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287.010. Citation of law..
287.020. Definitions - intent to abrogate earlier case law. -.
287.021. Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs to be covered by workers' compensation - average earnings defined. -.
287.030. Employer defined. -.
287.035. Partners, sole proprietors may elect to receive benefits for themselves - employees, effect - insurer's liability - intent of law - withdrawal of employee from coverage, procedure. -.
287.037. Member of limited liability company to receive coverage, rejection of coverage, rescission of rejection - S corporation, certain shareholders may elect or reject coverage. -.
287.040. Liability of employer - contractors, subcontractors. -.
287.041. For-hire motor carrier not an employer of a lessor - definition. -.
287.043. Abrogation of case law regarding definition of owner. -.
287.060. Employers and employees affected by this act. -.
287.061. Occupational or business license for construction contractors, city or county - duty to require proof of workers' compensation coverage, when, effect. -.
287.063. Occupational diseases, presumption of exposure - last employer liable - statute of limitations, starts running, when. -.
287.067. Occupational disease defined - repetitive motion, loss of hearing, radiation injury, communicable disease, others. -.
287.070. Occupational diseases directly related to cleanup of an illegal drug manufacturing lab. -.
287.090. Exempt employers and occupations - election to accept - withdrawal - notification required of insurance companies. -.
287.100. Legislative intent relative to other laws expressed. -.
287.110. Scope of chapter as to injuries and diseases covered. -.
287.120. Liability of employer set out - compensation increased or reduced, when - use of alcohol or controlled substances or voluntary recreational activities, injury from - effect on compensation - mental injuries, requirements, firefighter stress not affected. -.
287.123. Insurers to establish safety engineering and management services program - requirements - division to maintain registry. -.
287.124. Department of labor and industrial relations, certification of employer safety programs, when. -.
287.126. Toll-free telephone number for workers' compensation information, division to establish. -.
287.127. Notice, employer to post, contents - division to develop, distribute, and publish notice, when - penalty.
287.128. Unlawful acts, penalties - fraud or noncompliance, complaint may be filed, effect - fraud and noncompliance unit established, purpose, confidentiality of records - annual report, contents. -.
287.129. False billing practices of health care provider, defined, effect - department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration, powers - penalty. -.
287.130. Employer's liability joint and several - contribution allowable. -.
287.135. Managed care services, department to establish program to certify organizations, procedures - effect on fees and services. -.
287.140. Employer to provide medical and other services, transportation, artificial devices, reactivation of claim - duties of health care providers - refusal of treatment, effect - medical evidence - division, commission responsibilities - notice to health care provider of workers' compensation claim, contents, effect - use of employee leave time. -.
287.141. Physical rehabilitation, defined, division of workers' compensation to administer - procedure. -.
287.143. Vocational rehabilitation services, not mandatory - testing and assessment. -.
287.144. Definitions. -.
287.145. Rehabilitation practitioners, providers, certification of, how. -.
287.146. Employee authorized to receive vocational rehabilitation, when - duties of director. -.
287.148. Loss of suitable, gainful employment, how determined - severe injury, defined - plan, duration, costs allowed. -.
287.149. Benefits to be paid, when - reduction of benefits, when. -.
287.150. Subrogation to rights of employee or dependents against third person, effect of recovery - construction design professional, immunity from liability, when, exception - waiver of subrogation rights on certain contracts void, employer's lien on subrogation recovery, when - third party liability, subrogation, effect on. -.
287.160. Waiting period - compensation, how paid - interest, how computed - not credit to employer for wages or benefits paid, exception. -.
287.170. Temporary total disability, amount to be paid - method of payment - disqualification, when - post injury misconduct defined - benefits not payable, when. -.
287.180. Temporary partial disability, amount to be paid - method of payment. -.
287.190. Permanent partial disability, amount to be paid - permanent partial disability defined - permanent total and partial total disability require certification by physician on compensability - award reduced when. -.
287.195. Claims for hernia, proof required.
287.197. Occupational deafness - tests, claims, awards, liability of employer, effect of hearing aid. -.
287.200. Permanent total disability, amount to be paid - suspension of payments, when - toxic exposure, treatment of claims. -.
287.203. Termination of compensation by employer, employee right to hearing - assessment of costs. -.
287.210. Physical examination of employee - exchange of medical records - admissibility of physician's, coroner's records - autopsy may be ordered. -.
287.215. Injured employee to be furnished copy of his statement, otherwise inadmissible as evidence - statement, what is not to be included. -.
287.220. Compensation and payment of compensation for disability - second injury fund created, services covered, actuarial studies required - failure of employer to insure, penalty - records open to public, when - concurrent employers, effect - priority of payment of liabilities of fund. -.
287.223. Missouri mesothelioma risk management fund created - definitions - issuance of payments, when - board of trustees, appointment, meetings, duties. -.
287.230. Payment of compensation at death of employee - exceptions - abrogation of case law. -.
287.240. Death benefits and burial expenses, amount, to whom paid and when paid - dependent defined - death benefits, how distributed - record of dependents, employer to keep - dependents to report to division, procedure. -.
287.241. Death benefits, inconsistent with section 287.240, when. -.
287.243. Line of duty compensation - definitions - claim procedure - distribution - no subrogation rights for employers or insurers - grievance procedures - sunset date - fund created, use of moneys - rulemaking authority. -.
287.245. Volunteer firefighters, grants for workers' compensation insurance premiums. -.
287.250. Compensation, computation of - average weekly wage, division or commission may determine, when - additional compensation for persons under twenty-one, when - multiple employers, computation of coverage - weekly wage - compromise settlement. -.
287.252. Cafeteria plan payroll deductions, not to reduce computation of employee compensation. -.
287.253. Monetary bonus, effect on benefits. -.
287.260. Compensation to have priority - not assignable - exceptions. -.
287.266. Payments made to public assistance recipients to be a debt due state, recovery by state - attorney's fees - assignment of rights - apportionment by judge, when. -.
287.270. Benefits from other sources no bar to compensation, exception, professional athletes. -.
287.280. Employer's entire liability to be covered, self-insurer or approved carrier - exception - group of employers may qualify as self-insurers - rules - confidential records. -.
287.282. Employee leasing arrangements, coverage required. -.
287.290. Employee not to pay cost of insurance. -.
287.300. Employer's liability primary or secondary - notice and service, when sufficient. -.
287.310. Policies to be approved by department - deductible plans authorized, requirements. -.
287.335. Determinations review board, created, purpose - code classifications, classification system, review of, duties. -.
287.340. Insurance companies must keep reserve. -.
287.350. Insurance companies to make report. -.
287.360. Director may suspend or revoke permits and ask for a receiver. -.
287.370. Compensation in lieu of insurance, how provided. -.
287.380. Employer or insurer to make report to division, requirements - information not to be disclosed - failure to report, penalty. -.
287.390. Compromise settlements, how made - validity, effect, settlement with minor dependents - employee entitled to one hundred percent of offer, when - maximum medical improvement, rating from second physician, when. -.
287.400. Accident - duty of division - employer. -.
287.410. Powers and functions of the division of workers' compensation. -.
287.420. Written notice of injury to be given to employer - exceptions. -.
287.430. Limitation as to action, exception. -.
287.440. Limitation begins to run, when. -.
287.450. Failure to agree on compensation - division to hold hearings. -.
287.460. Division hearings, findings sent to parties and insurer - mediation services, division to establish procedures, requirements. -.
287.470. Commission may review and change award. -.
287.480. Application for review, time limit - when deemed filed - bond required, when. -.
287.490. Final award conclusive unless an appeal is taken - grounds for setting aside - disputes governed by this section, claims arising before August 13, 1980. -.
287.495. Final award conclusive unless an appeal is taken - grounds for setting aside - disputes governed by this section, claims arising on or after August 13, 1980. -.
287.500. Circuit court may act upon memorandum - procedure. -.
287.510. Temporary or partial awards may be made. -.
287.520. Notice - manner of serving. -.
287.530. Commission or division may commute compensation, when and how. -.
287.540. Compensation commuted - funds, how paid out. -.
287.550. Proceedings before commission to be informal and summary. -.
287.560. Division or commission may administer oaths, issue process, take depositions - depositions may be taken by electronic means - costs, how paid. -.
287.570. Contempt - penalty. -.
287.580. Death, pending proceedings - action shall not abate. -.
287.590. Division may be sued - official seal. -.
287.600. Oath of office. -.
287.610. Additional administrative law judges, appointment and qualification, limit on number - annual evaluations - review committee, retention vote - jurisdiction, powers - continuing training required - performance audits required - rules. -.
*287.615. Employees of division - compensation - selection. -.
287.620. Attorney general legal adviser. -.
287.630. Forms, other material furnished by commission and division. -.
287.640. Necessary offices to be provided, where - salaries - traveling expenses, how paid - hearings, where held. -.
287.642. Public information programs, division to establish. -.
287.650. Division to make rules and regulations - power to destroy reports, when - rules. -.
287.655. Dismissal of claims, when, how, effect. -.
287.660. Fees. -.
287.670. No fees for services of public officers. -.
287.680. Annual report to governor. -.
287.690. Premium tax on insurance carriers, purpose, rate, how determined - use of funds for employers mutual insurance company, purpose. -.
287.700. Returns delinquent - duty of director. -.
287.710. Tax returns - payments - use of proceeds - funds and interest not to lapse. -.
287.713. Director, report of expenditures. -.
287.715. Annual surcharge required for second injury fund, amount, how computed, collection - violation, penalty - supplemental surcharge, amount. -.
287.716. Surcharge on deductible plan policyholders, when, calculation of - notification of policyholders. -.
287.717. Surcharge collection, procedure - failure to pay, interest assessed, when. -.
287.720. Companies withdrawing from state liable for taxes imposed - department of revenue empowered to collect. -.
287.730. Employer carrying own risk must pay tax. -.
287.740. Compliance with provisions obligatory - penalty for violation. -.
287.745. Delinquent taxes, interest, rate - overpayment of taxes, credit. -.
287.750. Sufficiency of notice. -.
287.760. Insurance carriers exempt from other tax, when. -.
287.780. Discrimination because of exercising compensation rights prohibited - civil action for damages - motivating factor defined. -.
287.790. Penalty not specifically provided - misdemeanor. -.
287.800. Law to be strictly construed. -.
287.801. Review of claims, by whom. -.
287.804. Waiver of compensation by employee, procedure. -.
287.808. Burden of proof. -.
287.810. Change of administrative law judge, procedure, limitations. -.
287.811. Discovery in workers' compensation cases, sections not to effect. -.
287.812. Definitions. -.
287.813. Retirement, administrative law judges and legal advisors - participation in state employees' retirement system required, when. -.
287.815. Retirement, age and service qualifications. -.
287.820. Benefits, amount, how payable - exemption from execution, certain judgment claims to be unassignable, exception - contributions to health care plan - consultants appointment, compensation, annual increases, how computed. -.
287.825. Death of member before or after retirement - benefits of beneficiaries. -.
287.830. Retirement with less than twelve years service - benefits. -.
287.835. Removal from office bars benefits - intentional killing of administrative law judge or legal advisor bars survivor benefits, when. -.
287.840. Practice of law after retirement - restrictions. -.
287.845. Administration of retirement system and funds. -.
287.846. Retirement benefit plan exclusive, exception - transfer of funds from other system. -.
287.850. Life insurance benefits. -.
287.855. Disability benefits. -.
287.856. Administrative law judges and legal advisors serving in Armed Forces may elect to purchase creditable prior service - contributions, payment period - surviving spouse may receive refund. -.
287.860. Guaranty association, created, all self-insured to be members - powers - withdrawing member, duties. -.
287.862. Board of directors, members, appointment, qualifications - director to be member - terms, vacancies - expense reimbursement. -.
287.865. Moneys not deemed state moneys - use of funds - reports to director, when - additional powers of corporation - assessments, division shall levy, amount - no dividends to be paid - bankruptcy, dissolution, or insolvency of self-insured member, procedure. -.
287.867. Insolvency fund, created - purposes, audit of. -.
287.870. Plan of operation, submitted to division, when - purpose, contents - effective, when. -.
287.872. Powers and duties of division. -.
287.875. Assignment of recovery rights to corporation, when - receiver or liquidator, rights - corporation to file statements with receiver, when. -.
287.877. Insolvent member, board may determine, how - notice to division, when. -.
287.880. Liability, limitation of. -.
287.882. Automatic stay of proceedings, when, duration. -.
287.885. Limitations on actions. -.
287.886. Severability clause. -.
287.892. Workers' compensation insurers to report cost data to department. -.
287.894. Insurers to report medical claims data to division of workers' compensation, contents - consolidated health plan, duties - purpose - costs - penalty for failure to comply. -.
287.896. Residual market, department to develop plan - insurers to participate, rates, procedures - duties of director. -.
287.900. Citation of law - definitions. -.
287.902. Missouri employers mutual insurance company, created, powers, purpose. -.
287.905. Board, created - members, appointment, qualifications, terms - chairman. -.
287.907. Administrator, hiring of, qualifications, compensation - powers of board, generally. -.
287.909. Administrator, duties of, bond required - immunity from liability, board and employees. -.
287.910. Rates, board to determine, how. -.
287.912. Investment policy, board to determine - administrator to make investments, how. -.
287.915. Agents may sell policies, commissions. -.
287.917. Workplace safety program, administrator to formulate - safety plan, contents - rates may be reduced, when. -.
287.919. Company not to receive state appropriation, exception - revenue bonds, authorization, terms, execution, procedures. -.
287.920. Audit required, when, procedure - report, contents, governor and general assembly to receive - administrator to formulate budget - department, duties - subscribers to be provided policy, when. -.
287.930. Definitions. -.
287.932. Act not applicable, when - unfair trade practices, when. -.
287.935. Insurer and advisory organization not to make agreement restraining trade - insurer must use uniform experience rating plan - exceptions. -.
287.937. Director may conduct examinations - insurer and advisory organizations to maintain records, purpose - cost of examination - outstate examination may be accepted. -.
287.940. Penalties for violations, director may impose - each day a separate violation, when - license may be suspended or revoked, when. -.
287.942. Competitive market presumed to exist, when - reasonable degree of competition, factors. -.
287.945. Director to monitor degree of competition, purpose. -.
287.947. Insurers to file rate information in competitive market with the director, purpose - noncompetitive market, information filed - form of filing - public inspection. -.
287.950. Competitive market, rates not to be excessive, inadequate, unfairly discriminatory. -.
287.952. Rate standards in noncompetitive market, factors. -.
287.955. Insurers to adhere to uniform classification system, plan - director to designate advisory organization, purpose, duties - risk premium modification plan, requirements. -.
287.957. Experience rating plan, contents. -.
287.960. Disapproval of rate, when, how - procedures, director's powers - effect. -.
287.962. Hearings, when, conduct of - findings made, when - right to judicial determination. -.
287.965. Aggrieved party may file application with director, hearing held, when - findings, effect of. -.
287.967. Advisory organization must obtain license, restrictions - license, application - designation of by director, duration. -.
287.970. Advisory organization not to file rates on behalf of insurer, exception. -.
287.972. Advisory organization's permitted activities - director may allow pure premium rate data to be distributed. -.
287.975. Pure premium rate, schedule of rates, filed with director, when - payroll differential, advisory organization to collect data, when, purpose - construction group, submission to advisory organization. -.
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