Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0800-02-05-.02 - REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE OR MEDIATION

(1) Any party may contact the Workers' Compensation Division during regular business hours to obtain information about their rights and obligations under the Workers' Compensation Law.
(2) Any party may file a Request for Assistance for investigation of issues involving temporary disability and/or medical treatment. This shall include resolution of issues of causation and/or compensability. An injured employee or his or her representative may also file a Request for Assistance requesting assessment of penalties for untimely payment of temporary disability benefits.
(3) Any party may file a Request for Benefit Review Conference in order to negotiate final settlement of all workers' compensation issues.
(4) A Workers' Compensation Specialist shall provide all necessary forms and instructions and may offer assistance in completing and submitting such forms.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0800-02-05-.02
Original rule filed March 5, 1993; effective April 19, 1993. Amendment filed December 12, 1997; effective February 25, 1998. Repeal and new rule filed March 9, 2006; effective May 23, 2006.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 50-6-101 through 50-6-103, 50-6-233, and 50-6-236 through 50-6-242.

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