Medical Fee Guide Committee recruitment is complete, new automated docketing program initiated, WCC email problems, more information on the docket setting program and feedback. State Offices closed by Executive Order December 24th.
Subpoenaed documents for unfiled claims. CLARIFICATION: Set-with vs. Travel-along cases.
Open Meeting outcome, Open Meeting Notice: The Workers' Compensation Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday , October 24, 2001 at 2:00 PM to take final action on Regulation .23 under COMAR 14.09.01 Procedural Requirements and Regulations .01 - .02 under COMAR 14.09.06 Local Office Requirements for Insurers with amendments, North West Regional Hearing Site information.
New: Weather & Emergency closings procedures, PROCEDURAL CHANGE Effective October 1, 2001 : CROR/Reset on Request, Stipulation & Settlement, 17th Annual MWCEA Conference is scheduled for September 23-26, 2001, Western Maryland Regional Hearing site, Public Meeting: Procedural Regs and Local Office Requirements for Insurers
Bi-Monthly Commission Meetings reduced to once per month, Alternate Annapolis Hearing Site relocates, Public Hearing September 11th: Local Office Requirements for Insurers cancelled, WCC Toll Free Number status, New Regional Hearing Site
Medical Fee Guide regulations changes adopted 7/28/2001
The Vocational Rehabilitation Committee has its first meeting.
Filing ISSUES before Consideration Period, Revised discontinuation of "Unavailability of Counsel" Policy
Notice: Cambridge Hearing site
Vocational Rehabilitation Proposal Committee, Proposed Regulations and Hearings, NEW FORMS (Required) and new directions: Continuance (H28R), Implead a Party in an Uninsured Employer's (UEF) Claim (H32R)
Revised Subpoena/Subpoena Duces Tecum/Subpoena Duces Tecum for Medical Records.
Change in Policy: Unavailability of counsel no longer acceptable effective March 2001. Harford County dockets to be heard at Aberdeen site effective February 2001. This site to also serve as Northeastern Regional Hearing Site effective March 2001.