Updated July 7 at 9:26pm

DLT assesses comp. rate at 6.75 percent

Each year, the workers’ compensation assessment rate is recalculated, based upon the projected costs to fulfill the responsibilities outlined in Rhode Island General Laws. According to the department, these responsibilities include the funding of the Workers’ Compensation Court, the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit, the Workers’ Compensation Education Unit, the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, the Donley Rehabilitation Center and other administrative and operational costs associated with the workers’ compensation program in Rhode Island.

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DLT assesses comp. rate at 6.75 percent

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Each year, the workers’ compensation assessment rate is recalculated, based upon the projected costs to fulfill the responsibilities outlined in Rhode Island General Laws. According to the department, these responsibilities include the funding of the Workers’ Compensation Court, the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit, the Workers’ Compensation Education Unit, the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, the Donley Rehabilitation Center and other administrative and operational costs associated with the workers’ compensation program in Rhode Island.

The news release says the Division of Workers’ Compensation at the DLT monitors the workers’ compensation system, ensuring claims are paid correctly and that all required employers with one or more employees maintain insurance coverage. It also provides rehabilitative services, including physical therapy, work hardening, vocational services and psychological services through the Donley Rehabilitation Center in Providence. •

28~16, 072213 Rhode Island & Massachusetts News Briefs, , 28~16, issue072213export.pbn

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