Hope to see you at the 43rd Annual Workers Compensation Seminar at the Overland Park Convention Center on Sept. 26 & 27, 2017. Registration at the door until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27. Information on the seminar can be found at https://www.dol.ks.gov/(S(sgee5lcpbda0fvj4gcnqs25i))/WorkComp/seminar.aspx
Medical Mileage: Travel to obtain medical services on or after July 1, 2017, shall be reimbursed at the rate of 53.5 cents per mile. The mileage reimbursement rate for state officers and employees is 53.5 cents per mile effective July 1, 2017. 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).
The Workers Compensation Division's 2017 Edition of Laws and Regulations (nicknamed, The Law Book) - is updated and online now.
NOTICE - GARDEN CITY OFFICE MAILING ADDRESS CHANGE
Effective immediately, the KDOL Workers Compensation Division office in Garden City will no longer be using P.O. Box 1138. The new mailing address is 407 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846-6124.
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