Mileage Reimbursement 2022

Workers’ Compensation Mileage Increase

The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court recently announced an increase in the mileage reimbursement. As of January 1, 2022, the rate will increase to 58.5 cents per mile up from 56 cents per mile in 2021. 

This can add up! If you are treating for a work injury, and check the location services on your phone, you will probably see multiple zip zags between your home, your medical provider, and perhaps your physical therapist.

The best way to keep track of your mileage is to keep a log in your car.  Every time you go to an appointment, note the date, the provider, and the round trip mileage.  If you should forget to check your odometer, it is easy to use Google map directions to find an exact mileage figure. (The insurance adjuster will also use Google maps to double check your calculations.) 

Once your mileage is turned into your workers’ compensation insurance, they have 30 days to issue a check for reimbursement. 

Mileage reimbursement is one more reason to have an experienced workers’ compensation attorney on your side.  We make sure that you are 100% reimbursed for the miles your drive for your medical treatment. 

About Jeff

Jeffrey F Putnam is a personal injury attorney and workers compensation attorney located in Omaha, Nebraska. If you have head, neck, or back injuries from your job or an auto accident, call today.

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