Is Ebola Compensable Under Workers’ Compensation?

The Ebola virus is the hottest news item of the month of October, and there is much to be ironed out on how to control the spread.  Since the first domiciled Americans to contract the disease are both health care workers, insurance industry analysis are starting to explore the potential aspects with regards to insurance coverages particularly, workers’ compensation.  The Claims Journal and the Insurance Information Institute weigh in with the linked articles below.

Ebola VirusIs Ebola Compensable Under Workers’ Compensation?
http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/national/2014/10/15/256277.htm

Facts and Perspectives on the Ebola Pandemic
http://www.iii.org/article/facts-and-perspectives-on-the-ebola-pandemic

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