Loss of Earnings (LOE) Benefits

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Allowed lost time claims receiving loss of earnings benefits

Loss-of-earnings benefits are the wage loss benefits a person receives for missing time from work because of a work-related injury or illness happening on or after January 1, 1998. Improved recovery and return-to-work outcomes are reflected in this measure.

The bar graphs below show the percentage of claims receiving loss-of-earnings benefits at three and six month’s post-injury or illness. Each bar is split by level of loss-of-earnings benefits – full and partial.

Over the past five years, the percentage of claims on partial loss-of-earnings benefits at both three and six months remained mostly the same. However, there has been an increase in the percentage of claims on full loss-of-earnings benefits at both three and six month’s post-injury or illness.