Workers’ Compensation Rule Hearing

Jan 6, 2009

Workers’ Compensation Rule Hearing

The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Workers’ Compensation has issued a Notice of Development of Rulemaking regarding the following Rules:

The purpose of the proposed Rule Chapter is to establish uniform guidelines under which the Division of Workers’ Compensation will monitor, audit and investigate regulated entities to ensure compliance with statutory obligations and establish penalty assessment guidelines for failure to comply with the statutory requirements.

Statutorily-mandated obligations include: requirements to provide timely payment of workers’ compensation benefits to injured workers, to timely pay medical bills to providers, timely reporting of workers’ compensation data to the Department of Financial Services.

Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Room 104-J of the Hartman Building, 2012 Capital Circle S.E., Tallahassee, Florida