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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 (2) Rule Workshops or Rule Hearings.

Type Rules Date Location
Hearing 69L-31, F.A.C. - Utilization and Reimbursement Dispute Rules Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time Via Phone and Internet
Subject Area to be Addressed: The hearing is being conducted to receive public input and consider proposed changes to the above-referenced rule chapter.

The link to the GoToMeeting is as follows: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/236089133

You may also Join via phone at:
United States (Toll Free): 1(866) 899-4679
United States: 1 (571) 317-3116
Access Code: 236-089-133

A copy of the notice may be found here
A copy of the agenda and meeting materials may be found here.
 
Type Rules Date Location
Workshop 69L-7.740, F.A.C. - Insurer Authorization and Medical Bill Review Responsibilities Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time Via Phone and Internet
Subject Area to be Addressed: The hearing is being conducted to receive public input and consider proposed changes to the above-referenced rule chapter.

The link to the GoToMeeting is as follows: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/875795405

You may also Join via phone at:
United States (Toll Free): 1(866) 899-4679
United States: 1(646) 749-3117
Access Code: 875-795-405

A copy of the notice may be found here.
A copy of the agenda and meeting materials may be found here.
 

 

Past Workshops and Hearings

 

Type Rules Date Location
Hearing 69L-31, F.A.C. - Utilization and Reimbursement Dispute Rules Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time Via Phone and Internet
Subject Area to be Addressed: The hearing is being conducted to receive public input and consider proposed changes to the above-referenced rule chapter.

The link to the GoToMeeting is as follows: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/168552765

You may also Join via phone at:
United States (Toll Free): (866) 899-4679
United States: (571) 317-3116
Access Code: 168-552-765

A copy of the notice may be found here.
A copy of the agenda and any meeting materials may be found here.

 

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