JULY 2011 Notices
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Commission and State offices are closed Monday,
July 4, 2011 in observance of Independence Day.
July 1, 2011, awards subject to LE ?? 9-806
(Subsequent Injury Fund Assessment) and LE ??
9-1007(B) (Uninsured Employer Fund Assessment),
will be billed separately by the two funds.
Award Orders issued by the Workers' Compensation
Commission will contain new language to reflect
this billing and collection procedure change.
Employers or Insurers must pay the assessments
to the two funds within thirty (30) days of
their respective invoices. |
printed form SF-2 - Surgeon's Report of Injury
will no longer be mailed by the Commission. Medical
Providers may access the online form or printable form on
the our website. The online form may be completed and
submitted electronically or the printable form can be
completed and mailed to the Commission. Both versions
of the Surgeon's Report form can be accessed from the
Medical Forms page (link).|
Cost of Living
Adjustment (COLA) for Calendar Year 2012:
Section 9-638 of the Labor and Employment Article provides
for an annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) for
compensation paid under Subtitle V to covered employees with
a permanent total disability. The COLA provision became
effective January 1, 1988 and is only payable for an
accidental injury or occupational disease sustained on or
after January 1, 1988.
The cost of living adjustment effective on January 1, 2012
is 1.6%. See
MD Compensation Rates for more information