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INSIGHTS Video Edition – January 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_episode5-jan2019-video.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition – January 2019Channel NCCIFebruary 04, 2019In this episode, we discuss the important issues for carrier executives in 2019, review our latest Quarterly Economics Briefing, and highlight the all-new INSIGHTS portal.Video
Court Case Update, Arkansas - February 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseFeb2019AR.aspxCourt Case Update, Arkansas - February 2019NCCI InsightsFebruary 04, 2019On January 30, 2019, the Court of Appeals of Arkansas in Vasile Stan v. Vences, ruled that an employer did not waive its workers compensation exclusive remedy defense when it failed to respond to a negligence lawsuit filed by an injured employee.Article
Workers Compensation and Prescription Drugs - 2018 Updatehttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Prescription-Costs-WC-Claims.aspxWorkers Compensation and Prescription Drugs - 2018 UpdateNedzad ArnautovicJanuary 30, 2019This research brief breaks down the major factors that make up overall prescription drug costs for the industry. Article
What's Keeping Workers Compensation Executives Up at Night?https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Focus-on-5.aspxWhat's Keeping Workers Compensation Executives Up at Night?NCCI InsightsJanuary 15, 2019Every year for the past decade, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has surveyed carrier executive leaders in the workers compensation industry to better understand their market perspectives, needs, and challenges.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition – December 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_episode4-dec2018-video.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition – December 2018Channel NCCIJanuary 11, 2019This edition covers post-acute care in workers compensation and the impact of fee schedule updates on physician payments. We also highlight our latest Industry Roundtable, featuring Dr. John Howard.Video
2018 Legislative Sessions: Workers Compensation Wrap-Uphttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_2018-Legislative-Sessions-WC-Wrap-Up-.aspx2018 Legislative Sessions: Workers Compensation Wrap-UpLaura KerseyJanuary 10, 2019NCCI continually monitors issues that could potentially impact the workers compensation system. This article and related webinar summarize hot topics covered throughout 2018.Article
Quarterly Economics Briefing - Q4 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_Quarterly_Economics_Briefing.aspxQuarterly Economics Briefing - Q4 2018NCCI InsightsJanuary 08, 2019NCCI's Quarterly Economics Briefing examines the current state of the economy and implications for workers compensation insurance. The report is presented in two sections: Review of Current Conditions and Drilling Down.Article
Court Case Update, Countrywide - 2018 Year-End Summaryhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-EOY2018.aspxCourt Case Update, Countrywide - 2018 Year-End SummaryNCCI InsightsDecember 18, 2018Provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division in 2018, which may impact and shape the future of workers compensation across the states.Article
Court Case Update, West Virginia - December 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-Dec2018WV.aspxCourt Case Update, West Virginia - December 2018NCCI InsightsDecember 12, 2018In 2018, state and federal courts have largely found that the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 (ADA) preempts state workers compensation laws establishing air ambulance reimbursement rates.Article
The Impact of Fee Schedule Updates on Physician Paymentshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-Impact-Fee-Schedule-Physician.aspxThe Impact of Fee Schedule Updates on Physician PaymentsDavid Colon and Paul HendrickDecember 11, 2018NCCI examines the relationship between fee schedule updates and payments for physician services in WC. Article
The Road to Recovery: Post-Acute Care in Workers Compensationhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-Road-to-Recovery.aspxThe Road to Recovery: Post-Acute Care in Workers CompensationThomas J. SheppardDecember 04, 2018NCCI reports on the current state of post-acute-care and how medical advances may impact the future for workers compensation.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition – November 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_episode3-nov2018-video.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition – November 2018Channel NCCINovember 30, 2018We explain our top three frequency measures, explore how medical services contribute to the cost of workers compensation claims, and ask whether the Affordable Care Act has affected Monday workers comp claims.Video
NCCI's Industry Roundtable: John Howard, MDhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-IndustryRoundtable-JohnH.aspxNCCI's Industry Roundtable: John Howard, MDNCCI InsightsNovember 27, 2018NCCI President and CEO Bill Donnell engages workers compensation leaders on the critical issues and trends impacting the industry today and in the future.Article
Court Case Update - South Carolina and Iowa - November 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-Update-Nov2018.aspxCourt Case Update - South Carolina and Iowa - November 2018NCCI InsightsNovember 27, 2018This Court Case Update provides a look at the federal District Court of South Carolina, in Matthews v. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co., and the Iowa Supreme Court, in Bluml v. Dee Jay’s Inc.Article
Unintended Consequences of Net Experience Ratinghttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-Unintended-Consequences-Net-Exp-Rating.aspxUnintended Consequences of Net Experience RatingKathy AntonelloNovember 26, 2018NCCI explores how net experience rating creates subsidies in the workers compensation system, exacerbates the existing issue of utilizing E-mods to compare employer safety, and reduces the safety and loss control incentives that might otherwise occur.Article
Court Case Update, Louisiana - October 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-Update-Oct302018.aspxCourt Case Update, Louisiana - October 2018NCCI InsightsOctober 30, 2018Barber v. Louisiana Workforce Commission, a Louisiana court of appeal upheld the constitutionality of workers compensation laws governing medical treatment schedulesArticle
Medical Services and How They Contribute to the Cost of WC Claimshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-MedicalServicesWCClaims.aspxMedical Services and How They Contribute to the Cost of WC ClaimsMatt SchutzOctober 29, 2018In this paper, NCCI examines how the mix of medical services varies substantially by claim size and maturity, and that payout rates vary by claim size and service group.Article
2018 Workers Compensation Financial Results Updatehttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_Workers-Comp-Financial-Results-Update-2018.aspx2018 Workers Compensation Financial Results UpdateNCCI InsightsOctober 29, 2018In this report, NCCI provides updated results for 2017, as well as preliminary estimates for Calendar Year 2018.Article
Court Case Update, Countrywide - October 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-Update-Oct2018.aspxCourt Case Update, Countrywide - October 2018NCCI InsightsOctober 24, 2018This Court Case Update provides a look at some of the cases and decisions being monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division, which may impact and shape the future of workers compensation across the states.Article
NCCI Explains Its Top 3 Frequency Measureshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-Top3FreqMeasures.aspxNCCI Explains Its Top 3 Frequency MeasuresJim DavisOctober 15, 2018In this article, we examine the three frequency measures most often cited and published by NCCI along with the primary uses of each measure.Article
Hot Topics in Workers Compensation Updatehttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_Hot_Topics_Update.aspxHot Topics in Workers Compensation UpdateLaura KerseyOctober 08, 2018NCCI continually monitors issues that could potentially impact the workers compensation system. This update provides a summary of 2018 legislative sessions across the states and new legislative proposals that may shape the topics on our radar.Article
The Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Workers Compensation - Q3 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_QEB_2018_Q3_RCC-Redirect.aspxThe Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Workers Compensation - Q3 2018NCCI InsightsOctober 05, 2018The exhibits in this article are updated to reflect the current economic outlook for factors that typically impact workers compensation. Each exhibit also provides some context for the outlook, relative to the historical data.Article
Changing Worker Demographics in the UShttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_QEB_2018_Q3_Drilling_Down-Redirect.aspxChanging Worker Demographics in the USNCCI InsightsOctober 05, 2018This issue of the Quarterly Economics Briefing highlights demographic trends in the labor force that are important for workers compensation. The discussion here focuses on worker aging, labor force participation, tenure, economic sector, and gender.Article
Economic Growth Above 4%: Temporary Bump or Future Trend?https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_QEB_2018_Q3_Macroeconomic-Redirect.aspxEconomic Growth Above 4%: Temporary Bump or Future Trend?NCCI InsightsOctober 05, 2018This edition identifies the drivers of the real gross domestic product (GDP) annualized growth during the second quarter of 2018 and discusses the sustainability of annualized GDP growth above 4% going forward.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition – October 2018https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_episode2-oct2018-video.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition – October 2018Channel NCCIOctober 03, 2018To learn more about mega claims, motor vehicle accidents, minimum wage impacts on workers compensation, and the regulatory and legislative trends report, watch this month’s INSIGHTS video edition.Video

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