Sweeping legislative reforms in Workers’ Compensation took place during the 2013 legislative session, ushering new and exciting opportunities for employees and employers of our state.
The Oklahoma Insurance Department seeks to inform citizens and businesses of these new possibilities and assist our state during this transitional period.
Please refer to the resources below for information on what this new system will mean for you and please contact the Oklahoma Insurance Department if you have questions concerning these reforms.
The materials regarding Oklahoma workers’ compensation reform are for general informational purposes. Please contact your attorney or other competent advisor regarding any company specific or individual concern.
The rules posted below have been submitted to Governor Fallin for her approval. The rules will be officially promulgated and in effect upon the Governor’s approval.
Rules of the Oklahoma Insurance Department
Rules of the Workers' Compensation Commission
Sample Qualified Employer Election Form
Sample Qualified Employer Notification Form (Appendix Z)
Bulletin No. OEIBA 2014-01 Low SIR Safe Harbor Requirements
Choosing the Oklahoma Option
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Title 85 & Title 85A Comparison of Mandated Minimum Benefits
Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court
Oklahoma Department of Labor
Workers' Compensation Reform Seminar Presentation
Workers' Compensation Reform Seminar Handout
O.S. 85A – SB 1062
New Workers' Compensation Reform Law
O.S. 36 § 6470.1 et seq – HB 1108
New Captive Law Allows for Workers' Compensation
Commissioner Doak Applauds Pro-Jobs Decision on Workers' Compensation Law
Commissioner Doak Releases Statement of Support for
Workers' Compensation Reform
If you have questions regarding the Workers' Compensation Reform,
please send them to:
Director of Workers' Compensation and Captive Insurance
Dan R. Byrd
Assistant General Counsel
Financial Specialist II