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After much reflection, consideration and deliberation, the State Board of Workers’ Compensation has made the difficult decision to cancel its Annual Educational Conference due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Due to health concerns over COVID-19, the State Bar of Georgia's seminar, ADR in the Workers’ Compensation Arena, has been rescheduled to September 11, 2020.
New Rule 59 Adopted and Rule 60 Amended
Now Available : “Track Policy” – A Coverage Verification Enhancement
This new coverage verification enhancement system will allow users to be notified by email if a cancellation or subsequent reinstatement transaction is received during the policy period for a selected employer’s insurance policy. There will be no charge to the user for utilizing the system.
Effective January 1, 2019, the filing of a Form WC-1 will be required in all claims, including all “medical only” claims.
Effective December 1, 2018 the SSN/BTN numbers have been removed from all Board forms, ICMS II and our agency database.
Effective July 20, 2018 the Board has implemented a new process.
Starting in July 2018, SBWC began granting access to our Insurers, Self-Insured Employers, Group Funds, and Claims Offices (claims adjusters) through a phased implementation.