In response to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Board is working to strike an appropriate balance between conducting business and supporting social distancing. Please note our operational changes:

-Troubleshooting is being conducted only by phone.

-Mediations are being conducted only by phone.

-Hearings are being conducted by phone or remote technology (Zoom). (Please see the COVID-19 FAQ (PDF) for more information)

-The Central, Regional and Advocate offices are closed. Limited staff is available to receive mail, deliveries, and Board filings.

If you have any questions, please check our COVID-19 FAQ (PDF) or contact us.

Finally, we encourage everyone to stay informed. You can access the Maine CDC website at: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus.shtml.

 

FY 2023 ANNUAL ASSESSMENT – NEW RATES

New assessment rates for FY 2023 (beginning July 1, 2022) were approved at the Board of Directors meeting on May 10th.  Please check the Annual Assessment page for further information. Contact Jan Adams (207) 287-7084 or jan.adams@maine.gov if you have questions.

IN-PERSON HEARING REQUESTS

Hearings are currently being scheduled via remote technology. If you would like to have an in-person hearing, please see this memo (Word document) and motion (Word document). Requests will be decided by the ALJ's on a case by case basis.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

Predetermination application forms can be found in our Coverage section.

COMP SUMMIT

The annual Comp Summit presented by Strategic HR U.S. will not be held in 2022. Please see their website for more information and plan accordingly for CLE credits.

MEDICAL FEE SCHEDULE UPDATE–Effective 1/1/2022

In accordance with 39-A M.R.S.A. Section 209-A, the Professional / Appendix II and Outpatient Facility / Appendix IV fee schedules have been updated for dates of service on or after 1-1-2022 (Excel file). Questions or concerns regarding the annual update may be addressed to Kimberlee.McCarson@maine.gov.

NOTICE TO COUNSEL

Please see the Notice to Counsel (PDF) effective 10-1-21 regarding official transcripts of electronically recorded hearings.

MEDICAL FEE SCHEDULE UPDATE– Effective 10/1/2021

In accordance with 39-A M.R.S.A. Section 209-A, the IP Facility Fee Schedule/Appendix III has been updated for dates of discharge on or after 10-1-2021 (Excel file). Questions or concerns regarding the annual update may be addressed to Kimberlee.McCarson@maine.gov.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT BOOKS

Printed copies of the Act may be purchased by emailing Cindy Carroll or by phone at 287-7085. This is the February 2020 revision with the red cover.


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