Mandatory Missouri Workers’ Compensation Benefits Updated

The Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation has released a mandatory change including additional benefits if it is shown that an employee is permanently, totally disabled and/or has died due to one or more occupational disease due to toxic exposure, which are defined as: mesothelioma, asbestosis, berylliosis, coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, bronchiolitis, obliterans, silicosis, silicotuberculosis, manganism, acute myelogenous leukemia, and myelodysplastic syndrome. In addition, the Fraud/Compliance felonies have been reclassified and the notice includes updated TDD/TTY contact information. The revision date for this notice is 5/10/2017.

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