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Violent Crimes Compensation Board

Alaska Department of Administration, Violent Crimes Compensation Board
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Payment of Awards

Short Description

When a crime victim compensation request eligible for compensation includes a request for lost wage or loss of support compensation as well as medical costs, the lost wage or loss of support reimbursement will take priority over the medical award.

Except for claimant out-of-pocket medical costs, payments for medical services eligible for compensation shall be made to the medical provider or collection agency unless specifically awarded to the claimant by the Board.

The Board will continue to negotiate settlements on medical award payments as vigorously as possible.

Policy

Adopted 9-27-06

When a crime victim compensation request eligible for compensation includes a request for lost wage or loss of support compensation as well as medical costs, the lost wage or loss of support reimbursement will take priority over the medical award.

Except for claimant out-of-pocket medical costs, payments for medical services eligible for compensation shall be made to the medical provider or collection agency unless specifically awarded to the claimant by the Board.

The Board will continue to negotiate settlements on medical award payments as vigorously as possible.