$5,000 - Wage Loss
Return To Work Supplemental Program (RTWSP)
This program was created to assist elegible injured workers who have been unable to return to work to their job to receive an additional $5,000.
This Benefit is granted by the State for loss wages and only applies to work who got injured on or after January 1, 2013 and have received a Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit (SJDB).
An injured worker whose employer does not offer suitable regular, modified or alternative work within 60 days from receipt by the the claims administrator of a medical treatment or medical evaluation report that the employee's injury caused permanent partial disability may also qualify for the supplemental job displacement benefit (SJDB).
Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit (SDJB)
Employees injured on or after January 1, 2004 who have a permanent disability and whose employer does not offer other work, may qualify for the supplemental job displacement benefit (SJDB). The benefit comes in the form of a non-transferable voucher that can be used to pay for vocational rehabilitation at state approved or state accredited school.
The Voucher covers school tuition fees, books and other expenses required by the school for the training.
It also can be used to pay licensing or certification and testing fees, to purchase tools required by a training course, to purchase computer equipment up to $1,000 and to reimburse up to $500 in miscellaneous Expenses.
The Amount of the voucher varies from $4,000 to $10,00 depending on the permanent disability level.