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The Texas Workers’ Compensation System is run
 by the Texas Department of Insurance (TXCOMP)
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Workers’ Comp Factoids

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In Texas, to be a governmental employee, you must be 
paid hourly, daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.  

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An employer must report any changes in an injured worker’s pay or employment status with a the Supplemental Report of Injury (DWC-6), to the insurance carrier and the injured worker within:

  • ten (10) days from the end of a pay period in which an injured worker’s pay changes; and
  • ten (10) days from the date an injured worker resigns or is terminated; and
  • three (3) days from the date an injured worker returns to work; and
  • three (3) days from the date an injury causes an employee to miss additional work after returning to work.

Under Texas Comp. there are four types of income benefits:

   * temporary income benefits (TIBs);
* impairment income benefits (IIBs)
* supplemental income benefits (SIBs); and
* lifetime income benefits (LIBs).