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Workers' compensation -- COMPACT, for workers' compensation professionals

View the February 2014 edition of COMPACT; view past editionsCOMPACT newsletter


  • Department expediting transition to ICD-10 coding system

  • Patient Advocate Program:  update, spreading news about service

  • New online process available for submissions of annual claim reimbursements

  • Several workers' compensation rehabilitation forms revised

  • DLI Dashboard shows agency performance indicators

  • Workers' compensation cost turns upward from recent low-point

  • Mileage rate falls a half-cent

  • Litigating disputed medical requests with potential intervenor issues at DLI

  • DLI studies effectiveness, costs of potential reforms, barriers within work comp system

  • Professional conduct complaints about rehabilitation providers

  • Workers' compensation claim characteristics brochure updated

  • Two annual reports updated, available online

  • Department of Labor and Industry experts available for speaking engagements

  • EDI, eFROI news and updates:  Business process changes following Jan. 1 mandate of electronic filing of first report of injury

  • CompFact:  Northeastern Minnesota is home to large percentage of supplementary benefits recipients

  • More resources from DLI:  newsletters, specialty email lists, rulemaking lists

  • Basic adjuster training 2014:  March 26 and 27, May 14 and 15, Oct. 6 and 7

  • Court decisions:  October through December 2013

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