§34-9-261: The maximum TTD rate increased from $550.00 to $575.00 for any date of accident occurring on or after July 1, 2016.
§34-9-262: The maximum TPD rate increased from $367.00 to $383.00 for any date of accident occurring on or after July 1, 2016.
§34-9-265: The total compensation payable to a surviving spouse in a death claim where there is no other dependent for one year or less after the death increased from $220,000.00 to $230,000.00.
There are a total of 11 forms that have been created or amended to conform to the new ICMS II system. The following is a list of the amended forms and an explanation of the changes.
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The Rules and Regulations of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation that are being amended to conform to the new ICMS II system are as follows:
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The 2015 Rules, effective July 1, 2015, contain organizational, editorial, and substantive changes. This summary of the 2015 amendments to the Rules is intended as a convenient reference and does not represent an exhaustive description of all rules changes. For detailed information regarding changes to a particular rule, please refer to the published version of the rule.
Continue reading Summary of the 2015 Amendments to the Rules of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation