Retention of Money by Deduction of Set-Off

Retention of Money by Deduction of Set-Off

Effective Dates

October 14, 1996 - March 7, 2005

Policy Code

FN-10

General Information

The Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board purchases goods and services from vendors, service providers or other entities. On occasion, goods or services are purchased from a vendor, service provider or other entity and that vendor, service provider or entity owes the board an amount as a debt or obligation due to the Compensation Fund. The Board may by application of this policy retain, as a deduction or set-off, the entire amount, or a portion of the amount, owed to the board.

This policy does not apply to the recovery of overpaid compensation which is addressed by the Policy Statement, CL-43, Recovery of Overpaid Compensation.

Recovery of Overpaid Compensation

November 16, 1993 - June 30, 2008 | CL-43 | Claims

The Workers' Compensation Act gives authority to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board to recover any overpaid compensation which has been paid to a claimant, or their dependants, for which they are not entitled. All claims decisions are app