Will Workers Compensation Carriers See More Reporting Requirement to Social Security?

According to a paragraph in the Social Security Administration's (SSA) proposed fiscal 2016 budget,  SSA would require “private insurers that administer” workers comp and public disability benefits to report data on those benefits to SSA.  This reporting requirement would be a new mandate placed on workers compensation insurance carriers. “It would require insurers or others covered under this proposed rule to determine the Social Security status of a particular workers compensation claimant. So it would certainly add a burden in…

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