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14.09.01.00.htm 14.09.01.00. Title 14 INDEPENDENT AGENCIES Subtitle 09 WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION Chapter 01 General Administrative Authority: Health-General Article, §4-303; Labor and Employment Article, §9-307, 9-309, 9-310.2, 9-314, 9-404, 9-405, 9-410, 9-602, 9-603, 9-610.1, 9-625, 9-635, 9-689, 9-701, 9-709, 9-710, 9-711, 9-721, 9-731, 9-736, 9-739, and 9-6A-07; Insurance Article, §19-405 and 19-406; State Government Article, §10-1103; Annotated Code of Maryland
14.09.01.01.htm 14.09.01.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Affidavit" means a written statement the contents of which are affirmed under the penalties of perjury to be true.2) "Certified mail" means mail deposited with the United States Postal Service, postage prepaid and return receipt requested.3) "Claimant" means a person filing a workers' compensation claim and includes:. a) A covered employee;.
14.09.01.02.htm 14.09.01.02. 02 Commission Forms.. A. Forms prepared by the Commission, and made available on the Commission's website or through WFMS, are mandatory and shall be used for filing claims, notices, requests, motions, and other papers as required by law, or by these regulations.B. Where the Commission has not created a form but has directed that the party or attorney prepare its own petition or motion, the party or attorney shall draft and file the required papers.
14.09.01.03.htm 14.09.01.03. 03 Service of Papers.. A. Service by Commission.. 1) The Commission shall serve notice of its orders and decisions, by:. a) Electronic means, if the party's attorney of record consents or, if the party is unrepresented, the party consents; orb) First class mail to the last known address of each party's attorney of record or, if the party is unrepresented, to the unrepresented party.2) Parties and attorneys of record shall notify the Commission promptly of a change of address..
14.09.01.04.htm 14.09.01.04. 04 Filing Forms and Documents with the Commission.. A. With the exception of filing and amending claims in accordance with Regulation 14.09.02.02, forms and documents may be filed with the Commission by one of the following methods:1) Electronically through the WFMS;. 2) In person; or. 3) By mail addressed to the Commission's principal office in Baltimore City.. B. All documents filed with the Commission after 4:30 p.m. electronically or otherwise, are consider
14.09.01.05.htm 14.09.01.05. 05 Hours of Business.. Except for legal holidays, the hours of business of the Commission are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
14.09.01.06.htm 14.09.01.06. 06 Waiver of Strict Compliance.. When justice so requires, the Commission may waive strict compliance with these regulations..
14.09.01.07.htm 14.09.01.07. 07 Powers and Duties of Commissioners.. A. A Commissioner shall:. 1) Conduct a full, fair, and impartial hearing;. 2) Take action to avoid unnecessary delay in the disposition of the proceedings; and. 3) Maintain order.. B. A Commissioner has the power to regulate the course of the hearing and the conduct of the parties and authorized representatives, including but not limited to, the power to:1) Administer oaths and affirmations;.
14.09.01.08.htm 14.09.01.08. 08 Referral for Fraud.. A. Pursuant to Labor and Employment Article, §9-310.2(a) Annotated Code of Maryland, any party may request that the Commission refer the case to the Insurance Fraud Division of the Maryland Insurance Administration for investigation.B. A party requesting a referral to the Insurance Fraud Division shall complete the Fraud Referral form provided by the Commission.
14.09.01.09.htm 14.09.01.09. 09 Web-Enabled File Management System.. A. The WFMS is a subscriber-based web-enabled electronic file management system designed to facilitate the filing and adjudication of workers' compensation claims.B. An attorney, employer, insurer, or healthcare provider may register for a no-cost subscription to the WFMS by:1) Completing an online application available at the Commission's website; and. 2) Satisfying the requirements applicable to the type of account (role).
14.09.01.10.htm 14.09.01.10. 10 Notices Concerning Claims ― Posting by Employer.. The employer shall keep conspicuously posted at places of employment controlled or operated by the employer all written notices provided to the employer by the Commission or the employer's insurance carrier (or prepared by the employer, if self-insured) that give instructions or convey information to persons interested in or entitled to benefits under Labor and Employment Article, Title 9, Annotated Code of Maryland.
14.09.01.9999.htm 14.09.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 1, 1958. Chapter revised effective July 1, 1983 (10:12 Md. R. 1073). Regulation .11 repealed and new Regulation .11 adopted as an emergency provision effective March 26, 1990 (17:10 Md. R. 1217) emergency status extended at 18:4 Md. R. 445 (February 22, 1991) and 18:10 Md. R. 1114 (May 17, 1991)Regulations .01―25 repealed effective October 1, 1991 (18:11 Md. R. 1187) ―.
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