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WCD Warns of Fines for Ignoring Claim Forms

Friday, March 15, 2019 | 73 | 0 | 27 min read

Claims handlers in Oregon do not need an employer’s injury report in order to accept a claim form signed by a worker, the Workers’ Compensation Division said in an industry notice. Claims processors that refuse to accept the injured worker's report because they have not received the employer’s report could face civil penalties, the division added. The WCD said it received feedback from medical providers about the return of a worker-signed Form 827 — “Worker’s and Physician’s Report for Workers’ Compensation Claim” —&nb...

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