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The Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court applies the law as set out in the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Act. The following brief summary is intended to provide a general overview of your Oklahoma workers comp coverage and benefits in Oklahoma. This information is based on data originally provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and updated by the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court, and is believed current as of January 2011.
Benefit rates do not change annually.
The rates shown below are in effect from November 1, 2008 to October 31, 2011.
Type of Law and Insurance Requirements
In Oklahoma, workers' compensation is compulsory, and no waivers are permitted. There is a competitive state fund. Employers may insure through private carriers, self-insurance, or through groups of employers. There is no exemption for employers with small numbers of employees.
Coverage of Agricultural Workers
Covers all workers employed in agriculture or horticulture by an employer who had a gross annual payroll, including money paid to independent contractors, in the preceding year of $100,000 or more.
Coverage of Domestic Employees
Covers any person employed as a domestic worker if the employer had a gross annual payroll in the preceding calendar year of $10,000 or more for such workers.
Full medical benefits are provided with no time or monetary limitations.
Benefits for Temporary Total Disability
The percentage of worker's wage paid is 70. For weekly payments, the minimum is $30 or actual wage, if less and the maximum is $683, 100% of SAWW. The maximum period of payments is 156 weeks, but the period of disability can be extended to 300 weeks by the WC court for good cause Benefits for Permanent Total Disability
The percentage of worker's wage paid is 70. For weekly payments, the minimum is $30 or actual wage, if less and the maximum is $683, 100% of SAWW. The maximum period of payments is duration of disability.
Benefits for Permanent Partial Disability
The percentage of worker's wage paid is 50. For weekly payments, the minimum is $30 or actual wage if less, and the maximum is $342, 50% of SAWW. For non-scheduled injuries, the maximum period of payments is 500 weeks and the maximum payment amount is $171,000.
Oklahoma law covers disfigurement that is "Serious and permanent". Benefits are a maximum of $20,000
Oklahoma Workers Compensation Court
Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court
1915 N. Stiles Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Telephone: (405) 522-8600 or (800) 522-8210