WORKERS' COMPENSATION (WC)
- TDI and
WC cannot be received for the same weeks
- WC claim
must be filed if the illness/injury occurred on the job
- If WC
claim is contested, a TDI claim can be filed.
- TDI reimbursed
if WC then paid for weeks TDI has been paid
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI)
- TDI and
UI cannot be received for the same weeks.
- UI reimbursed
if UI was paid for weeks TDI should have been paid.
SICK AND VACATION PAY
can be paid salary, sick and vacation pay while in receipt of TDI; unless if it's to establish a waiting period week, which all wages earned must be counted.
claims exceeding medical duration guidelines (MDG)
Nurses contact Qualified Healthcare Providers and customers when duration
AND MISREPRESENTATION PREVENTION
TDI program determines concurrent working and collecting benefits.
with WC Court, insurers and UI to prevent overlap of benefits.
Unit investigations and prosecutions if warranted.
- Law allows
for the impartial medical examination of TDI beneficiaries.
referred to Medical Consultant for review and recommendation, as needed
Wage Base - $67,000; Tax Rate - 1.2% employee wage deduction.
- No waiting
period as of 7/1/12, but must be unemployed due to illness/injury for at least 7 days.
- Monetary Eligibility - $9,600 base period wages; or $1,600 in one base period quarter + total base period wages of minimum 1.5 times the highest quarter earnings + $3,200 minimum total base period earnings.
Eligibility - Worked for RI covered employer and have medically certified