Term Workers Compensation
Code NS-1800.9500
Definition A disability insurance program mandated by the state and funded by employer contributions which provides compensation to covered employees for loss of their earnings as a result of an accidental injury or occupational disease sustained during employment, or which compensates dependents in case of a work-related death. The program provides for income replacement and supplement; scheduled awards for loss of sight or hearing, dismemberment or disfigurement; medical expenses (including hospital care); vocational rehabilitation, occupational therapy and retraining to enable a possible return to the workforce; and funeral expenses.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/22/16
Use References WCB
Worker's Compensation
Workers' Compensation
Workman's Compensation
See Also References Labor Law Violations Reporting (FN-1700.3960)
Workers Compensation Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.9700)
Workers Compensation Fraud Reporting (FN-1700.3350-950)
External Classification Terms Income Support/Assistance (AIRS IC-330)
Income Support/Financial Assistance (CAN IC-330)
Insurance Providers (NTE Y20)
Longshoremen's/Harbor Workers' Compensation (UW
Worker's Compensation Insurance (NPC Y02.07)
Workmen's Compensation (UW
Related Concepts Financial Services/Benefits
Labor and Employment
Named Programs
Facet Named Programs
Bibliographic References UWASIS II: A Taxonomy of Social Goals & Human Service Programs, United Way of America Services Identification System, United Way of America, Alexandria, Virginia: Second Edition, November 1976.

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