Worker's Compensation Insurance Letters, 2003 - 2013

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Ins 501 8/21/2014
To communicate to insurance carriers and self-insured employers the new assessment rate and issue date information, and also to remind insurance carriers and self-insured employers that interest will accrue on all unpaid balances after 30 days. The annual Worker's Compensation Administrative Assessment is issued each year in August.
Ins 501
Ins 500 5/15/2014
To provide instruction on the proper submission of claims related information to the WC Division (WCD).
Ins 500
Ins 499 4/24/2014
To inform that Wisconsin Statute §102.43(5)(c); the provision that allows no offset of temporary disability compensation based on wages for the first 24 hours an employee works while receiving retraining benefits under s. 102.61(1) or (1m), will sunset effective May 1, 2014.
Ins 499
Ins 498 12/6/2013
Announce 2014 maximum rates effective January 1, 2014.

WKC-9572-P  (Rate Chart)
Ins 498
Ins 497 8/20/2013
To communicate to insurance carriers and self-insured employers the new assessment rate and issue date information, and also to remind insurance carriers and self-insured employers that interest will accrue on all unpaid balances after 30 days. The annual Worker’s Compensation Administrative Assessment will be issued each year in August.

Ins 497
Ins 496 6/3/2013
Inform insurers of a reduction to supplemental benefit reimbursement payments made to employers and insurers under s. 102.44 (1) (c), Wis. Stats., effective May 14, 2013
Ins 496
Ins 495 1/28/2013
Clarification of recent amendment to s. 102.13 (2) (c) about requirement for final treating practitioner report
Ins 495
Ins 494 12/11/2012
Announce 2013 maximum rates effective January 1, 2013
Ins 494
Ins 493 08/23/2012
To communicate the new FY 13 assessment rate information.
Ins 493
Ins 492 07/01/2012
Announce new mileage reimbursement rate effective July 1, 2012.
Ins 492
Ins 491 04/17/2012
Announce 2012 maximum weekly compensation rate for permanent partial disability change and other changes effective April 17, 2012.
Ins 491
Ins 490 12/09/2011
Announce 2012 maximum rates effective January 1, 2012.
Ins 490
Ins 489 11/28/2011
Policy on Weapons in Hearing Rooms.
Ins 489
Ins 488 11/16/2011
Modification to the Certification of Readiness Process.
Ins 488
Ins 487 10/27/2011
Assessment Rate for 2012.
Ins 487
Ins 486 12/09/2010
Announce 2011 maximum rates effective January 1, 2011
WKC-9572-P.
Ins 486
Ins 485 10/22/2010
Assessment Rate for 2011.
Ins 485
Ins 484 04/28/2010
Announce Statutory Changes   and the Rate Changes effective May 1, 2010.
Ins 484
Ins 483 04/26/10
Announce New Requirements for Barred Claims Against the Supplemental Fund effective May 10, 2010.
Ins 483
Ins 482 12/03/09
Announce 2010 maximum rates effective January 1, 2010.
Ins 482
Ins 481 11/09/09
Announcing a change to information required  for the Pending Reports application.
Ins 481
Ins 480 12/17/09
Announcing the Assessment Rates for 2010.
Ins 480
Ins 479 08/11/09
Announcing appeal and filing date adjustments for State Furlough Days in the Worker's Compensation Division.
Ins 479
Ins 478 12/05/08
Announcing the 2009 maximum Rate Changes effective January 1, 2009.
Ins 478
Ins 477 11/28/08
Announcing the Assessment Rates for 2009.
Ins 477
Ins 476 07/01/08
Announce new mileage reimbursement rate effective July 1, 2008.
Ins 476
Ins 475 04/01/08
Inform Insurance Carriers of Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act, Chapter 102 law changes effective April 1, 2008, relating to required Wisconsin Proof of Coverage Notice under a master policy for small clients of employee leasing companies under s. 102.315(5)(c), Wis. Stats.
Enclosures:  WKC-15785-E and Plain Language Summary of law change
Ins 475
Ins 474 04/01/08
Inform employee leasing companies of Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act, Chapter 102 law changes effective April 1, 2008, relating to required employee leasing company notification of a client covered under a master policy for small clients under s. 102.315(5)(b), Wis. Stats.
Enclosures:  WKC-15784-E and Plain Language Summary of law change
Ins 474
Ins 473 04/01/08
Supplemental Benefit Rate Increases (effective 4/1/08)
WKC-140-E
Ins 473
Ins 472 04/01/08
Worker’s Compensation Statutory Changes  (effective 4/1/08)
Ins 472
Ins 471 12/07/07
2008 Rate Changes & Mileage Reimbursement Increase
Ins 471
Ins 470 12/28/07
Announcing the Assessment Rates for 2008
Ins 470
Ins 469 07/16/07
New Process for Scheduling Hearings
Ins 469
Ins 468 05/04/07
Ability to View Available Worksheets on Pending Reports effective January 1, 2007
Ins 468
Ins 467 12/04/06
Supplemental Benefit Rate Increases effective January 1, 2007
Ins 467
Ins 466 12/04/06
Announce 2007 Maximum Rates
Ins 466
Ins 465 12/29/06
Announcing the Assessment Rates for 2007
Ins 465
Ins 464 10/03/06
Procedure change effective October 10, 2006
Ins 464
Ins 463 06/01/06
WC Law Changes effective April 1, 2006
Ins 463
Ins 462 05/01/06
Notification of Mileage Reimbursement
Ins 462
Ins 461 03/29/06
Announcing Supplemental Benefit rate increases and rate changes in payment to the fund.  Enclosure WKC-140
 
Ins 461
Ins 460 03/29/06
Announcing the maximum rates (effective 4/1/06)  WKC-9572-P  (Rate chart)
Ins 460
Ins 459 03/29/06
Announcing the replacement of forfeitures with surcharges (effective 4/1/06)
Ins 459
Ins 458 12/27/05
Announcing the 2006 maximum rates.  Enclosure WKC-140
WKC-9572-P  (Rate chart)
Ins 458
Ins 457 12/29/05
Distribute the FY2006 Worker's Compensation Administrative Assessment
Ins 457
Ins 456 12/16/05
Introduction of a new wage information form that will begin to be mailed to claimants in January 2006.
Enclosure WKC-15021-E
Ins 456
Ins 455 11/22/05
Notification of Required Electronic Reporting of Supplementary Report on Accidents and Industrial Diseases, WKC-13 by March 1, 2006
Ins 455
Ins 454 9/1/05
Notification of procedural change.  Effective October 17, form letter GL24 (requesting overdue medical reports) will be eliminated.
Ins 454
Ins 453 5/6/05
Required Electronic Reporting of First Reports of Injury, WKC-12 and Wage Information Supplements
Ins 453
Ins 452  12/17/04
To provide new rate and assessment information for FY2005
Ins 452
Ins. 451  11/30/04
Announce new Maximum Rate for 2005
Ins 451
Ins. 450 06/06/04
Chapter DWD 80 Amendments effective 07/01/04
Plain Language Summary
Ins 450
Ins. 449 04/02/04
Forfeiture Waiver Process Change
Ins 449
Ins 448, 03/29/04
Adjustments in the Supplemental Benefit Fund Payments
WKC-140
Ins 448
Ins 447, 11/21/03
2004 Rate Changes
Ins 447
Ins 446, 12/12/03
Notification of Worker's Compensation  FY2004 Administrative Assessment
Ins 446
Ins 445, 11/4/03
Reminder to Convert to the Web Access Management System (WAMS)
Ins 445
Ins 444, 10/01/03
Implementation of Web Access Management System (WAMS)
Ins 444
Ins 443, 07/03/03
Internet Access Security System
Ins 443

Additional years available are;  1999-2002, 1998, 1997, 1996, and 1995.

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