Article 1 Administration
South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission, Location, Transaction of Business.
Article 2 General
Application of Regulations.
Words and Phrases, Defined.
Official Forms and Documents.
Filing with the Commission, Defined.
Filing a Claim.
Requesting a Hearing, Claimant.
Requesting a Hearing, Employer.
Computation of Time.
Service of Forms and Documents.
Service of Orders, Hearing Notices, and Review Hearing Notices.
Guardian ad Litem, Appointment.
Article 3 Notices Required Under the Act
Article 4 Reports Required, Employers and Insurance Carriers
Designation of Authorized Recipient of Service and Other Demands.
Corporate Officer Rejection of the Act.
Election to Adopt the Act.
Withdrawing from the Act.
Employers and Insurance Carriers, Proof of Compliance.
Duplicate or Dual Insurance Coverage.
Employer's Report of Injury, Form 12A.
Employer's Report of Injury, Form 12M.
Status Report and Compensation Receipt.
Documentation of Insurance.
Electronic Data Interface.
Examination of Claim Files.
Article 5 Temporary Compensation
Words and Phrases, Defined.
Payment of Temporary Total and Temporary Partial Compensation.
Terminating Payment of Temporary Total or Temporary Partial Compensation During the First One Hundred Fifty Days After Employer's Notice of the Accident.
Suspending Temporary Compensation after the First One Hundred Fifty Days after the Employer's Notice of the Injury.
Terminating Temporary Compensation after the First One Hundred Fifty Days after the Employer's Notice of the Injury.
Medical Treatment While Receiving Temporary Compensation Benefits.
Unauthorized Suspension or Termination of Temporary Compensation Benefits.
Article 6 Contested Case Procedure
Hearings, Required Information.
Employer's Answer to a Request for Hearing, Time for Filing and Service.
General Denial to Employer's Request for Hearing.
Second Injury Fund's Answer to a Request for Hearing, Time for Filing and Service.
Employee's Wage Determination.
Failure to Appear at a Hearing.
Withdrawing a Request for Hearing.
Continuing Obligation to Update, Request for Hearing, and Answer.
Admission of Expert's Report as Evidence.
Postponement or Adjournment of the Scheduled Hearing.
Transcripts of Hearings.
Article 7 Review and Hearing
Requesting Commission Review of the Hearing Commissioner's Decision.
Appeals without Merit.
Notice of Review Hearing.
Briefs, Filing and Service.
Additional and Newly Discovered Evidence.
Commission Review, Procedure.
Settlement of a Claim Pending Review.
Requesting Higher Court Review.
Article 8 Settlements, Procedures
Settlement of the Claim, General.
Settlement, Form 16, Form 16A.
Settlement by Agreement and Final Release.
Third Party Settlements.
Article 9 Procedure for Claim Involving A Fatality
Notification that a Fatality has Occurred, Required.
Discovery of Beneficiaries.
Fatality, Statement on Liability Required.
Employer Accepts Liability, Procedure.
Employer Denies Liability, Procedure.
Article 10 Occupational Disease, Procedure, and Waiver of Claim
Occupational Disease, Waiver of Claim.
Article 11 Scheduled Losses
Total or Partial Loss or Loss of Use of a Member, Organ, or Part of the Body.
Loss of Hearing.
Amputation of Finger or Toe.
Health Care for Injury Resulting in Hernia.
Loss of Vision.
Article 12 Attorney Practice and Fees
Appearances Before the Commission.
Attorney's Letter of Representation.
Reporting Attorneys Fees for Approval.
Determining a Reasonable Fee.
Collection of Attorney's Fee in a Lump Sum.
Article 13 Medical Reports, Physician's Fees and Hospital Charges
Maximum Allowable Payments to Medical Practitioners.
Payments for Hospital Inpatient Services.
Payments for Hospital Outpatient Services and Ambulatory Surgical Centers.
Medical Bill Review.
Medical Advisory Committees.
Communication Between Parties And Health Care Providers.
Article 14 Enforcement Proceedings
Fines, Assessment and Review.
Unqualified Self-Insured Employer, Prosecution.
Order and Rule to Show Cause, Hearings.
Article 15 Self-Insurance
Self-Insurance, Granting the Privilege and Providing Proof of Compliance.
Proof of Compliance, Excess Insurance.
Proof of Compliance, Reserve Account, and Other Accounts.
Proof of Compliance, Surety Bond.
Proof of Compliance, Securities Pledge.
Proof of Compliance, Irrevocable Letter of Credit.
Effective Date of R.67-1503.
The Self-Insurance Program, Amendments to and Renewal of.
Financial Analysis and Reports.
Voluntary Withdrawal from a Self-Insurance Program and Cancellation of a Member's Self-Insurance Privileges.
Confidentiality of Information.
Municipalities and Political Subdivisions.
Article 16 Average Weekly Wage, Compensation Rate, and Payment
Expenses Incurred in Receiving Medical Treatment, Reimbursement.
Payment of Compensation.
Calculating the Compensation Rate.
Lump Sum Payment.
Lump Sum Payment in a Claim Involving a Fatality.
Article 17 Repeal and Adoption
Repeal of Existing Regulations and Adoption of Articles 1 through 17, Inclusive.