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Title 28

Labor and Labor Relations, includes workers' compensation statutes   § 42-16.1-13 Investigative powers of the fraud prevention unit
§ 28-29-17.1 Independent Contractor   § 42-16.1-14 Disclosure of information to the fraud prevention unit
§ 42-16.1 Department of Labor and Training   § 42-16.1-15 Fraud prevention unit - Evidence confidentiality
§ 42-16.1-12 Workers' Compensation Fraud Prevention Unit: appointment, Duties, Qualifications, Annual Report   § 42-16.1-16 Immunity
      § 42-16.1-17 Severability

Rules and Regulations

  Regulations Description:
  Administrative Account Rule for employers or insurers requesting reimbursement from the Workers’ Compensation Administrative Account from the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.
  COLA Reimbursement Rules regarding reimbursement of Cost of Living Adjustment for the purpose of affording relief to qualifying insurers.
  Coordination of Benefits Rules for determining the offset for retirement benefits in coordination with workers' compensation benefits.
  Independent Contractor Rules regarding designation as Independent Contractor.
  Lack of Insurance Rules for hearings for failure to secure workers' compensation insurance coverage.
  Leasing Companies Rules to ensure workers' compensation insurance coverage for leased employees.
  Palliative Care Rules regarding palliative care including requesting additional care and dispute resolution.
  Qualified Rehabilitation Counselor Rules on certification of qualified rehabilitation counselors
  Self Insurance Rules regarding Self Insurance


RI Department of Labor and Training
Workers' Compensation
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

Phone: (401) 462-8100
Fax (401) 462-8105
TTY via RI Relay: 711
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