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Claimant & Health Care Services Policies

Chapter Policy Number Subject
Work-relatedness 02-01 Part I Arises Out of and Occurs in the Course of Employment
02-01 Part II Application 1 - Employment Hazards
Application 2 - Time and Place
Application 3 - Travel
Application 4 - Athletic Activity
Application 5 - Removing Oneself From the Course of Employment
Application 6 - Serious and Wilful Misconduct
Application 7 - Causation
Injuries 03-01 Part I General
03-01 Part II Application 1 - Relationship to Compensable Accident
Application 2 - Second Injury
Application 3 - Occupational Disease
Application 4 - Cardiac
Application 5 - Hearing Loss
Application 6 - Psychiatric or Psychological Injury
Application 7 - Chronic Pain/Chronic Pain Syndrome
Application 8 - Personal Belongings
Addendum A - Effective Date for Use of New Editions of the DSM
Rescinded: Medical Panels (February 1, 2007)
03-02 Part I Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition
03-02 Part II Application 1 - Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition
Application 2 - Rehabilitation Surgery Program
Benefits 04-01 Part I Establishing Net Earnings
04-01 Part II Application 1 - General
Application 2 - Special Circumstances
Application 3 - Rate Adjustments
Application 4 - Cost-of-Living Adjustments
Addendum A - Maximum Annual Insurable Earnings
Addendum B - Cost-of-Living Adjustments and Legislated Increases
04-02 Part I Temporary Benefits
04-02 Part II Application 1 - General
Application 2 - Allowances
Application 3 - Leaving the Province
Addendum A - Allowance Rates
04-03 Part I Recurrence of Temporary Disability
04-03 Part II Application 1 - General
04-04 Part I Permanent Disability
04-04 Part II Application 1 - Determining Permanent Impairment of Earning Capacity
Application 2 - Non-Economic Loss Payment - Injuries on or after January 1, 1995
Application 3 - Economic Loss Payment - Injuries on or after January 1, 1995
Application 4 - Injuries Prior to January 1, 1995
Application 5 - Earnings Loss Supplements
Application 6 - Enhancement Factor
Application 7 - Lump Sum Commutations
Application 8 - Permanent Disability Benefit Advances
Application 9 - Permanent Injury Award - Injuries from January 1, 1985 to December 31, 1994 Inclusive
Addendum A - Maximum Non-Economic Loss Payments
Addendum B - Effective Date for Use of New Editions of the AMA Guide
04-05 Part I Return-to-Work Services
04-05 Part II Application 1 - General
Application 2 - Temporary Modified Work Programs
Application 3 - Job Search
Application 4 - Training-on-the-Job Programs
Application 5 - Training
Application 6 - Relocation
Application 7 - Self-Employment
04-06 Part I Health Care
04-06 Part II Application 1 - General
Application 2 - Medical Aid Accounts
Application 3 - Hospitals or other Treatment Agencies
Application 4 - Prescribed Opioid Analgesics (Narcotics)
04-07 Part I Services for Workers with Severe Injuries
04-07 Part II Application 1 - Communication
Application 2 - Mobility
Application 3 - Medical Aids
Application 4 - Self-Care
Application 5 - Co-Decision-Makers, Guardians and Trustees
Addendum A - Maximum Clothing Allowances
Addendum B - Home Maintenance Allowance Level 2
04-08 Part I Fatalities
04-08 Part II Application 1 - General
Application 2 - Accidents on or after January 1, 1982 - Dependent Spouses and Dependent Adult Interdependent Partners
Application 3 - Accidents on or after January 1, 1982 - Dependent Children and Other Dependants
Application 4 - Accidents between January 1, 1974 and December 31, 1981, Inclusive
Addendum A - Funeral and Death Expenses
Addendum B - Payments to Dependent Children
04-09 Part I Benefit Payments
04-09 Part II Application 1 - General
04-10 Part I Other Home Services
04-10 Part II Application 1 - Short-term Home Assistance
Application 2 - Home Maintenance Allowance Level 1
Application 3 - Housekeeping Allowance
Addendum A - Home Maintenance Allowance Level 1
Addendum B - Housekeeping Allowance
Cost and Entitlement Adjustments 05-01 Part I Compensation Overpayments
05-01 Part II Application 1 - General
05-02 Part I Cost Relief
05-02 Part II Application 1 - General
Application 2 - Occupational Disease
Application 3 - Back Injuries
Addendum A - Eight Times the Weekly Maximum Compensation Rate