Workers' comp form “You can make an argument that while they’re not doing their job, they don’t need workers’ comp coverage,” says Jeff Eddinger, senior division executive at Regulatory Business Management.  (Photo: Shutterstock)

In the aftermath of the coronavirus, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) is planning a rule change to workers’ compensation that will affect businesses who are continuing to pay their employees who are unable to do their work from home.

According to Insurance Journal, those businesses will not be required to include the payroll paid to those employees in calculating their workers’ compensation premiums. Workers’ compensation premiums are based on payroll.

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