Deadlines

  • Form WC-701-Notice of Compensation Payments: File on day after first payment of compensation. File on first day after stopping compensation. Immediate notification on any change in rate of compensation.
  • MCL 418.801(1) and (2)—Compensation Payments:
    • Shall be paid promptly and directly to the person entitled to and shall become payable and due on the 14th day after employer has notice of knowledge of the disability or death, on which date all compensation then accrued shall be paid.
    • If not paid within 30 days after becoming due and payable, and there is no ongoing dispute, $50.00 per day shall be added and paid to the worker for each day over the 30 days in which no benefits are paid.
    • Not more than $1,500.00 in total may be added.
  • Medical Payments
    • To be paid within 30 days after the carrier has received notice of nonpayment by certified mail and there is no ongoing dispute.
    • Penalty of $50.00 per day, or the amount of the bill, whichever is less, shall be added and paid to the worker for each day over 30 days in which medical bill is not paid.
    • Not more than $1,500.00 in total may be added.