Resource Center: Valuable Updates on the Coronavirus Pandemic and Workers Compensation


Launched as part of NCCI’s ongoing analysis of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on workers compensation, the COVID-19 resource center serves as a one-stop portal for stakeholders to gain insights on this important topic.

Available relevant information includes:

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Regulatory, Legislative, and Legal Updates
  • NCCI Announcements
  • Articles
  • Analysis

This is your go-to source for what you need to know on COVID-19 and workers compensation information.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions


The frequently asked questions (FAQs) are intended to be a series of responses that will address questions NCCI receives. In addition to the FAQs, you can refer to NCCI’s Basic Manual for Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance—2001 Edition (Basic Manual) and Statistical Plan for Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance—2008 Edition for additional information applicable to the FAQ responses provided.

COVID-19 Data Reporting Communications

Data Reporting—COVID-19 Coronavirus—Claim Reporting Requirements (DR-2020-01)—Provided the specific reporting requirements established for claims attributable to COVID-19 with Accident Dates of December 1, 2019, and subsequent.

Data Quality—COVID-19 Coronavirus—NCCI Data Quality Compliance Programs (DQ-2020-01)— Outlined the impact of COVID-19 on NCCI’s Data Quality Compliance Programs.

Data Reporting—Paid Furloughed Employees Reporting Requirements (FYI-DR-2020-04)—Provided reporting requirements for Code 0012. When there are payments to paid furloughed employees, carriers must use this code either as a statistical code or as a classification code.

Additional Resources for COVID-19

Statistical Plan for Workers Compensation and Employer Liability Insurance updates are published.

NCCI’s COVID-19 Resource Center

Insights Video Edition—May 2020

Webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation