National Council on Compensation Insurance News

Connecticut Fee Schedule for Hospitals, ASCs Takes Effect

Connecticut’s Medicare-based fee schedule for workers’ compensation involving hospital inpatient, hospital outpatient, and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services went into effect April 1. Previously, there were no facility fee schedules in Connecticut and employers were liable for the hospitals’ prevailing charges …

Maine Workers’ Comp Loss Cost Increases

The National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (NCCI) filing for the overall average workers’ compensation loss cost level change of +2.6 percent in Maine took effect on a new and renewal basis as of April 1. Based upon its review of …

NCCI CEO Klingel to Retire in 2016

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) announced recently that President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen J. Klingel plans to retire in February 2016. Kilngel came to the organization in late 2002 and has had the third longest CEO tenure …

Nevada Workers’ Compensation Loss Costs See Slight Decrease in 2015

Many Nevada employers will see a slight decrease in the premiums they pay for workers’ compensation insurance this year. Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper approved a filing from the National Council on Compensation Insurance for an average decrease of 0.5 …

NCCI Proposes Decrease for Workers’ Comp Loss Costs in Vermont

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently delivered a workers’ compensation loss cost filing to the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation. Based upon its review of the most recently available data, NCCI has proposed in its Nov. 17 filing …

Connecticut Approves NCCI’s Workers’ Comp Loss Cost Decrease Filing

The Connecticut Insurance Department recently approved the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (NCCI) workers’ compensation filing for an overall -0.6 percent change for pure premium loss costs and an overall -0.5 percent change in assigned risk plan rates in Connecticut. …

NCCI Proposes Decrease in Workers’ Comp Loss Costs in Georgia

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently delivered a workers’ compensation loss cost and assigned risk rate filing to the Georgia Department of Insurance. Based upon its review of the most recently available data, NCCI has proposed in its …

Florida Rejects NCCI’s 3.3% Rate Decrease, Calls for Larger Cut

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty issued an order on Wednesday notifying the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) that its proposed 3.3 percent overall decrease in workers’ compensation rates in Florida as filed has been disapproved. NCCI, which files on …

Florida Regulators Consider NCCI Request for 3.3% Rate Decrease

Florida’s workers’ compensation insurers rating agency says its request for a 3.3 decrease in rates reflects a stable market, although it cautioned that pending court cases could severely impact the state’s system. The National Council on Compensation Insurance initially filed …

NCCI Proposes Workers’ Comp Loss Cost Decrease in Connecticut

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently proposed an overall average change in voluntary loss cost level of -0.6 percent in Connecticut. Key components for the proposed change include -0.4 percent for experience and trend, -0.2 percent for benefits, …