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WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

See also WORKERS COMPENSATION

Actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.095

Assessments

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Workers' compensation insurance companies, special compensation fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Assets, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Assigned risk plan

Deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.081

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251, 2015 79.252, 2015 79.253

Rejected risks, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.252, 2015 176.185

Authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 60A.06

Benefits, injuries, motor vehicle maintenance or use, rebates or reductions, Minn. Statutes 2015 65B.61

Burden of proof

Rates, reasonable profit, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.55

Rates and rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.561

Business associations, failure to provide, fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.182

Cable communication systems, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 238.41

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Certificates of insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.130

Claims

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Fraudulent claims, disclosure of information, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.861

Negligently paid claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.531

Unfair settlement practices, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 72A.201

Unique patient identification numbers, use, Minn. Statutes 2015 62J.54

Commerce Department, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.51

Compulsory insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.181

Contested cases

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.10

Rates and rating plans, approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.561

Coverage

All states coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.252

Assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.252

Cosmetologists, Minn. Statutes 2015 155A.29

Cosmetology schools, Minn. Statutes 2015 155A.30

Employers' refusal to offer continued employment, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.82

Estheticians, Minn. Statutes 2015 155A.29

Health and accident insurance recipients, refusal to cover, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.22

Nail technicians, Minn. Statutes 2015 155A.29

State, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.541

Data service organizations, see DATA SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.081

Definitions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.01, 2015 79.52

Discrimination

Premiums, unfair discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.55

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.074, 2015 176.201

Dividend rates, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.074

Eligibility, foster grandparents program, employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.976

Employees

Costs, agreements, void, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184

Investigations, identity of person requesting, access restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.791, 2015 176.184

Notice received, insurance, provision, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Employers

Assigned risk plan, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Authority to insure, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.181

Charges or deductions, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Consulting, safety, assigned risk plan, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Defined as payers, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.135

Improper withholding, fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184

Lessors of employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.255

Lists or names, state agencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.186

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184, 2015 176.185

Refusal to offer continued employment, payments not covered, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.82

Risk classification groups, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Employment status, individuals, tax return data, information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.181, 2015 270B.14

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.194

Fines

Business associations, failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.182

Businesses, failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.182

Costs, improper withholding, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Rates and rating plans, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.56

Workers' compensation insurance companies, payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.194, 2015 176.231

Fraud, see Insurance fraud under FRAUD

Health and accident insurance, refusal prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.22

Health plans, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.011

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184

Insurers, see Workers' compensation insurance companies under this topic

Investigations

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.10

Identity of person requesting investigation, access restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.791, 2015 176.184

Uninsured employers, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184

Lessors of employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.255

Local governments, emergency management, Minn. Statutes 2015 12.331

Merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Mutual insurance companies, limitation of risk, Minn. Statutes 2015 66A.08

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 65B.61

Nursing homes, medical assistance reimbursements, plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.431, 2015 256B.501

Orders

Compliance, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.10

Exemption, compulsory insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.181

Policies

Approval, private self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2015 79A.06, 2015 79A.11

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129, 2015 176.185

Commercial self-insurance groups, applications, Minn. Statutes 2015 79A.21

Endorsement, persons covered, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 60A.352, 2015 176.185

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2015 79A.06, 2015 79A.11, 2015 176.185

Liability, assumption, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.051

Private employers who are self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2015 79A.06

Transportation Department employees, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.11

Policyholders

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

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.085

Private self-insurers, cessation of self-insurance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 79A.06

Refunds, distributions, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.361

Preinjury wages, employers' refusal to offer continued employment, not covered, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.82

Premiums

Adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Assessments, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Assigned risk premiums, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251, 2015 79.253

Calculation, method, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.53

Credits, merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Debits, merit rating plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Experience modification factor revisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.211

Gross premiums, Minn. Statutes 2015 297I.01

Included wages, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.211

Insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.252

Payment, Transportation Department employees, from trunk highway fund, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.11

Payroll, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.211

Premiums determined by audit, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 60A.08

Rates, see same under this topic

Rebates or reductions, Minn. Statutes 2015 65B.61

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.55

Risk premiums, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.55

Special compensation fund, surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129, 2015 297I.01

Standard workers' compensation premium, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Threshold, rates and rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.56

Purchase, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2015 282.04

Purposes of law, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.50

Ramsey County, sheriff's personnel, benefits for, Minn. Statutes 2015 383A.20

Rates

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.561

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.561

Data service organizations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.211

Deductible policies, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.081

Dividends, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.074

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.56

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.55

Implementation, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.56, 2015 79.561

Insurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.211

Investigations, casualty actuaries, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.095

Regulation, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2015 70A.02

Rating plans

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 60A.14

Fines, filing violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.56

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.561

Merit rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Reports about, prompt payment of claims, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.223

Request for rehabilitation, notice, failure to give, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.102

Requirements

Businesses, licensing, failure to provide coverage, fine, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.182

Proof of insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184

Public work contracts, evidence of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.182

Reserves, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Residential building contractors, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2015 326B.83

State agencies, employer records, providing, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.186

State fund mutual insurance company, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.36, 2015 290.05, 2015 297I.05

Subpoenas, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.184

Supplemental nursing services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 144A.72

Violations and penalties

Employers, costs, charges, or deductions, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Lessors of employees, registration violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.255

Rates, disabled persons, discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.201

Workers' compensation insurance companies

Assessments, special compensation fund, liabilities, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.55, 2015 79.561

Compensation payments, employees' full wages, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.221

Consulting, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.085

Data collection, see under HEALTH CARE

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.138, 2015 176.861

Discrimination, rates, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.201

Employer, insurance company acting for, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.253

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129, 2015 176.194, 2015 176.231

Government controlled or owned companies, Minn. Statutes 2015 60A.035

Group purchasers

Generally, see Group purchasers under HEALTH CARE

Health care cost containment data, reporting, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 62J.38

Health care clearinghouse, notice to health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.135

Health care providers, managed care plans, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.1351

Immunity, workers' compensation claims, disclosure of information, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.861

Income and franchise taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 290.05, 2015 290.0922

Information given, Workers' Compensation Insurance Association, filings, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Insolvency, effect on employer, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Insurers association, see WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURERS ASSOCIATION

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.135, 2015 176.191, 2015 176.295, 2015 176.66

Licenses, suspension, revocation, or cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.194, 2015 176.195, 2015 176.201, 2015 609B.135

Losses, penalties attributable to employers, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.221

Medical health care review, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.103

Memberships, data service organizations, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Merit rating plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Notice given

Attorney fees, release to employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.081

Claims, settlement, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.522

Compensation, duration, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.101

Deductibles, information about, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.081

Dependents' allowance, payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.111

Disputed liability, public assistance recipients, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.191

Issuance of policies, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Midterm cancellation, trucker employers, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.092

Occupational health loss control, consulting services, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.085

Policies, cancellation or termination by insured, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Safety consultation services, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.085

Notice received

Election of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.041

Employee deaths, appointment of personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.111

Insured, cancellation or termination of policy, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.185

Rates and rating plan filing, insufficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.56

Special compensation fund, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Termination of coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.041

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2015 72A.20, 2015 79.251, 2015 79.60

Payments to, deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.081

Permitted activities, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Premium rate schedules, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.211

Rates, see same under this topic

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Reports about, compliance with law, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.195

Reports given

Annual report, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.60

Excessive, inappropriate, or unnecessary treatment, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.103

Injury or death, substitute reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.231

Medical data, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.83

Paid indemnity losses, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Special compensation fund, required reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Standard workers' compensation premiums, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.081, 2015 176.231

Reserves, assigned risk plan, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.251

Rulemaking, medical data, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.83

Violations and penalties

Additional awards, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.225, 2015 176.231

Agreements with data service organizations, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.59

Benefits, failure to pay, fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.231

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.195

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.195

Disputed items, nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.106

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.59

Licenses, suspension, revocation, or cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.194, 2015 176.195, 2015 176.201, 2015 609B.135

Monopolization, Minn. Statutes 2015 79.59

Nonpayment, fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.194

Rate discrimination, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.201

Reporting violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.129

Restraint of trade, Minn. Statutes 2015 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