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Division Director

Tanner Holloman

Assistant Director

Andrew Sabolic


Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Workers' Compensation Claims
(800) 342-1741
Workers' Compensation Exemption/ Compliance
(850) 413-1609

Rule Changes & Notices

Draft Rules

Note: The Division has scheduled (0) Rule Workshops or Rule Hearings.

 

 

Past Workshops and Hearings

Type Rules Date Location
Workshop 69L-3.003, F.A.C. Procedures for Filing Documents.
69L-3.0035, F.A.C. Injured Worker Informational Brochure.
69L-3.0036, F.A.C. Employer Informational Brochure.
69L-3.01915, F.A.C. Temporary Partial Disability Benefits (Dates of Accident on or After October 1, 2003).
69L-3.025, F.A.C. Forms.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time 1579 Summit Lake Drive, Room 155, Tallahassee, FL 32317
Summary: The proposed rulemaking clarifies procedures regarding assigning and updating employee numerical identifiers used to track injured employee’s claims filed under the Florida’s workers’ compensation system. The proposed rulemaking also clarifies the process by which an employer and an injured employee are notified of changes to the injured employee’s numerical identifier, updates the forms, and deletes a form.
 
Type Rules Date Location
Rule Hearing 69L-31, F.A.C. - Utilization and Reimbursement Dispute Rules Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time 1579 Summit Lake Drive, Room 155, Tallahassee, FL 32317
Summary: Modification of the processes related to resolution of reimbursement disputes by the Florida Department of Financial Services pursuant to section 440.13(7)(e), F.S.

A copy of the notice with full text of the proposed Rule may be found here.

A copy of the Petition Form and Carrier Response Form may be found here.

69L-31 Hearing Agenda

 

New Rules

Note: This tab reflects Rules adopted within the past 6 months.

Effective Date Rules
   

 

Notices

Date Subject
November 27, 2019 Maximum Workers' Compensation Rate, Effective Jan. 1, 2020
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has determined the statewide average weekly wage paid by employers subject to the Florida Reemployment Assistance Program Law to be $970.58 for the four calendar quarters ending June 30, 2019.

Section 440.12(2), Florida Statutes (2019), expressly provides that, for injuries occurring on or after August 1, 1979, the weekly compensation rate shall be equal to 100 percent of the statewide average weekly wage, adjusted to the nearest dollar, and that the average weekly wage determined by the Department of Economic Opportunity for the four calendar quarters ending each June 30 shall be used in determining the maximum weekly compensation rate with respect to injuries occurring in the calendar year immediately following.

Accordingly, the maximum weekly compensation rate for work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2020, shall be $971.00.

2020 Max Comp Rate Bulletin