June 2, 2020 - The
resumption of Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission hearings
will be vastly different than previous normal operations and
will occur in a cautious manner with the health and safety of
Commission employees and customers of
These linked guidelines will be strictly enforced for all
May 22, 2020 -
VRH Instructions document (link) is updated.
May 7, 2020 -Pursuant
to Open Meeting requirements, the Commission announces that the
Medical Fee Guide Committee will hold a virtual meeting on
Monday, June 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The meeting will be held using
Microsoft Teams and will discuss reimbursement rates for
telehealth procedure codes. If you would like to telephonically
observe the meeting, please dial 1(443)961-6421 and at the
prompt, enter 454770597 plus the pound sign. If you have any
questions about the meeting or plan on attending, please email
May 1, 2020- Pursuant
to the authority granted by COMAR 14.09.17, on 5/01/20, Chairman
Aumann issued Administrative Order 2020-02 regarding extension
Read the Administrative Order 2020-02.
April 30, 2020
Practitioners Requesting Video Hearings should indicate in the
"justification" section that there is a set-with and include
set-with claim number. Also, please review your VRH request
carefully prior to submitting. If you realize that a mistake was
made when the emergency hearing request was submitted (such as
incorrect email address provided), please email
Alackington@wcc.state.md.us. Do not file a correction
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information (Carriers in Liquidation).
An employer that fails to secure compensation (workers' compensation
insurance) for all covered employees may be subject to a penalty not to
exceed $10,000. More
details. A county or incorporated municipality may elect to have the provisions of the death benefits law, specifically LE 9-683.1 through 9-683.5, apply to
their public safety presumption employees.
Get more information here.
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