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Regulation Changes to Chapter 67

Commission Adopts Policies Regarding Payment of Compensation (PDF)  (Posted June 23, 2017) 

Commission votes to withdraw and resubmit proposed changes to Chapter 67, Document 4735 (PDF) (Posted 4/27/2017)

Notice of Special Business Meeting (PDF) - April 25, 2017 - The Commission will have a special business meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 for the purpose of discussing revisions to the proposed changes to Chapter 67 (Posted April 24, 2017)

Report of the Presiding Officer (PDF) - Proposed Changes to Regulations to Chapter 67 - Document 4735. This report includes the findings as to the need and reasonableness of the proposed changes.  (Posted 1/5/2017)

Public Hearing Notice (PDF) The Commission will conduct a public hearing on January 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in Hearing Room A at the Commission to receive comments on the proposed changes to Chapter 67. (Posted 11/23/2016); AGENDA (PDF) - (Posted 1/3/2017)  

Commission proposes to amend regulations to Chapter 67 for clarification of certain regulations (PDF) . The Notice of Drafting regarding the proposed amendments is published in the October 28, 2016 State Register. (Posted 10/28/2016)

 

67-1605 Lump Sum Payment

Commission approves new Net Present Value Tables (PDF) effective June 27, 2014. (Posted June 20, 2014) 

Report of the Presiding Officer - Proposed Changes to R 67-1605 Lump Sum - Document 4399 (PDF) . (Posted November 5, 2013)

Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to 67-1605 Lump Sum Payment (PDF) - Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., Hearing Room A at the Commission Office.  (Posted October 25, 2013)

Public Hearing Notice (PDF) - Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., Hearing Room A at the Commission Office - 67-1605 Lump Sum Payment.  (Posted October 25, 2013) 

The Commission will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 (PDF) , at 10:30 a.m. in Hearing Room A at the Commission Office to receive comments on the proposed amendments to Regulation 67-1605 Lump Sum Payment. (Posted September 27, 2013)

The Commission proposes to amend Regulation 67-1605, Lump Sum Payment (PDF) . The Commission unanimously approved to proceed with publication of the Notice of Drafting of the proposed regulation change in R67-1605 Lump Sum Payment in the June 28, 2013 issue of the State Register. (Posted July 1, 2013) 

Commuted Value Discount Advisory Committee Recommendation (PDF) . At the regular business meeting on January 22, 2013, the Commission received the recommendation from the Commuted Value Discount Advisory Committee proposing to amend the language in Regulation 67-1605 Lump Sum Payment. The Commission accepted the information as presented for further consideration by the Commission. At the regular business meeting on April 15, 2013 (PDF) , the Commission approved the recommendation to amend the language in R 67-1605 Lump Sum Payment as presented by the Advisory Committee.

 

67-1801 through 67-1809 Mediation Regulation

New Mediation Regulations effective June 28, 2013 (PDF) . (Posted July 1, 2013) 

Mediation Regulations approved by South Carolina General Assembly (PDF) May 13, 2013. (Posted May 14, 2013)

Senate Judiciary approves Joint Resolution to adopt (PDF) Mediation Regulation R 4286 (PDF) . (Posted March 19, 2013) 

Commission votes to revise (PDF) the Mediation Regulations (R 4286) (PDF) . (Posted March 4, 2013) 

Commission Submits Mediation Regulations to General Assembly - May 29, 2012.
General Assembly Notes (PDF)
Presidents' Notes (PDF)

The SC Workers' Compensation Commission will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (PDF) , at 10:30 a.m. in Hearing Room A at the Commission to receive comments on the proposed new Regulation on Mediation,
R 4286. 

At a Special Business Meeting on Monday, April 9, 2012 (PDF) , the Commission approved the language for the Proposed Mediation Regulation. 

Proposed Mediation Regulations (PDF) will be submitted for publication in the April 27, 2012 South Carolina State Register. Public Hearing is scheduled for May 29, 2012.

Mediation Regulation Notice of Drafting SC State Register (PDF)  February 24, 2012
To be considered, comments must be received no later than March 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

Commission Proposes to Draft a New Mediation Regulation (PDF)  
At the regular business meeting on January 17, 2012 the Commission received the recommendation from the Mediation Advisory Committee proposing a new regulation to give Commissioners authority to order mediations, create a list of cases for which mediation before any hearing would be beneficial to all parties and deal with procedural issues to include, but not be limited to, requesting mediations, selecting mediators, and costs. The Commission unanimously approved to proceed with publication of the Notice of Drafting of the proposed regulation in the February 24, 2012 issue of the State Register. 

 

67-706 Oral Argument

At the February 19, 2013 Business Meeting, the Commission voted to formally withdraw Document No. 4283 from consideration by the General Assembly. The proposed change requires parties to arrive at the Appellate Panel Hearing 30 minutes prior to the schedule time for the hearing to begin.

Presiding Officer Report - Amendment to Regulation 67-706 (Oral Argument) - Document No. 4283 (PDF) . - May 22, 2012

Proposed Regulation 67 706 Oral Argument (PDF)    Approved by Commission February 21, 2012.
Public Hearing  May 21, 2012  10:30 a.m. in Hearing Room A at SC Workers' Compensation Commission
To be considered, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2012.

Notice of Drafting Published in State Register (PDF)   December 23, 2011

Proposed Change to Regulation 67-706 - Oral Argument
At the regular business meeting on January 17, 2012 the Commission approved a schedule for the proposed amendment to Regulation 67-706. The amendment requires parties to arrive at the Appellate Panel Hearing 30 minutes prior to the schedule time for the hearing to begin. The Notice of Drafting was published in the State Register on December 23, 2011. The Commission will consider the proposed language to submit to the State Register for publication and Notice of Public Hearing at the February 21 Business Meeting.

Commission Proposes to Amend Regulation 67-706 (PDF) , Oral Argument  December 21, 2011

 

67-1302 Maximum Allowable Payments to Medical Practitioners

At the March 19, 2012 Commission Business Meeting, the Commission voted to formally withdraw the Regulation R 4188 from consideration by the General Assemly. The proposed change deletes the language in R 67-1302 referencing the medical fee schedule based upon relative values and a single conversion factor.

Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Schedules Hearing on the Commission's Regulation Change R 67 1302; Document  4188 (PDF)  February 15, 2012

Commission Approves Policy to Use One Conversion Factor with Medicare's RBRVS for the Physician's Fee Schedule and to Proceed with the Process to Amend R 67-1302 (PDF)  September 13, 2011

Report of the Presiding Officer, Chairman T. Scott Beck, on Proposed Changes to Regulation 67 1302 (PDF) (A)
September 13, 2011

Chairman Beck's Comments to Proposed Change to R 67-1302 (PDF) at September 12, 2011 Full Commission Special Business Meeting

Notice of Special Business Meeting (PDF) September 12, 2011

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to Regulation 67-1302(A) (PDF)  August 15, 2011

Commission Proposes to Amend Regulation 67-1302(A), Medical Allowable Payments to Medical Practitioners (PDF)  
March 25, 2011

 

Regulation Changes Effective February 26, 2010

The Commission amends and adds regulations to Chapter 67 to reflect changes in Title 42 necessitated by the approval of Act 111 on June 25, 2007. The amendments, deletions, and additions further reflect grammatical changes, the ability to receive and to serve forms and documents electronically, changes in electronic data interchange procedures, and additions in attorney fee petition procedures.

Regulation Changes Effective February 26, 2010 (PDF)