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WORKER’S COMP

The Texas Workers’ Compensation System is run by the Texas Department of Insurance (TXCOMP) Need Information?

Workers’ Comp Factoids

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

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).

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