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Notices Archive: Calendar Year 2004

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December 2004

The Commission and State offices are closed Friday, December 31, 2004 in observance of the New Year holiday, New form H35R: Request for a Hearing for Referral to Maryland Insurance Fraud Division, The Commission and State offices are closed Friday, December 24, 2004 in observance of Christmas.

November 2004 Proposed regulation: COMAR, The 2005 Commission meeting calendar is posted, The Workers' Compensation Commission is closed Thursday and Friday, November 25-26, 2004 in observance of Thanksgiving, the Medical Fee Guide Committee resumes January 2005, The Workers' Compensation Commission and State offices are closed Thursday, November 11, 2004 in observance of Veterans' Day, WCC Form C-51 "Claim for Medical Services" is revised, The Workers' Compensation Commission is closed Tuesday, November 2, 2004 for Election Day.
October 2004The WCC is recognized for technology innovation, Online services, data network offline weekend of 10/22/04; the Workers' Compensation Commission announces the passing of former Workers' Compensation Commission Chairman Charles J. Krysiak,  NEW/Revised FORMS: Request to Implead a Party (WCC H33R) & Request for Action on Filed Issues (WCC H25R), Details: COMAR - Subsequent Injury Fund (SIF)- Request for Impleader, The Commission is closed Monday, October 11, 2004 in observance of Columbus Day.
September 2004New procedure for telephone notice of weather or emergency hearing site closings, the Commission is closed Monday, September 6, 2004 in observance of Labor Day.
August 2004"The Impact of the Harris Decision on Workers' Compensation in Maryland" is posted in WCC Publications, Medical Fee Guide changes are updated, Information on proposed Regulation .14 under COMAR 14.09.01 (Procedural Regulations), There are no hearings scheduled for 08/09/04.
July 2004Insurance corrections & Entry of Appearance, COLA & mileage rates updated, LEP/Interpreter Policy for Continued/Rescheduled Hearings, Workers' Compensation in Courts of Appeals is updated, Appellants and WCC records requests, New information on the WCC Medical Fee Schedule changes are posted 7/13/04, Proposed changes to Regulations .01-.11 under COMAR 14.09.02 (Group Self-Insurance),  Revision to "Implementation of the SIF Request for Interpleader: Rule"
June 2004The Commission's new Eastern (Shore) Maryland Regional Hearing Site in Cambridge, Maryland opens June 9, 2004.

May 2004

The Commission and State Offices are closed Monday, May 31, 2004 in observance of Memorial Day, Welcome to Commissioner A. Frank Carven III, Farewell to Commissioner Patricia A. Adams, Cambridge Hearing Site opening June 9, 2004, COMAR 14.09.02 (Governmental Group Self-Insurance Regulations) withdrawn,  Beltsville Regional Hearing Site Map is updated, WCC Attorney Registration and/or Information Form is updated, Workers' Compensation Appeals is updated.

April 2004

NEW Authorization For Release of Medical Information form is posted, Medical Fee Guide Regulations, Announcement: demise of Ms. Peggy Short, NOTICE OF INTERPRETER (LEP) PROGRAM CHANGE, New forms are posted for Change of Address. 

March 2004

Regulatory changes take effect, Beltsville Regional Site map is posted, SIF Regulation effective 3/15/04, WFMS Terms of Service updated, Central Maryland Regional Hearing Site (Beltsville) opens April 2004, additional information and updates.

February 2004Central Maryland Regional Hearing Site (Beltsville) opens April 2004, Commission web and telephone will be offline 2/20/04 - 2/22/04 due to power outage.  The Commission is closed 02/16/04 for Presidents' Day.

January 2004

Proposed amendments to Regulations .06-.29 under COMAR 14.09.01 (Procedural Regulations)and .01-.11 under COMAR 14.09.02 (Governmental Group Self Insurance). Proposed Regulations .01-.12 under COMAR 14.09.10 (Individual Employer Self Insurer) posted, 2004 MD WCC Legislation link added, WFMS Updates & Info updates, The Workers' Compensation Commission and State offices are closed Monday, January 19, 2004 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.