On Friday, March 15th business and worker representatives joined in support of the Comp Act (HR 7368) introduced by Congressmen Mike Carey (R-OH) and Mike Thompson (D-CA).  The letter (attached) notes that HR 7368 would:

  • Create certainty for calculating the amounts to be included in Workers’ Compensation set-asides.
  • Provide appeal rights from reviews by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Provide an optional direct payment of set-aside amounts to Medicare.

The text of the bill is available at BILLS-118hr7368ih.pdf (congress.gov)

UWC supports this legislation and is working with the sponsors in urging that it be considered for enactment in 2024.