RULEMAKING PUBLIC HEARING

The Workers’ Compensation Board has scheduled a public hearing on May 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. for proposed amendments to Rule Chapters 1-9, 12-16, and 18. The deadline for written comments is May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. For more information, see the Proposed Rules page.


COURTCALL VIDEO CONFERENCING

The Workers’ Compensation Board now coordinates with CourtCall to provide a system for parties and their representatives to make routine workers’ compensation appearances by video from their offices, homes or other convenient locations. CourtCall is currently available at all Board regional offices for mediations. For more details, please see our information sheet.


MEDICAL FEE SCHEDULE UPDATE– Effective 1/1/18

In accordance with 39-A M.R.S.A.  209-A, the annual update of the Medical Fee Schedule has been completed for dates of service on or after 1-1-18.   Questions or concerns regarding the annual update may be addressed to Kimberlee.Barriere@maine.gov.


INPATIENT FACILITY FEE SCHEDULE UPDATED - Effective 10/1/2017

The Board has updated its inpatient facility fee schedule (Appendix III) for dates of discharge on or after October 1, 2017. The fees are based on version 35 of the US Federal Government’s DRG Grouper for FY 18. Questions or concerns regarding the annual update may be addressed to Kimberlee.Barriere@maine.gov.


ADMINISTRATIVE FUND ASSESSMENT Fiscal Year 2018

On May 9, 2017, the Board of Directors voted to adopt an assessment rate for insurers of 2.75% for Fiscal Year 2018 beginning on July 1, 2017.  Assessment letters for insurers and self-insured employers will be mailed this week and payments are due by June 24th. For questions contact Jan Adams (207) 287-7084 or see the Business Services/Annual Assessment section of this site.


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