The Research & Analysis Unit of the Workers’ Compensation Section collects workers’ compensation claims data required by statute and regulation through a series of annual data calls issued via email notification. The Research & Analysis Unit functions to support the agency in its regulation of workers’ compensation insurers, third party administrators (TPAs), medical providers, and employers; as well as acting as a resource for internal agency investigators and auditors as they research claims information on behalf of injured workers.
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NEW! 2016 Occupational Disease Claim Report (NRS 617.357)
The calendar year 2016 Occupational Disease Claim Report is now available. Scroll down for a link to the report.
FY16 Claims Activity Report & Insurer Information Form Now Available
Scroll down to the "Annual Claims Activity Data Call" area for updated forms and instructions.
Due Date: February 28, 2017
Nevada Death Benefits Claims Report
This report is not required annually. This was a one-time data call in 2015 requested by the Nevada Legislature.
Notify WCS of Updates
Use the Insurer Information Form throughout the year to update insurer contact information (NRS 616B.400)
Use the Current In-State Nevada Claims Office(s)/TPA form in conjunction with the information form when reporting the use of multiple third party administrators (NRS 616A.400)
Use the TPA Information Form throughout the year to update TPA contact information (NRS 616A.400, NAC 616D.120)
Annual Permanent Total Disability Claims Data Call
Per NRS 616C.453, the Administrator is required to make annual payments to injured employees (or their dependents) who are permanently and totally disabled (PT) and who are NOT entitled to the annual payment pursuant to NRS 616C.473. See Annual Total Disability Payments Requirements & Instructions for more details.
Annual Claims Activity Data Call - *** UPDATED FOR FY16 ***
The annual WCS Workers' Compensation Claims Activity Report data call requests claims activity for the preceding fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). The data call is issued in early fall and requires insurers to submit the appropriate two reports: Insurer Information Form and either the WCS Workers’ Compensation Claims Activity Report or the one-page Statement of Inactivity (for insurers with zero workers' compensation claims activity during the period).
- Annual Claims Activity Data Call (NRS 616B.006 and 616B.009)
- Data Call Instructions
- Data Call Resources
TPA Information Form Data Call
Per NRS 616A.400 and NRS 616D.120, all Nevada licensed workers' compensation third party administrators (TPA) are required to submit the TPA Information Form, which requests TPA contact information, claims handled data, and records storage locations information. Use this form for the annual third party administrator data call and throughout the year to update third party administrator contact information. The forms are updated and available in late summer/early fall each year when the data call is issued.
Occupational Disease Claims Ongoing Reporting (OD-8 Form)
Per NRS 617.657, insurers are required to report occupational disease claims of firefighters, police officers, arson investigators, and emergency medical attendants that encompass diseases of the heart or lungs or diseases that are infectious or relate to cancer pursuant to NRS 617.453, 617.455, 617.457, 617.481, 617.485 or 617.487.
Occupational Disease Claims Year-End Reporting
Within 5 days of the end of the calendar year, insurers with zero occupational disease claims during the calendar year pursuant to the above listed statutes are required to submit certification of inactivity.
Occupational Disease Claims Annual Reports
Statute requires the Division of Industrial Relations to make available to the public a report containing the OD-8 information submitted by insurers during the preceding calendar year.
Proof of Coverage Ongoing Reporting
Per NRS 616B.461 and NAC 616B.100-148, private carriers writing Nevada workers' compensation policies must report proof of coverage data to National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). Self-insured employers and associations of self-insured public and private employers are not required to report proof of coverage data.