Department of Labor and Industry

2008 Meeting Information

2008 Meeting Information

Advisory Council Conference Call – December 23, 2008

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Advisory Council Meeting – December 4, 2008, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Great Northern Best Western, Helena

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Results of the Workers' Compensation Survey of Employers, (prepared by Tyler Wiltgen, Workers' Compensation Analyst)

2008 Oregon Workers' Compensation Premium Rate Ranking Summary

Advisory Council Meeting - September 2, 2008, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Great Northern Best Western, Helena

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Findings of the Montana Injured Worker Survey (prepared by Tyler Wiltgen, Workers' Compensation Analyst)
Employment Relations Division Claims Assistance Bureau (prepared by Barb Gullickson, Claims Unit Supervisor)
Memo to Labor-Management Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation on Course and Scope of Employment—Process Options for discussion (prepared by Diana Ferriter, Bureau Chief, Claims Assistance Bureau)
WorkSafeMT Safety & Transitional Employment Outcomes (presented by Georgiana Kochman, Project Director, WorkSafeMT)
Draft Final Report: 60 Summits Montana (presented by Georgiana Kochman)
Legislative Concepts:

Advisory Council Meeting - July 1, 2008, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Great Northern Best Western, Helena

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Project Help Overview (presented by Vicky Smith, Project Help, State of Washington)
Centers of Occupational Health and Education Overview (presented by Vicky Smith)
Articles of Incorporation of the WorkSafeMT Foundation (presented by George Kochman, Project Director, WorkSafeMt)
Legislative Concepts:

Course and Scope of Employment (prepared by Diana Ferriter, WC Claims Assistance Bureau Chief)

Advisory Council Meeting - May 6, 2008, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Great Northern Best Western, Helena

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Continuation of Claim Closure and Settlements (prepared by Diana Ferriter, WC Claims Assistance Bureau Chief)
Preliminary Findings of the Montana Injured Worker Survey (prepared by Tyler Wiltgen, Workers' Compensation Analyst)

Advisory Council Meeting - March 4, 2008

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Return-to-Work Breakdown (presented by Tyler Wiltgen, WC Claims Assitance Bureau)
Summary of States' Comparison of Vocational Rehabilitation of Disabled Workers (prepared by Diana Ferriter, WC Claims Assitance Bureau Chief)
Summary of States' Comparison of Claim Closure and Settlement Provisions (prepared by Diana Ferriter, WC Claims Assistance Bureau Chief)
Initial 2009 Legislative Proposals (prepared by Jerry Keck, Administrator, Employment Relations Division)

Related Meetings:
Subcommittee on Possible Licensure of Claims Examiners - March 3, 2008, 1:00-4:00, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Employment Relations Division, 1805 Prospect Avenue, Helena (OR by teleconference at 1-605-475-4150 - Access Code 107189)
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SB511 from the 2007 Session, "An Act Regulation Workers' Compensation Claims Examiners..."
Examiner/Adjuster Licensure and Continuing Education in Montana (October 2007 proposal from Mike Marsh, Midland Claims Service)
Key elements of Mike Marsh's proposal (summary by Diana Ferriter, WC Claims Assitance Bureau Chief)
Comparison of State Licensing Requirements (prepared by WC Claims Assistance Bureau)

Stakeholder meetings on a Montana Facilities Fee Schedule
Hospitals - March 5, 2008, 9:00-11:30am, Montana Hospital Association, 1720 9th Avenue, Helena
Ambulatory Surgery Centers - March 5, 2:30-4:30, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Employment Relations Division, 1805 Prospect Avenue, Helena

Advisory Council Meeting - January 8 , 2008

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