Workers’ Comp Mileage Reimbursement 2022 : Workers who have suffered injuries, we have some good news for you! According to the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) in California, the mileage rate used to establish payment for medical and medical-legal travel expenses will increase. This change will take effect on January 1, 2019.
The fee will increase by 4 cents to 62.5 cents per mile. It will be required to be paid for travel on or after July 1, 2022, regardless of when the injury occurred. The increase will take effect immediately.
Government Code Section 19820 & Labor Code Section 4600
Section 4600 of the Labor Code was in charge of determining the amount of workers’ comp mileage reimbursement due for medical expenditures and medical-legal fees. In addition, it was also dependent on Government Code Section 19820 and the California Department of Human Resources regulations. Furthermore, it establishes a link with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
- If you are looking for the most recent workers comp mileage reimbursement 2022 form used to submit claims for mileage reimbursement, you can locate it on this page of the DIR website.
- On this page, you’ll be able to look up additional details concerning the new rate.
Contact Us At DYS Law Group
We hope this article has been helpful for workers who have suffered injuries. If you want to learn more about your legal rights and options, don’t hesitate to contact us at DYS Law Group. We are here to help you get the rightful compensation you deserve.