Fraud

Fraud

Effective Dates

December 12, 1994 - June 30, 2008

Policy Code

GC-06

General Information

The Workers' Compensation Act states that it is an offence to knowingly provide false or misleading information to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

This policy affects workers, employers and service providers.

All decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

Examination

November 16, 1993 - March 21, 2005 | AS-24 | Assessments

The Workers' Compensation Act allows the board to require the production of an employer's books and accounts if the Board feels it is necessary to verify payroll information. An employer may appeal any assessment decision to the Board within 180 days of

Suspension, Reduction and Termination of Benefits

May 9, 1994 - June 30, 2008 | CL-30 | Claims

In limited circumstances, the board is permitted to suspend, reduce, or terminate compensation that is payable to a worker or his/her dependants.

Any decision made pertaining to the suspension, reduction or termination of compensation may be app

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

Release of Claims Information to Employers

November 16, 1993 - June 30, 2008 | CL-44 | Claims

On any given claim, a number of key decisions are made concerning entitlement, benefits, medical treatment, fitness for employment and rehabilitation.

The Workers' Compensation Act recognizes that employers who have employees receiving compensat

Appeals

February 15, 1994 - October 14, 1996 | GC-05 | General and Corporate