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296-15-340 Payment of compensation.

What are the requirements for payment of compensation? Every self-insurer must:

(1) Pay time loss compensation in accordance with Title 51 RCW and the rules and regulations of the department.

(2) Select one method for payment of ongoing time loss compensation, either semimonthly or biweekly, and report the selected method to the department.

(3) Provide the department with a detailed written description of any practice of paying workers' regular wages in lieu of time loss compensation, or of paying workers any benefits including sick leave, health and welfare insurance benefits, or any other compensation in conjunction with time loss compensation.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020, 51.14.020, 51.32.190, 51.14.090, and 51.14.095. 06-06-066, § 296-15-340, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06.]

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