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BENEFIT ENTITLEMENTS

Permanent Total Disability: The PTD rate is governed by 11-9-501(b).

  • PTD is paid at the same rate as the TTD rate.
  • PTD benefits will begin on the day after the Healing Period Ended date.
  • Limit for liability on PTD benefits is governed by 11-9-502(b)(2) provided [Rule 099.28] notice requirements are met. Thereafter, the limit for liability on PTD benefits is governed by 11-9-502((B) (Act 1599 of 2007).

Death Claims: Eligibility and entitlements are governed by 11-9-527, Compensation for Death.

This section explains:

  • funeral benefits
  • conditions for eligibility
  • class of persons eligible for benefits, their entitlements, and conditions for termination of dependence.
  • Limit for liability is subject to the limitations of compensation enumerated in 11-9-501, 11-9-506 and 11-9-502, as amended by Act 1599 of 2007.
  • 11-9-527(c) provides the percentage of entitlements for each class of beneficiary. This percentage is to be multiplied by the average weekly wage.

Note:

If the total combined percentages of all beneficiaries exceed 66 2/3 % or the state weekly maximum, the benefits must be apportioned in accordance with section (e).

Spreadsheets are available in this website under [CALCULATIONS] to assist or you may call Special Funds Division for assistance. Likewise, if you have a question or need assistance on a partial dependency claim, you should call the Special Funds Division for guidance.

 

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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
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