In order to avoid a penalty, the denial must state a legal, factual or medical basis recognized by applicable law and documented by information in the claim file.
An employee's purported waiver of benefits in a compensable case is not a ground to deny liability.
Penalties will not be assessed for violations occurring during the period January 1, 1994 through March 31, 1994 for acts or omissions for which there previously existed no audit penalties.
(a) The following Group A violations carry penalties of up to 0: (2) The penalty for each failure to make the first payment of permanent disability indemnity within 14 days after the last payment of temporary disability indemnity, or within 14 days of knowledge of the existence of permanent disability when there is no temporary disability, is:(3) The penalty for each failure to object or pay to the injured worker, within 60 days of receiving a request, reimbursement for the reasonable expense incurred for self-procured medical treatment in accordance with Labor Code section 4600, is:(4) The penalty for each failure to pay mileage fees and bridge tolls when notifying the employee of a medical evaluation scheduled by the claims administrator, in accordance with Labor Code sections 4600 through 4621; or to pay mileage fees and bridge tolls within 14 days of receiving notice of a medical evaluation scheduled by the administrative director or the appeals board; or to object or pay the injured worker for any other transportation, temporary disability, meal or lodging expense incurred to obtain medical treatment or evaluation, within 60 days of receiving a request, is:(6) The penalty for each failure to make temporary disability, permanent disability, death benefits or VRMA payments according to the payment schedule defined by California Code of Regulations, title 8, section 10100.1(x) of these regulations is:[i] For each failure to include in a claim file a copy of the Employee's Claim for Worker's Compensation Benefits, DWC Form 1, showing the date the form was provided to and received from the employee, or documentation of the date the claim form was provided to the employee if the employee did not return the form, the penalty is:0 if there was any late indemnity payments, or if notice of acceptance of the claim was not issued within 90 days after the employer's date of knowledge of injury and disability, or if the claim was denied.[ii] For each failure to issue a notice of benefits as required by California Code of Regulations, title 8, beginning with section 9810, or by California Code of Regulations, title 8, beginning with section 10122, unless penalties apply and are assessed under section 10111.1 subdivisions (b)(2), (b)(3), (b)(4), (b)(5), (b)(6), (b)(7) or (b)(8), the penalty is 0.[iii] For each Notice of Benefits which was not issued timely as provided in California Code of Regulations, title 8, beginning with section 9810, or as provided in California Code of Regulations, title 8, beginning with section 10122, unless penalties apply and are assessed under section 10111.1 subdivisions (b)(2), (b)(3), (b)(4), (b)(5), (b)(6), (b)(7) or (b)(8), the penalty is: for each notice of first, resumed, changed or final payment of temporary disability indemnity, wage continuation, death benefits, permanent disability indemnity, or VRMA which was issued from 1 to 7 days late; for each notice of first, resumed, changed or final payment of temporary disability indemnity, wage continuation, death benefits, permanent disability indemnity, or VRMA which was issued more than 7 days late, and for each delay in decision notice which was issued from 1 to 7 days late;[iv] For each notice of benefits required by California Code of Regulations, title 8, beginning with section 9810, (except a materially misleading denial notice assessed under section 10111.1(b)(9)), or by California Code of Regulations, title 8, beginning with section 10122, which is materially inaccurate or incomplete, the penalty is .[v] For each failure to include in a claim file, or document attempts to obtain, any of the required contents specified in section 10101.1 subdivisions (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i), (j), the penalty is 0.(8) The penalty for each failure to pay or object to a billing for a medical-legal expense, in the manner required by section 9794, within 60 days of receiving the bill and all reports and documents required by the Administrative Director incident to the services, is:(9) The penalty for each failure to pay or object to, in the manner required by Labor Code section 4603.2, a bill for medical treatment provided or authorized by the treating physician, is as follows when the bill remains unpaid at the time the audit subject is notified that the claim was selected for audit.
However, in the context of health & welfare benefit plans, it is not uncommon for the SPD to be a combination of a complete description of the plan's terms and conditions, such as a Certificate of Coverage, and the required ERISA disclosure language, such as the ERISA "wrap document." Note: An insurance company's Master Contract, Certificate of Coverage, or Summary of Benefits is not a plan document or SPD.
An SPD must contain all of the following information: Wrap SPD Document Requirements: Group insurance Certificates of Insurance are typically not SPDs because they do not contain all of the language required by ERISA.
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are available to print and return to [email protected] This information is also available as a PDF document The Council Tax Support Scheme provides financial assistance to Council Tax payers on a low income whether they rent or own their own home, or live rent-free, by reducing the amount of Council Tax they have to pay.
Council Tax, Housing Benefit and Business Rates Customers, can now take advantage of our new and improved, secure self-service system: You can view information for Council Tax, Benefits and Business Rates online.
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