Florida Employee Notification Letter Updated

The Massey Clark Fisher Team | 03/11/2011

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The Florida workers' compensation employee notification letter has been updated and can now be viewed on the state's website. According to the Florida Department of Financial Services:

“in accordance with s. 440.185(11), F.S. and Rule 69L-26.004(6), F.A.C., carriers must provide this written notification to injured employees within three days after becoming knowledgeable of their work related injuries. Please ensure that the updated Employee Notification Letter is being used in your communications with injured employees.”

The letter includes that the following services are offered by the State of Florida.

Serves as a resource for injured workers and employers by providing information about the workers’ compensation system.

Educates and informs injured workers, employers, carriers, health care providers, and managed care arrangements about their responsibilities under the law.

Provides assistance in avoiding any problems or disputes regarding your claim

The full letter can be viewed as a PDF on the Florida Department of Financial Services website.