Check out this quick chart for answers on what the waiting period is in your state or province before lost wages kick in from workers’ compensation.
What is the retroactive period when an employee is able to recoup those first unpaid days?
How about who gets to direct care?
It varies by state. The answers are here!
Continue reading Start the clock… 3, 5, or 7 days before lost wage payments?
When reviewing your loss runs or mod worksheet you’ll run into the codes or following descriptions. A quick overview of the common injury types are outlined below.
Permanent Total—Claimant expected to never be able to return work
Permanent Partial—Claimant expected to return to work but with some permanent impairment or disfigurement
Temporary Total—Claimant expected to recover fully
Medical Only—No benefits for lost wages are expected to be paid