National Council on Compensations Insurance Inc. (NCCI) News

North Carolina Revises Workers’ Comp Premium Rules Related to COVID-19

Two new rule revisions to the North Carolina Basic Manual for Workers Compensation and Employers Liability (NC Basic Manual) related to the COVID-19 pandemic have been approved by the North Carolina Department of Insurance. The North Carolina Rate Bureau (NCRB) …

Employers May Exclude Payroll to Employees Not Working for Workers’ Comp: NCCI

Businesses that have suspended operations due to COVID-19 but continue to pay employees who are at home but not working will not have to include the payroll paid to these employees in the calculation of their workers’ compensation premium. The …

Workers’ Comp Rates to Decline in Kansas Next Year

For the fifth consecutive year, many Kansas business owners will pay less for workers’ compensation insurance again in 2019, the Kansas Insurance Department reported. “With another rate decrease, Kansas companies will potentially have more money to grow their businesses,” Kansas …

Workers’ Compensation Insurers Face Rise in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Although there has been an overall decline in workers’ compensation claims, the frequency of claims for motor vehicle accidents has increased in recent years. According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) in a new report, these accidents can …

Affordable Care Act Does Not Crowd Out Workers’ Compensation Claimants: NCCI Research

New industry research has found that while the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has dramatically increased the number of people who are medically insured, it has not hurt access to medical care for workers’ compensation claimants, which had …

Kansas Workers’ Comp Rates to Drop Next Year

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer announced that many business owners in the state will pay less for workers’ compensation insurance in 2017. It will be the second consecutive year for workers’ comp rate decreases in Kansas. Many of the approximately …