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Travel by injured workers to obtain medical services on or after July 1, 2015, shall be reimbursed at the rate of 57 cents per mile. The mileage reimbursement rate for state officers and employees is 57 cents per mile effective July 1, 2015. K.S.A. 44-515 (a) provides that mileage to obtain medical services is reimbursed at the rate prescribed for state officers and employees pursuant to K.S.A. 75-3203a. K.A.R. 51-9-11 provides that all round trips of over five miles to obtain medical services are reimbursable as medical mileage as provided by K.S.A. 44-515 (a).

New Fiscal Year benefit rates are now available on the Current and Historic Benefit Levels page. The new 2016 Fiscal Year weekly benefit rates are posted at the top and in the Historic Levels table. The K-WC 107 and K-WC1070-A (Spanish) Benefit Cards are now available on our Forms and Publications page under the Benefits heading. The hard copy K-WC 107 and K-WC 1070-A Benefit Cards are now available at the front desk of the main and regional offices.

The Division's digitization project now has a name - DigiComp - and a website. This project will create a web-based system for interacting with the Division including electronic data interchange for claims and policy reporting, dispute workflows, document management, alternative dispute resolution processes and attorney electronic transactions and communications. Visit the DigiComp site for news, an overview, timeline and key staff involved in the project.

Subscribe to the Work Comp Connection newsletter by emailing Shirley.Hastings@dol.ks.gov for more information.

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