Friday, May 8, 2009
NCCI Issues a “Guarded” Report of Health of Workers’ Compensation
A report that the short term was “guarded” and the long term “cautionary” was issued this week by NCCI Holdings, Inc. Medical care continues to lead the list of concerns as the costs continue to out pace wages. Medical continues to be problematic as CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) continue to become more involved in the workers’ compensation process that the Sec. 111 Mandatory Registration process and the recovery efforts and monitoring of future care plans, ie. Workers’ compensation Medicare set aside arrangement.