Nevada Workers' Compensation Law

Nevada Workers'
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Category / Topic Archives: Benefits

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Mileage reimbursement update

Posted in Mileage reimubursement, Uncategorized
Effective January 1, 2015, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been increased from $.56 per mile to $.575 per mile. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC 616C.150. Mileage is eligible for reimbursement if the injured worker is traveling to a doctor’s appointment related to his or her workers compensation … Continue Reading

Your Privacy and Medical Authorization Releases

Posted in Medical Care
Some third-party administrators of Nevada workers’ compensation claims routinely send injured workers their own medical release forms which give the adjuster authorization to request any and all medical records from any medical providers.  I don’t have my clients sign those overly broad medical releases.  They are an invasion of the injured worker’s privacy, and injured … Continue Reading

Injured Workers Wrongfully Billed for Medical Care

Posted in Medical Care
 If you are an injured worker with an accepted workers’ compensation claim in Nevada, you should not be receiving bills from hospitals, radiologists, labs, doctors, or physical therapists for treatment that was authorized by your adjuster. In fact, it is against the law for medical providers  on claims they know are accepted to bill the … Continue Reading