Nev. Admin. Code § 616B.974 - Payment of lump-sum benefits

Current through August 4, 2021

1. An offender is not entitled to receive a lump-sum settlement for an injury or disease while incarcerated.
2. The insurer shall schedule an evaluation of the offender before his or her release to determine whether the industrial injury of the offender will affect his or her ability to work.
3. When the offender is released, any lump-sum benefit to which he or she is entitled that:
(a) Is more than $2,400, must be paid in monthly installments that do not exceed 10 percent of the total benefit in any month. The first installment must be paid within 30 days after the insurer receives written notice from the offender, the warden of the institution or the manager of the facility where the offender was incarcerated or a person designated by the warden or manager that the offender has been released.
(b) Is $2,400 or less, must be paid in a single payment within 30 days after the insurer receives written notice from the offender, the warden of the institution or manager of the facility where the offender was incarcerated or a person designated by the warden or manager that the offender has been released.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 616B.974
Added to NAC by Div. of Industrial Relations by R072-99, eff. 10-28-99

NRS 616B.028

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