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Court Case Update, Oklahoma - June 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2019-OK.aspxCourt Case Update, Oklahoma - June 2019NCCI InsightsJune 25, 2019In Wells v. Oklahoma Roofing & Sheet Metal, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma ruled that injuries that are substantially certain to occur are considered intentional torts by an employer and are not subject to the exclusive remedy protection of Oklahoma’s...Article
Technology at Work - Wearables in Workers Compensationhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_Wearables.aspxTechnology at Work - Wearables in Workers CompensationLaura KerseyJune 24, 2019NCCI, with input from industry stakeholders, explores the potential for wearable technology to improve safety in the workplace.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition - June 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_video-june2019.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition - June 2019Channel NCCIJune 19, 2019Get highlights from our 2019 Annual Issues Symposium and a review of Formulary Implementations and Initial Impacts on Workers Compensation.Video
Court Case Updates, Federal and Kentucky - June 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseJune2019-KY.aspxCourt Case Updates, Federal and Kentucky - June 2019NCCI InsightsJune 18, 2019Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, in United States of America v. State of Washington. Teco/Perry County Coal v. Feltner.Article
Formulary Implementations and Initial Impacts on Workers Compensationhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Formulary-Implementations-Initial-Impacts-WorkersComp.aspxFormulary Implementations and Initial Impacts on Workers CompensationPaul HendrickJune 10, 2019NCCI researchers take a deeper look at critical factors that are influencing pharmacy experience in workers compensation.Article
Court Case Update, Missouri—May 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseMay2019-MO.aspxCourt Case Update, Missouri—May 2019NCCI InsightsMay 24, 2019The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District, in Hegger v. Valley Farm Dairy Co., ruled that a wc insurer could be liable to provide enhanced mesothelioma benefits pursuant to a 2014 statute.Article
AIS 2019 Highlights Reporthttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-AISHighlightsReport.aspxAIS 2019 Highlights ReportNCCI InsightsMay 15, 2019NCCI President and CEO, Bill Donnell, introduces the AIS Highlights Report containing presentations and videos from the event.Article
Presumptive Workers Comp Benefits for Firefighters and Other First Respondershttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-Presumptive-WC-Benefits-Firefighters.aspxPresumptive Workers Comp Benefits for Firefighters and Other First RespondersFawn Racicot and Bruce SpidellMay 07, 2019This paper highlights factors that could affect the ultimate cost impact of a firefighter presumption on a state’s WC system.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition – May 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_episode6-may2019-video.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition – May 2019Channel NCCIMay 06, 2019We review Changing Workforce Demographics and Workplace Injury Frequency, our Countrywide Court Case Update, the latest Quarterly Economics Briefing, and more.Video
Marijuana Legalization Update: Five Things You Need to Knowhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_MarijuanaFocusupdate.aspxMarijuana Legalization Update: Five Things You Need to KnowLaura KerseyApril 23, 2019Marijuana legalization continues to be a hot topic in 2019. Most states have legalized marijuana in some form and there is much speculation around federal activity. NCCI is monitoring legislative, judicial, and other developments as this issue evolves.Article
Quarterly Economics Briefing - Q1 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_Quarterly_Economics_Briefing.aspxQuarterly Economics Briefing - Q1 2019NCCI InsightsApril 19, 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, Kansas - April 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseApr2019-KS.aspxCourt Case Update, Kansas - April 2019NCCI InsightsApril 19, 2019In Estate of Graber v. Dillon Companies, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that a worker’s injuries from a fall down a workplace stairway did not arise from an “idiopathic cause” to preclude compensability under workers compensationArticle
Evaluation and Management Costs in Workers Compensationhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-EvaluationMgmtCosts.aspxEvaluation and Management Costs in Workers CompensationDan Clayman and Nicole GarciaApril 15, 2019In this article, NCCI examines the 2021 Medicare evaluation and management changes and their potential impacts on a state’s workers compensation system.Article
Court Case Update, Texas - April 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseApr2019-TX.aspxCourt Case Update, Texas - April 2019NCCI InsightsApril 11, 2019Texas Mutual Insurance Co. v. Chicas, the Texas Supreme Court found that judicial appeals from decisions by the Division of Workers Compensation appeals panel, do not automatically divest the trial courts of jurisdiction.Article
INSIGHTS Video Edition - April 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights_video-apr2019.aspxINSIGHTS Video Edition - April 2019Channel NCCIApril 03, 2019In this episode, we explore the time from injury to treatment for workers compensation claimants, review our Workers Compensation and Prescription Drugs – 2018 Update, and cover our recent Industry Roundtable, featuring Doug Dirks.Video
Court Case Update Countrywide - April 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights_CourtCase-Update-April2019.aspxCourt Case Update Countrywide - April 2019NCCI InsightsApril 02, 2019This Court Case Update provides a look at some of the cases and decisions monitored by NCCI’s Legal Division, which may impact and shape the future of workers compensation across the states.Article
Changing Workforce Demographics and Workplace Injury Frequencyhttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-WorkforceDemographics.aspxChanging Workforce Demographics and Workplace Injury FrequencyPatrick CoateApril 01, 2019In this paper, NCCI explores the relationship between age, gender, sector, and frequency over the last decade.Article
Monitoring the Time From Injury to Treatmenthttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-TimetoTreatment.aspxMonitoring the Time From Injury to TreatmentNCCI InsightsMarch 26, 2019This study looks at the time lapse between the occurrence of an injury and the date the injured worker receives professional medical care. Article
NCCI's Industry Roundtable: Doug Dirkshttps://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/II_Insights-IndustryRoundtable-DougD.aspxNCCI's Industry Roundtable: Doug DirksNCCI InsightsMarch 25, 2019NCCI 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, New Hampshire - March 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseMar2019-NH.aspxCourt Case Update, New Hampshire - March 2019NCCI InsightsMarch 08, 2019In its decision, the Court found that the state’s medical marijuana law does not prohibit reimbursement under workers compensation.Article
Court Case Update, Minnesota - March 2019https://www.ncci.com/Articles/Pages/Insights-CourtCaseMar2019.aspxCourt Case Update, Minnesota - March 2019NCCI InsightsMarch 01, 2019On February 27, 2019, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled, in Daniel v. City of Minneapolis, that an employee—who was injured while working and received workers’ compensation benefits.Article
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

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