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Home | Workers Comp Blogwire | Georgia Board Rule Changes- Effective February 15, 2016

Georgia Board Rule Changes- Effective February 15, 2016

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The Rules and Regulations of the State Board of Workers' Compensation that are being amended to conform to the new ICMS II system are as follows:

Rule 61(b) is amended to add new Paragraph Number (42). Form WC-Request to Change Information form, and renumber current paragraphs (42)-(62) so that they become paragraphs (43)-(63) of Rule 61(b).

Rule 102(B)(4) - This rule is amended to remove the requirement that a party requesting a hearing furnish the name and current address of the third party administrator. The rule now provides as follows:
(4) Any party requesting a hearing shall furnish the correct name and current address of the employee, the employer, and the insurer/self-insurer at the time the hearing is requested.

 

This information provided courtesy of:
Rayford H. Taylor

Rayford H. Taylor is an “AV” rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.  He is a member of The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia, and practices in the areas of administrative and governmental law, appellate practice, legislative consultation, and workers' compensation.He has practiced law in Georgia since 2002 and in Florida  since 1974. Prior to entering the private practice of law, he was affiliated with The Florida Bar for more than 12 years where he served as its general counsel and legislative counsel.

Mr. Taylor is with the Law Firm of Casey Gilson, P.C., and is a member of the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network.

His full bio is available here.

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