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NCCI’s Report on Workers’ Compensation Shows Calm Now, Anticipates Trouble Ahead

Posted on: May 27, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

In its 2015 State of the Line worker’s compensation market analysis, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) this month described the current state of the industry as “calm now … but turbulence ahead.” NCCI gathers data, analyzes industry trends, and prepares objective insurance rate and loss cost recommendations. According to the NCCI report, the […] Read More

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On Trend: Impact of Medical Marijuana on Workers Compensation

Posted on: May 22, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

On Trend: Impact of Medical Marijuana on Workers Compensation Medical marijuana today is legal in the District of Colombia and 21 states where Americans can walk into a dispensary and purchase pot for a variety of ailments. Moreover, twelve more states are considering measures to allow medicinal marijuana while nine states are looking at ballot […] Read More

Posted in: Workers Comp Workers Compensation

Rising Medical Costs for Workplace Injuries Two Decades Ago

Posted on: February 12, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Rising Medical Costs for Workplace Injuries Two Decades Ago The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently released a study, “Medical Services for Claims 20 or More Years Old”, indicating that an increased percentage of medical costs for workplace injuries is as a result of treatment provided more than 20 years after an injury occurs. […] Read More

Posted in: Workers Comp Workers Compensation

Workers Comp Hit by Rates, Rising Medical Costs & Underwriting Losses

Posted on: July 17, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Workers Comp Hit by Rates, Rising Medical Costs & Underwriting Losses In the last year or so, we have seen Workers Comp rates continually rise. California was hit with an increase in earlier this year of 37% and most recently the state’s insurance department approved an 8.25% workers comp advisory pure premium rate hike for […] Read More

Posted in: Workers Comp Workers Compensation