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2021 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

See also WORKERS COMPENSATION

Actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.095

Assessments

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Workers' compensation insurance companies, special compensation fund, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Assets, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Assigned risk plan

Deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.081

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251, 2021 79.252, 2021 79.253

Rejected risks, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.252, 2021 176.185

Authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.06

Benefits, injuries, motor vehicle maintenance or use, rebates or reductions, Minn. Statutes 2021 65B.61

Burden of proof

Rates, reasonable profit, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.55

Rates and rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.561

Business associations, failure to provide, fines, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.182

Cable communication systems, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2021 238.41

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Certificates of insurance, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.130

Claims

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Fraudulent claims, disclosure of information, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.861

Negligently paid claims, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.531

Unfair settlement practices, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2021 72A.201

Unique patient identification numbers, use, Minn. Statutes 2021 62J.54

Commerce Department, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.51

Compulsory insurance, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.181

Contested cases

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.10

Rates and rating plans, approval, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.561

Coverage

All states coverage, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.252

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.252

Cosmetologists, Minn. Statutes 2021 155A.29

Cosmetology schools, Minn. Statutes 2021 155A.30

Employers' refusal to offer continued employment, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.82

Estheticians, Minn. Statutes 2021 155A.29

Eyelash technicians, Minn. Statutes 2021 155A.29

Health and accident insurance recipients, refusal to cover, Minn. Statutes 2021 62A.22

Nail technicians, Minn. Statutes 2021 155A.29

State, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.541

Cybersecurity events, information security program, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.985 to 2021 60A.9858

Data service organizations, see DATA SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.081

Definitions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.01, 2021 79.52

Discrimination

Premiums, unfair discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.55

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.074, 2021 176.201

Dividend rates, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.074

Eligibility, foster grandparents program, employees, Minn. Statutes 2021 256.976

Employees

Costs, agreements, void, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Investigations, identity of person requesting, access restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2021 13.791, 2021 176.184

Notice received, insurance, provision, effect, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Employers

Assigned risk plan, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Authority to insure, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.181

Charges or deductions, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Consulting, safety, assigned risk plan, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Defined as payers, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.135

Improper withholding, fines, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Lessors of employees, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.255

Lists or names, state agencies, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.186

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184, 2021 176.185

Refusal to offer continued employment, payments not covered, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.82

Risk classification groups, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Employment status, individuals, tax return data, information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.181, 2021 270B.14

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.9852, 2021 176.194

Fines

Business associations, failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.182

Businesses, failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.182

Costs, improper withholding, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Rates and rating plans, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.56

Workers' compensation insurance companies, payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.194, 2021 176.231

Fraud, see Insurance fraud under FRAUD

Health and accident insurance, refusal prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2021 62A.22

Health plans, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2021 62A.011

Information security program, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.985 to 2021 60A.9858

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Insurers, see Workers' compensation insurance companies under this topic

Investigations

Cybersecurity events, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.9852

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.10

Identity of person requesting investigation, access restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2021 13.791, 2021 176.184

Uninsured employers, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Lessors of employees, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.255

Local governments, emergency management, Minn. Statutes 2021 12.331

Medical assistance, employee benefits, allowed costs, Minn. Statutes 2021 256R.10

Merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Mutual insurance companies, limitation of risk, Minn. Statutes 2021 66A.08

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2021 65B.61

Nursing homes, medical assistance reimbursements, plans, Minn. Statutes 2021 256B.501

Orders

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.10

Exemption, compulsory insurance, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.181

Policies

Approval, private self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2021 79A.06, 2021 79A.11

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292, 2021 176.185

Commercial self-insurance groups, applications, Minn. Statutes 2021 79A.21

Endorsement, persons covered, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.352, 2021 176.185

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2021 79A.06, 2021 79A.11, 2021 176.185

Liability, assumption, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.051

Private employers who are self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2021 79A.06

Transportation Department employees, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 161.11

Policyholders

Distributions to, see Excess surplus distributions under WORKERS COMPENSATION REINSURANCE ASSOCIATION

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.085

Private self-insurers, cessation of self-insurance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2021 79A.06

Refunds, distributions, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.361

Preinjury wages, employers' refusal to offer continued employment, not covered, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.82

Premiums

Adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Assessments, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Assigned risk premiums, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251, 2021 79.253

Calculation, method, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.53

Credits, merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Debits, merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Experience modification factor revisions, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.211

Gross premiums, Minn. Statutes 2021 297I.01

Included wages, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.211

Insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.252

Payment, Transportation Department employees, from trunk highway fund, Minn. Statutes 2021 161.11

Payroll, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.211

Premiums determined by audit, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.08

Rates, see same under this topic

Rebates or reductions, Minn. Statutes 2021 65B.61

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.55

Risk premiums, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.55

Special compensation fund, surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292, 2021 297I.01

Standard workers' compensation premium, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Threshold, rates and rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.56

Purchase, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2021 282.04

Purposes of law, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.50

Ramsey County, sheriff's personnel, benefits for, Minn. Statutes 2021 383A.20

Rates

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.561

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.561

Data service organizations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.211

Deductible policies, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.081

Dividends, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.074

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.56

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.55

Implementation, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.56, 2021 79.561

Insurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.211

Investigations, casualty actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.095

Regulation, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2021 70A.02

Rating plans

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.14

Fines, filing violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.56

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.561

Merit rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Reports about, prompt action on claims, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.223

Request for rehabilitation, notice, failure to give, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.102

Requirements

Businesses, licensing, failure to provide coverage, fine, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.182

Proof of insurance, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Public work contracts, evidence of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.182

Reserves, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Residential building contractors, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2021 326B.83

State agencies, employer records, providing, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.186

State fund mutual insurance company, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.36, 2021 290.05, 2021 297I.05

Subpoenas, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Supplemental nursing services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2021 144A.72

Violations and penalties

Employers, costs, charges, or deductions, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Information security program, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.9857

Lessors of employees, registration violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.255

Rates, disabled persons, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.201

Workers' compensation insurance companies

Assessments, special compensation fund, liabilities, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.55, 2021 79.561

Compensation payments, employees' full wages, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.221

Consulting, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.085

Cybersecurity events, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.9853

Data collection, see under HEALTH CARE

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.138, 2021 176.861

Discrimination, rates, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.201

Employer, insurance company acting for, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.253

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292, 2021 176.194, 2021 176.231

Government controlled or owned companies, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.035

Group purchasers

Generally, see Group purchasers under HEALTH CARE

Health care cost containment data, reporting, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2021 62J.38

Health care clearinghouse, notice to health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.135

Health care providers, managed care plans, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.1351

Immunity, workers' compensation claims, disclosure of information, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.861

Income and franchise taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2021 290.05, 2021 290.0922

Information given, Workers' Compensation Insurance Association, filings, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Information security program, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.985 to 2021 60A.9858

Insolvency, effect on employer, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Insurers association, see WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURERS ASSOCIATION

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.135, 2021 176.191, 2021 176.295, 2021 176.66

Licenses, suspension, revocation, or cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.194, 2021 176.195, 2021 176.201, 2021 609B.135

Losses, penalties attributable to employers, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.221

Medical health care review, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.103

Memberships, data service organizations, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Merit rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Notice given

Attorney fees, release to employees, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.081

Claims, settlement, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.522

Compensation, duration, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.101

Cybersecurity events, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.9853

Deductibles, information about, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.081

Dependents' allowance, payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.111

Disputed liability, public assistance recipients, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.191

Issuance of policies, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Midterm cancellation, trucker employers, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.092

Occupational health loss control, consulting services, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.085

Policies, cancellation or termination by insured, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Safety consultation services, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.085

Notice received

Election of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.041

Employee deaths, appointment of personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.111

Insured, cancellation or termination of policy, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.185

Rates and rating plan filing, insufficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.56

Special compensation fund, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Termination of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.041

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2021 72A.20, 2021 79.251, 2021 79.60

Payments to, deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.081

Permitted activities, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Premium rate schedules, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.211

Rates, see same under this topic

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Reports about, compliance with law, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.195

Reports given

Annual report, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.60

Excessive, inappropriate, or unnecessary treatment, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.103

Injury or death, substitute reports, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.231

Medical data, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.83

Paid indemnity losses, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Special compensation fund, required reports, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Standard workers' compensation premiums, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.081, 2021 176.231

Reserves, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.251

Rulemaking, medical data, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.83

Violations and penalties

Additional awards, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.225, 2021 176.231

Agreements with data service organizations, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.59

Benefits, failure to pay, fines, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.231

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.195

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.195

Disputed items, nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.106

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.59

Licenses, suspension, revocation, or cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.194, 2021 176.195, 2021 176.201, 2021 609B.135

Monopolization, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.59

Nonpayment, fines, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.194

Rate discrimination, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.201

Reporting violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.129, 2021 176.1292

Restraint of trade, Minn. Statutes 2021 79.59

Workers' Compensation Insurers Association, see WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURERS ASSOCIATION

Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association, see WORKERS COMPENSATION REINSURANCE ASSOCIATION

Workers' compensation self-insurance, see WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF-INSURANCE