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Progress Report: The Workers' Compensation Program Makes Progress by Implementing Recommendations, Report No. 01-15, March 2001
 
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  • The program and the Legislature have begun implementing many of the recommendations from our 1999 report.  The program is collecting more information electronically, but still collects too much information in paper form. The program is becoming more proactive in recommending legislation and policy changes and has boosted oversight.  Recommendations implemented to date have saved about $3.6 million annually.
  • However, several other recommendations to streamline the program, which would save about $6.7 million annually, have not been implemented.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 98-76 Justification Review of the Safety and Workers' Compensation Program, published in  March 1999.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Department of Financial Services-Workers' Compensation

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 02-70 Special Examination: Division of Administrative Hearings Method of Assessing Fees Needs Significant Revision, published in December 2002.
  • Report No. 98-48 PB² Performance Report for the Safety and Workers' Compensation Program, published in February 1999.
  • Report No. 97-25 Review of the Division of Safety, Department of Labor and Employment Security, published in December 1997.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
e-mail address: oppaga@oppaga.fl.gov


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