In response to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Board is working to strike an appropriate balance between conducting business and supporting social distancing. Please note our operational changes:
-Troubleshooting is being conducted only by phone.
-Mediations are being conducted only by phone.
-Hearings are being conducted by phone or other form of remote technology. (Please see the COVID-19 FAQ updated 5/4/20 for more information)
-The Central, Regional and Advocate offices are closed to the public. Limited staff is available to receive mail, deliveries, and Board filings.
Finally, we encourage everyone to stay informed. You can access the Maine CDC website at: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus.shtml.
The 4th quarter assessment reporting form is available here.
ADMINISTRATIVE FUND ASSESSMENT - FISCAL YEAR 2021
On May 12, 2020, the Board of Directors voted to adopt an assessment rate for insurers of 2.63% for Fiscal Year 2021 beginning on July 1, 2020. Assessment letters for insurers and self-insured employers have been mailed and payments are due by June 1, 2020. For questions contact Jan Adams (207) 287-7084 or see the Business Services/Annual Assessment section of this site.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT BOOKS
Printed copies of the Act may be purchased by contacting Cindy Carroll at 287-7085 or by email. This is the February 2020 revision with the red cover.
TRI-AGENCY ANNUAL REPORT
The 2020 Tri-Agency Annual Report can be found here.
The most current version of the mandatory workers' compensation poster (revised 1/1/2020) can be found here.
NOTICE TO COUNSEL
A notice to counsel regarding official transcription services for electronically recorded hearings was issued January 10, 2020. To view the document please click here.
A special edition of the MAE Newsletter and a Guidance Memo regarding LD 756 are now available. To view the documents please click here.
ANNUAL RECONCILIATIONThe FY 2019 Annual Reconciliation form is available as a fillable PDF here.
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