What are the benefits?
They can include:
Medical Care. Paid for by your employer, to help you recover from an injury or illness caused by work.
This includes doctor visits and other treatment services, tests, medicines, equipment, and travel costs
reasonably necessary to treat your injury.
Temporary Disability Benefits. Payments if you lose wages because your injury prevents you from doing
your usual job while recovering.
Permanent Disability Benefits. Payments if you don’t recover completely and your injury causes a
permanent loss of physical or mental function that a doctor can measure.
Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit. A voucher to help pay for retraining or skill enhancement if you
are eligible to receive permanent disability benefits, your employer doesn’t offer you work, and you don’t
return to work for your employer. This benefit is available for workers injured in 2004 or later. If your injury
also occurred in 2013 or later and you received a Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit, you may also be
eligible for an additional, one-time payment under the Return-to-Work Supplement Program.
Death Benefits. Payments to your spouse, children, or other dependents if you die from a job injury or
illness.

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