WSR 08-16-007

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed July 24, 2008, 9:34 a.m. ]

In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following are the policy and interpretive statements issued by the department regarding the insurance services division policies.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Josh Swanson at (360) 902-6805.


Amendment to Policy 5.18 Authorizing Vocational Assessment Services.

This interim policy provides guidance to department staff and applies when authorizing vocational assessment services under a state fund claim or a claim against a defaulting self-insured employer.

This interim policy is updated to clarify when a claim should be referred for assessment services.

Contact Valerie Grimm, P.O. Box 44208, Olympia, WA 98504-4208, phone (360) 902-5005, e-mail colb235@lni.wa.gov.

Josh Swanson

Washington State Code Reviser's Office