Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers' Compensation Division

Rule Rule 436-060-0510
Reimbursement of Permanent Total Disability Benefits from the Workers’ Benefit Fund


General. The insurer may request reimbursement of permanent total disability benefits paid after the date of the notice of closure under ORS 656.206 (Permanent total disability)(6)(a).


Requirements for requests. Requests for reimbursement must be filed within one year of the mailing date of the final order upholding the notice of closure and include:


Sufficient information to identify the insurer and the injured worker;


The net dollar amount of permanent total disability benefits paid. “Net dollar amount” means the total compensation paid less any recoveries, including, but not limited to, third party recoveries or amounts reimbursable from the Retroactive Program or Reopened Claims Program; and


A statement certifying that payment has been made.


Moneys due under Retroactive or Reopened Claims Programs. If any of the moneys are due under the Retroactive Program or Reopened Claims Program, any reimbursement request must be submitted under OAR 436-075 or 436-045.

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