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Notices Archive: Calendar Year 2006

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December 2006

The Commission and State offices are closed Monday, January 1, 2007 in observance of New Year's Day, Duplicate form filings are prohibited, Benefit rates for calendar year 2007 are posted, Our Fiscal Year 2006 Annual Report is posted, The location for all January 2007 hearings scheduled in Cumberland has been changed, The Commission and State offices are closed Monday, December 25, 2006 in observance of Christmas Day.
November 2006The location for all January 2007 hearings scheduled in Cumberland has been changed,The Commission and State offices are closed Thursday & Friday, November 23 - 24, 2006 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, The Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission is closed Tuesday, November 7, 2006 for Election Day and Friday, November 10, 2006 in observance of Veterans' Day.
October 2006The MD WCC 2007 Commission (Open) Meetings Schedule is posted, Introduction to Commissioner Jeffrey C. Herwig, The Medical Fee Guide Revision Committee meets on 10/24/06, Mail is received only at the MD WCC office, The Commission and State Offices are closed Monday, October 9, 2006 in observance of Columbus Day.
September 2006The Commission welcomes Commissioner Shalisha Hines Ivy & Secretary to the Commission, Michael L. Galey, Esq., Self-insurance forms are posted, MWCEA Conference,The Stipulation for Advancement C50R is revised/posted, Tuesday, September 5, 2006 Abingdon hearings as scheduled in Abingdon, The WCC is closed on Labor Day.

August 2006

Friday, September 1, 2006 Abingdon hearings are relocated to Baltimore City, The WCC is closed on Labor Day, the 2007 MD WCC COLA rate (3.4%) is posted.
July 2006The Commission is deeply saddened to report the passing of Commissioner A. Frank Carven, III.
Microfilm is no longer available for public access, WCC data network services unavailable Wednesday 07/19/06, COMAR 14.09.01.27, effective July 3rd establishes new Interpreter Services procedures, SAWCA - the Souther Association of Workers' Compensation Administrators convention is hosted in Baltimore July 15- 19, 2006.
June 2006The Commission is closed Tuesday July 4th, Frederick Regional Hearing Site scheduled to open July 24, 2006, New Regulations-COMAR 14.09.01.27 (Interpreters) effective July 3, 2006, The Commission welcomes Commissioner David O. Godwin, Jr., The NCCI 2006 Maryland State Advisory Forum will be held at the Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor at Camden Yards on Wednesday, June 14 2006.

May 2006

Adoption of amendments to COMAR 14.09.03 Guide of Medical and Surgical Fees was taken at an open meeting on May 11, 2006- effective June 5, 2006, The Medical Fee Guide Supplemental Document is updated 5/26/06 with new CPT Code exclusions, The Claimant & Employer Questionnaire for uninsured employer claims are posted to our FORMS page, The Commission is closed Monday, May 29 2006 in observance of Memorial Day, The Medical Fee Guide Supplemental Document is updated with new CPT Code inclusions & exclusions, The NCCI 2006 Maryland State Advisory Forum will be held at the Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor at Camden Yards on Wednesday, June 14 2006.

April 2006

Commission (open) Meeting scheduled for July 27, 2006 is cancelled for SAWCA Convention. WCC data network maintenance & testing scheduled beginning Saturday, April 8, 2006.

March 2006

The WCC Settlement word processor template has been updated/revised relevant CMS/Medicare Set Aside provisions, Proposed amendments to COMAR 14.09.03.27 (Interpreters), October hearing schedule update/change, proposed amendments to COMAR 14.09.03.01 (Guide of Medical and Surgical Fees), WCC Medical Fee Guide Supplemental Document is updated, Instructions for proper use of the Employee Claim Form C-1 online WebForm
February 2006Change in procedure: Objection to Subpoena for Medical Records, MD WCC Medical Fee Guide Regulations are amended- effective 02/01/06, Commission employment opportunities are posted, The Workers' Compensation Commission and State offices are closed Monday,  February 20, 2006 in observance of Presidents' Day.

January 2006

New & revised forms: SETTLEMENT WORKSHEET (WCC H07) & AGREEMENT OF FINAL COMPROMISE AND SETTLEMENT, Subpoena (for Medical Records) procedures are updated, The WCC is closed Monday January 16, 2006 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, The Medical Fee Guide: Regulations & Information page is updated.