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Workers' compensation -- COMPACT, for workers' compensation professionals

View the May 2014 edition of COMPACT; view past editionsCOMPACT newsletter


  • Summary:  2014 workers' compensation bill signed into law

  • Musielewicz is new DLI workers' compensation ombudsman

  • From the State Register:  Provider participation list available

  • Second requests for information to be sent to 'claim manager'

  • Form reform:  Using clear, understandable language makes it easier for all; Notice of Intention to Discontinue Workers' Compensation Benefits -- NOID

  • Attention construction contractors:  What you don't know about workers' compensation can hurt you

  • Department of Labor and Industry experts available for speaking engagements

  • EDI, eFROI news and updates:  Reminder of business process changes following Jan. 1, 2014, mandate of electronic filing of the First Report of Injury

  • 2014 Rehabilitation Update Conference:  Unlocking Barriers to Success -- conference and video-stream event

  • New documents for injured workers explain dispute, settlement, hearing processes

  • Ask the ADR pro:  DLI's Alternative Dispute Resolution unit answers frequently asked questions

  • 2012 Workers' Compensation System Report to be released

  • New video:  How to get your medical bills paid in workers' compensation

  • CompFact:  Injury severity, settlements affect vocational rehabilitation measures

  • More resources from DLI:  newsletters, specialty email lists, rulemaking lists

  • Basic adjuster training 2014:  Oct. 6 and 7

  • Court decisions:  January through March 2014

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