2019 Changes in Nebraska Mileage Reimbursement Rate and Amendments to Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court Rules including Fee Schedule

by | Jan 23, 2019

Recently, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court adopted new mileage reimbursement rates.  Effective January 1, 2019 the mileage rate will become $.58 per mile to travel to seek medical treatment or while participating in a vocational rehabilitation plan. Further, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court recently adopted various rule changes.  These rule changes affect fee schedules, information that must be provided for lump sum settlement applications, and changes in treating physicians pursuant to Rule 50.  For the Court’s adopted changes, please go to https://www.wcc.ne.gov/home/public-hearings-and-public-meetings.  If you have any questions regarding these adopted changes, please don’t hesitate to contact Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, Dallas Jones or Paul Barta at 402-475-1075.