page regularly for the latest news and updates from the Arkansas
Workers' Compensation Commission. Press releases, rules and advisory
changes, and updated services are just a few of the items that
will be presented on this page.
November 25, 2015
The Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission has withdrawn its proposed revision of Rule of the
Commission Numbered 099.05.
October 29, 2015
The Commission issues an update to Advisory 2000-1 Revised that announces that the maximum rates for 2016 will be $646 for Total Disability and $485 for Permanent Partial Disability.
The Commission also issues an update to Advisory 2007-1 Revised that announces that the threshold at which the Death and Permanent Total Disability Trust Fund will assume payments of benefits for injuries resulting in permanent disability or death will be $209,950 for 2016.
December 17, 2012
The Commission announces the issuance of Advisory 2012-1. This advisory authorizes the issuance of debit cards and other card payment systems for indemnity payments to injured employees, subject to certain restrictions.
December 3, 2012
The Commission issues a Notice of Public Hearing and Rule Making, proposing to create a new rule, Rule 099.40, that provides a framework for carrier premium tax auditing.
November 20, 2012
The Commission’s Operations and Compliance Division announces changes in required data for Form 2, effective January 1, 2013. Click here to view the announcement.
April 25, 2011
The Commission announces the issuance of Advisory 2011-1. This Advisory addresses questions regarding updates to previously filed Form AR-4's regarding the completion of the AR-4 to report additional monies paid (or recovered).
Due to the various forms being processed by various divisions within the Commission, the Advisory also provides a link to the people designated to answer questions regarding a specific form.
State of Arkansas
Workers' Compensation Commission
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P.O. Box 950
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-0950
Telephone 1-501-682-3930 / 1-800-622-4472
Legal Advisor Direct 1-800-250-2511
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