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 (PDF) updated 8/26/20 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.

If you have any questions, please check our COVID-19 FAQ (PDF) (updated 8/26/20) or contact us.

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.

MEDICAL FEE SCHEDULE UPDATE– Effective 10/1/2020

In accordance with 39-A M.R.S.A. Section 209-A, the IP Facility Fee Schedule/Appendix III has been updated for dates of discharge on or after 10-1-2020 (Excel file). Questions or concerns regarding the annual update may be addressed to Kimberlee.McCarson@maine.gov.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The September Board of Directors meeting has been cancelled. Agenda items will be held over for the October meeting.

ANNUAL RECONCILIATION and ASSESSMENT REPORTING

The 4th quarter assessment reporting and FY 2020 Annual Reconciliation forms are available on the assessment reporting page. Note: Annual Reconciliation forms must be signed by the company's or association's chief financial officer. Electronic signatures are permissible.

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 emailing Cindy Carroll or by phone at 287-7085. This is the February 2020 revision with the red cover.


 

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