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COMPACT is a quarterly publication for workers' compensation professionals. Published by the Department of Labor and Industr's Workers' Compensation Division, this newsletter provides the most recent news and case information in the field of workers' compensation. Click on the following link to see the current edition.

View the May/June 2017 edition of COMPACT; view past editions

  • Major workers' compensation legislation enacted

  • Notice to attorneys and other interested parties

  • From the State Register:  Provider participation list available

  • Annual Workers' Compensation System Report released:

  • Long-term downward trends continue in number of claims and system cost

  • Review of a recent study:  The Impact of Opioid Prescriptions on Duration of Temporary Disability

  • Save the date:  Fall conference for qualified rehabilitation consultants and vendors

  • Minnesota Work Comp Forum happening Friday, Sept. 21

  • Two annual Workers' Compensation Division reports updated, online:

    • Collection and Assessment of Fines and Penalties

    • Prompt First Action Report on Workers' Compensation Claims

  • CompFact:  Payments at minimum, maximum TTD benefit levels

  • WCRI report compares Minnesota with 17 other states

  • Two sessions of free recordkeeping training offered

  • Workers' compensation events calendar

  • Workers' Compensation Advisory Council legislation summary

  • Court decisions:  January through March 2018

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COMPACTis a quarterly publication of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. Subscribers will receive an email notification each quarter when a new edition is available online. They may also receive periodic email updates from DLI.