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Court Case Update, Texas - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-TX.aspxCourt Case Update, Texas - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 30, 2020The Supreme Court of Texas held, in Texas Mutual Insurance Co. v. PHI Air Medical LLC, that the Texas Workers' Compensation Act “fair and reasonable reimbursement” standard was not preempted by the federal Airline Deregulation Act (ADA).Article
COVID-19 Court Cases (PDF)https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID-19-Court-Cases.pdfCOVID-19 Court Cases (PDF)NCCI InsightsJune 30, 2020This report provides an overview of COVID-19-related state and federal cases with potential implications for workers compensation insurance.PDF
NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey (PDF)https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Compensability-Statutory-Survey-May-2020.pdfNCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey (PDF)NCCI InsightsJune 24, 2020As a reference tool, NCCI’s Compensability—Statutory Survey compiles statutory standards of compensability for states where NCCI is a rating or advisory organization.PDF
Court Case Update, Georgia - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-GA.aspxCourt Case Update, Georgia - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 24, 2020On June 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of Georgia held, in Frett v. State Farm Employee Workers' Compensation, that injuries suffered by an employee as a result of a slip and fall during a scheduled lunch break were compensable.Article
Motor Vehicle Accidents in Workers Compensation - An Updatehttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_MVA_WC-Update.aspxMotor Vehicle Accidents in Workers Compensation - An UpdateJim Davis, Ryan VollJune 23, 2020This article provides an update of MVA experience in WC through Accident Year 2018 and discusses factors influencing MVAs, such as cell phone laws and ownership, and vehicle safety. The article sheds light on how the COVID-19 pandemic may impact 2020.Article
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to Know - Frequently Asked Questions - UPDATEhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Coronavirus-FAQs.aspxCOVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to Know - Frequently Asked Questions - UPDATENCCI InsightsJune 22, 2020This updated article addresses stakeholder questions regarding COVID-19 and the impact it may have on the workers compensation industry.Article
Quarterly Economics Briefing - Q2 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_Quarterly_Economics_Briefing-Q22020.aspxQuarterly Economics Briefing - Q2 2020NCCI InsightsJune 19, 2020This edition of the Quarterly Economics Briefing presents two reports on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected employment.Article
Court Case Update, Nebraska and Texas - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-NE-TX.aspxCourt Case Update, Nebraska and Texas - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 18, 2020NCCI provides an update of two court cases in Nebraska and Texas that may impact workers compensation in those states.Article
Court Case Update, Florida and Colorado - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-FL-CO.aspxCourt Case Update, Florida and Colorado - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 09, 2020NCCI provides an update of two court cases in Florida and Colorado that may impact workers compensation in those states.Article
Opioid Prescribing Across Industry Groupshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Opioid-Prescribing.aspxOpioid Prescribing Across Industry GroupsCarolyn WiseJune 08, 2020This article explores the difference in opioid use between industry groups by looking at data-driven trends underlying opioid prescribing patterns in workers compensation—with a special focus on the contracting industry.Article
COVID-19 Regulatory & Legislative Update: WC Compensability Presumptionshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID-19-Regulatory-Legislative-Update.aspxCOVID-19 Regulatory & Legislative Update: WC Compensability PresumptionsLaura KerseyJune 04, 2020Learn about state and federal legislation, regulations, executive orders and emergency rules addressing workers compensation presumptions of compensability for COVID-19.Article
Court Case Update, Maryland - June 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2020-MD.aspxCourt Case Update, Maryland - June 2020NCCI InsightsJune 03, 2020On May 26, 2020, the Court of Appeals of Maryland held, In the Matter of Collins, that a workers compensation claimant lacks the power to release any dependent’s future claim for death benefits.Article
Court Case Update, Nevada - May 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseMay2020-NV.aspxCourt Case Update, Nevada - May 2020NCCI InsightsMay 27, 2020The Court of Appeals of Nevada, in City of Henderson v. Spangler, found that a police officer who had a pre-existing and likely genetic hearing loss condition may be entitled to workers compensation benefits.Article
NCCI’s COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Tool - Updatehttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID-19-Hypothetical-Scenarios-Tool-Update.aspxNCCI’s COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Tool - UpdateNCCI InsightsMay 22, 2020NCCI has updated the COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Tool. Specifically, we’ve incorporated Texas-specific medical severities into the model calculations for when the Texas is selected.Article
NCCI's COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Toolhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID-19-Hypothetical-Scenarios-Tool.aspxNCCI's COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios ToolNCCI InsightsMay 22, 2020This tool allows users to vary assumptions underlying the framework described in NCCI’s Research Brief, “COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts.”Article
AIS 2020 Highlights Reporthttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-AISHighlightsReport.aspxAIS 2020 Highlights ReportNCCI InsightsMay 12, 2020The AIS Highlights Report features key takeaways and presentations from NCCI's AIS Virtual program.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition – May 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_video-may2020.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition – May 2020Channel NCCIMay 08, 2020In this special episode, we discuss NCCI’s COVID-19 Resource Center.Video
Briefing - COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios Toolhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Briefing-COVID-19-Hypothetical-Scenarios-Tool.aspxBriefing - COVID-19 Hypothetical Scenarios ToolNCCI InsightsMay 06, 2020View NCCI’s COVID-19 white paper briefing that includes a demo of the new Hypothetical Scenarios Tool. It allows users to vary assumptions underlying the framework described in the brief, “COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts.”Video
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts (PDF)https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID-19-WorkersComp-Modeling-Potential-Impacts.pdfCOVID-19 and Workers Compensation: Modeling Potential Impacts (PDF)NCCI InsightsApril 27, 2020This 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.PDF
The Economic and Medical Outlook on Workers Compensation - Q1 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_QEB_2020_Q1_EconomicOutlook-Redirect.aspxThe Economic and Medical Outlook on Workers Compensation - Q1 2020NCCI InsightsApril 22, 2020The Economic and Medical Outlook on Workers Compensation - Q1 2020Article
Economic Impacts of Coronavirus and Workers Compensationhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_QEB_2020_Q1_Drilling_Down-Redirect.aspxEconomic Impacts of Coronavirus and Workers CompensationNCCI InsightsApril 17, 2020This 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.Article
Court Case Update Countrywide - April 2020https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_CourtCase-Update-Apr2020.aspxCourt Case Update Countrywide - April 2020NCCI InsightsApril 13, 2020NCCI’s Court Case Update provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division that may impact workers compensation across the states.Article
Large Losses in Workers Compensation - Claims Above $1Mhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Large-Losses-in-WorkersComp.aspxLarge Losses in Workers Compensation - Claims Above $1MJim Davis, Ryan VollMarch 31, 2020This article examines the frequency of claims with incurred losses above $1M in all NCCI states combined over the most recent fifteen years.Article
The Use of Networks to Care for Injured Workers - What's Been the Impact?https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Use-of-Network-to-Care-for-Injured-Workers.aspxThe Use of Networks to Care for Injured Workers - What's Been the Impact?Dan Corro, Barry Lipton, and John RobertsonMarch 23, 2020This report looks at the impact of medical provider networks (MPNs) on workers compensation prices and utilization.Article
COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to Knowhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-COVID19-WorkersComp.aspxCOVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to KnowNCCI InsightsMarch 10, 2020The 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.Article

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