WCC Revised Professional Guide Memorandum - September 17, 2008
MEMORANDUM NO. 2008-05TO: Commissioners, District Administrators, Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, Legal Advisory Panel, Medical Advisory Panel, Medical Practitioners, Self-Insureds, Insurance Carriers, Attorneys, and Unions FROM: John A. Mastropietro, Chairman DATE: September 17, 2008 RE: REVISED Professional Guide for Attorneys, Physicians and Other Health Care Practitioners; Guidelines for Cooperation
By memorandum dated September 27, 2002, the Workers' Compensation Commission adopted and issued the Professional Guide for Attorneys, Physicians and Other Health Care Practitioners; Guidelines for Cooperation.
The following revisions to the guidelines are effective October 1, 2008:
- Where appropriate, photocopy charges for physicians will increase to 65 cents per page;
- Deposition fees will increase to $500 per hour;
- Fees for Formal Hearing Testimony for the Treating Physician will increase to $550 per hour;
- Fees for Formal Hearing Testimony for the Employer/Respondent's Examiner will increase to $650 per hour.
THESE ARE COSTS THAT YOUR LAWYER INCURS IN REPRESENTING YOU IN A WC CASE. IT IS REASONABLE TO ASSUME THESE INCREASED COSTS WILL BE PASSED ON TO THE CLIENTS.
For your convenience, copies may be downloaded from (the Connecticut WCC) website at: