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WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

See also WORKERS COMPENSATION

Actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.095

Application of law

Lessors of employees, registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.255

Assessments

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Workers' compensation insurance companies, special compensation fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Assets, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Assigned risk plan

Contracts, on-site employer surveys, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.253

Coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.081

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Insurers, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.130

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Rejected risks, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252, 2004 176.185

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Safety assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.253

Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association, membership, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.06

Benefits, injuries, motor vehicle maintenance or use

Rebates or reductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.61

Burden of proof

Rates and rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Rates, reasonable profit, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Business associations, failure to provide, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.182

Cable communication systems, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.41

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Certificates and certification, residential building contractors

License applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 326.89

Certificates of insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.130

Claims

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Fraudulent claims, disclosure of information, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.861

Negligently paid claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.531

Unfair settlement practices, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 72A.201

Unique patient identification numbers, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 62J.54

Compulsory insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.181

Contested cases

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.10

Rates and rating plans, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Coverage

All states coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Cosmetologists, Minn. Statutes 2004 155A.08

Cosmetology schools, Minn. Statutes 2004 155A.09

Employers' refusal to offer continued employment, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.82

Estheticians, Minn. Statutes 2004 155A.08

Health and accident insurance recipients, refusal to cover, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.22

Manicurists, Minn. Statutes 2004 155A.08

Small employer health benefit plans, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 62L.02

State, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.541

Data service organizations, see DATA SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.081

Definitions

Insurance company, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.861

Medical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.421

Standard workers' compensation premium, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.130

Workers' compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.01, 2004 79.52

Discrimination

Premiums, unfair discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.074, 2004 176.201

Dividend rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.074

Eligibility, foster grandparents program, employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.976

Employees

Costs, agreements, void, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Investigations, identity of person requesting, access restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.791, 2004 176.184

Notice given, investigation request, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Notice received, insurance, provision, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Employers

Assigned risk plan, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Authority to insure, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.181

Charges or deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Consulting, safety, assigned risk plan, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Improper withholding, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Lessors of employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.255

Lists or names, state agencies, supplying for insurance verification, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.186

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184, 2004 176.185

Refusal to offer continued employment, payments not covered, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.82

Risk classification groups, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Truckers, indemnity, notice of cancellation not received, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Employment status, individuals, tax return data

Information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.181, 2004 270B.14

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.194

Fines

Business associations, failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.182

Businesses, failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.182

Costs, improper withholding, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Rates and rating plans, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Workers' compensation insurance companies, payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.194, 2004 176.231

Fraud, see Insurance fraud under FRAUD

Fringe benefit, workers' compensation insurance defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.421

Health and accident insurance, refusal prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.22

Health plans, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.011

Hearings, rates and rating plans, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Insurers, see Workers' compensation insurance companies under this topic

Investigations

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.10

Identity of person requesting investigation, access restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.791, 2004 176.184

Uninsured employers, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Lessors of employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.255

Local governments, emergency management, Minn. Statutes 2004 12.331

Merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Metropolitan Radio Board, Minn. Statutes 2004 403.23

Mutual insurance companies, limitation of risk, Minn. Statutes 2004 66A.08

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.61

Nursing homes, medical assistance reimbursements, plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.431, 2004 256B.501

Orders

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.10

Exemption, compulsory insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.181

Policies

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Approval, private self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.06, 2004 79A.11

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129, 2004 176.185

Commercial self-insurance groups, applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.21

Conditions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Data collection, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Endorsement, persons covered, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.352

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.06, 2004 79A.11, 2004 176.185

Joining risks with other risks, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Liability, assumption, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.051

Private employers who are self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.06

Provisions, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Transportation Department employees, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.11

Policyholders

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.361

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

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.085

Private self-insurers, cessation of self-insurance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.06

Refunds, distributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.361

Preinjury wages, employers' refusal to offer continued employment, not covered, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.82

Premiums

Adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Assessments, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Assigned risk premiums, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251, 2004 79.253

Base premiums, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.52

Calculation, method, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.53

Credits, merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Debits, merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Gross premiums, Minn. Statutes 2004 297I.01

Included wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.211

Insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Payment, Transportation Department employees, from trunk highway fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.11

Payroll, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.211

Premiums determined by audit, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.08

Rates, see same under this topic

Rebates or reductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.61

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Risk premiums, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Special compensation fund, surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129, 2004 297I.01

Standard workers' compensation premium, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Threshold, rates and rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Purchase, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 282.04

Purposes of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.50

Ramsey County, sheriff's personnel, benefits for, Minn. Statutes 2004 383A.20

Rates

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Comparison, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Data service organizations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.211

Deductible policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.081

Discounts permitted, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Dividends, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.074

Excessive rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Fines, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Implementation, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56, 2004 79.561

Insurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.211

Investigations, casualty actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.095

Rating factors, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Regulation, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2004 70A.02

Schedule of rates, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.01

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55

Rating plans

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.561

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.14

Fines, filing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Implementation, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56, 2004 79.561

Merit rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Reports about, prompt payment of claims, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.223

Requirements

Businesses, licensing, failure to provide coverage, fine, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.182

Proof of insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Public work contracts, evidence of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.182

Reserves, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Rulemaking about

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.252

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.51

Subject matter, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.51

Workers' compensation insurance companies, medical data, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.83

Schedule of rates, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.01

State agencies, employer records, providing, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.186

State fund mutual insurance company, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.36, 2004 290.05, 2004 297I.05

Subpoenas, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.184

Supplemental nursing services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 144A.72

Violations and penalties

Businesses, failure to provide, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.182

Employers, costs, charges, or deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Fines, filing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Lessors of employees, registration violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.255

Rates, disabled persons, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.201

Request for rehabilitation, notice, failure to give, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.102

Workers' Compensation Insurance Association

Logging industry data, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.130

Workers' compensation insurance companies

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.194

Assessments, special compensation fund, liabilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.55, 2004 79.561

Compensation payments, employees' full wages, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.221

Consulting, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.085

Data collection, see under HEALTH CARE

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.138, 2004 176.861

Discrimination, rates, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.201

Employer, insurance company acting for, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.253

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129, 2004 176.194, 2004 176.231

Government controlled or owned companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.035

Group purchasers

Generally, see Group purchasers under HEALTH CARE

Health care cost containment data, reporting, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 62J.38

Workers' compensation insurance companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 62J.03

Health care providers, managed care plans, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.1351

Immunity, workers' compensation claims, disclosure of information, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.861

Income and franchise taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.05, 2004 290.0922

Information given, Workers' Compensation Insurance Association, filings, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Insolvency, effect on employer, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Insurer, workers' compensation insurance companies defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.130

Insurers association, see WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURERS ASSOCIATION

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.135, 2004 176.191, 2004 176.295, 2004 176.66

Licenses, suspension, revocation, or cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.194, 2004 176.195, 2004 176.201

Losses, penalties attributable to employers, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.221

Medical health care review, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.103

Memberships, data service organizations, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Merit rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Notice given

Attorney fees, release to employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.081

Claims, settlement, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.522

Compensation, duration, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.101

Deductibles, information about, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.081

Dependents' allowance, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.111

Disputed liability, public assistance recipients, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.191

Issuance of policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Midterm cancellation, trucker employers, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.092

Occupational health loss control, consulting services, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.085

Policies, cancellation or termination by insured, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Safety consultation services, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.085

Notice received

Election of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.041

Employee deaths, appointment of personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.111

Insured, cancellation or termination of policy, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.185

Rates and rating plan filing, insufficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.56

Special compensation fund, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Termination of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.041

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251, 2004 79.60

Payments to, deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.081

Permitted activities, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Premium rate schedules, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.211

Rates, see same under this topic

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Reports about, compliance with law, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.195

Reports given

Annual report, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.60

Excessive, inappropriate, or unnecessary treatment, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.103

Injury or death, substitute reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.231

Medical data, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.83

Paid indemnity losses, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Special compensation fund, required reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Standard workers' compensation premiums, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.081, 2004 176.231

Representation, Minn. Statutes 2004 175.007, 2004 176.103

Reserves, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.251

Rulemaking, medical data, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.83

Violations and penalties

Additional awards, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.225, 2004 176.231

Agreements with data service organizations, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.59

Benefits, failure to pay, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.231

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.195

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.195

Disputed items, nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.106

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.59

Licenses, suspension, revocation, or cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.194, 2004 176.195, 2004 176.201

Monopolization, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.59

Nonpayment, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.194

Rate discrimination, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.201

Reporting violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.129

Restraint of trade, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.59

Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association, see WORKERS COMPENSATION REINSURANCE ASSOCIATION

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