Statewide Average Weekly Wage, Minimum and Maximum Compensation Rates and Adjustments

Date
Effective

Statewide
Average
Weekly
Wage

Minimum
Maximum
Compensati Compensati
on Rate
on Rate
Pay minimum
or actual wage,
whichever is
less

10/1/1992
10/1/1993
10/1/1994

$459.00
$484.00
$492.00

10/1/1995
10/1/1996
10/1/1997
10/1/1998
10/1/1999
10/1/2000
10/1/2001
10/1/2002
10/1/2003
10/1/2004
10/1/2005

$505.00
$524.00
$553.00
$579.00
$615.00
$642.00
$680.00
$702.00
$718.00
$740.00
$774.00

Effective
7/1/1967
7/1/1971
7/1/1973
7/1/1974
7/1/1975
9/1/1975
3/1/1976
7/1/1976
7/1/1979
7/1/1981
7/1/1983
7/1/1987
7/1/1989
7/1/1991
7/1/1993

Annual adjustment per M.S.
176.645
D/I prior to
D/I 10/1/92D/I 10/1/95 and
10/1/92
9/30/95 Due
later Due on 4th
Due on
on 2nd
Anniversary
Anniversary
Anniversary

$91.80
$481.95
3.61%
N/A
$96.80
$508.20
5.45%
N/A
$98.40
$516.60
1.65%
1.65%
Starting 10/1/1995, minimum and maximum rates set by statute
$104.00
$615.00
2.64%
2.64%
$104.00
$615.00
3.76%
3.76%
$104.00
$615.00
5.53%
4.00%
$104.00
$615.00
4.70%
4.00%
$104.00
$615.00
6.00%
4.00%
$130.00
$750.00
4.39%
4.00%
$130.00
$750.00
5.92%
4.00%
$130.00
$750.00
3.24%
3.24%
$130.00
$750.00
2.28%
2.28%
$130.00
$750.00
3.06%
3.06%
$130.00
$750.00
4.59%
4.00%

Mileage Reimbursement
Cents per mile
Effective
Cents per mile
9.0
Pay lesser of this rate or
employer's set rate.
10.0
12.0
12/20/1993
27.0
14.0
1/1/1998
29.0/31.0
15.0
7/1/1999
29.0
16.0
1/1/2000
32.5
15.0
12/26/2000
32.5
16.0
1/1/2001
34.5
19.0
1/1/2002
36.5
24.0
1/1/2003
36.0
26.0
1/1/2004
37.5
27.0
1/1/2005
40.5
27.0
9/1/2005
48.5
27.0
44.5
1/1/2006
27.0

Supplementa
ry Benefits
Rate

N/A
N/A
N/A

$299.00
$315.00
$320.00

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%

$329.00
$341.00
$360.00
$377.00
$400.00
$418.00
$442.00
$457.00
$467.00
$481.00
$504.00

Meals, includes tax & gratuity
Effective
7/1/1987
7/1/1989
7/1/1991
7/1/1993
8/20/1997
7/1/1999
1/1/2001

Breakfast
$6.00
$6.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00

Effective

%

Through
9/30/1995
10/1/1995
1/1/1996
1/1/1997
1/1/1998
1/1/1999

8%
6%
5%
5%
5%
4%

Lunch
$7.00
$7.00
$8.00
$8.00
$9.00
$9.00
$9.00

Interest
Effective
1/1/2000
1/1/2001
1/1/2002
1/1/2003
1/0/2004
1/1/2005
1/1/2006

Dinner
$12.00
$12.00
$13.00
$13.00
$14.00
$14.00
$15.00

%
5%
6%
2%
4%
4%
4%
4%

Rehabilitation Benefit Conversion Factors

Effective
Date

Maximum
Maximum
Rate- Job
QRC Hourly
develop &
Fee (Pay this placement (Pay

Vocational
Rehab Annual
Adjustnment
fee or provider
for hourly fees rate, whichever
is lower)

7/15/1992
10/1/1993
10/1/1994
10/1/1995
10/1/1996
10/1/1997
10/1/1998
10/1/1999
10/1/2000
10/1/2001
10/1/2002
10/1/2003
10/1/2004
10/1/2005

Medical Benefit Conversion Factors

4%
1.65%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%

$65.00
$67.60
$68.72
$70.09
$71.49
$72.92
$74.38
$75.87
$77.39
$78.94
$80.52
$82.13
$83.77
$85.45

this fee or
provider rate,
whichever is
lower)

$50.00
$52.00
$52.86
$53.92
$55.00
$56.10
$57.22
$58.36
$59.53
$60.72
$61.93
$63.17
$64.43
$65.72

Effective Medical fee Conversion
Date
conversion %
Factor

12/20/1993
10/1/1994
10/1/1995
10/1/1996
10/1/1997
10/1/1998
10/1/1999
10/1/2000
10/1/2001
10/1/2002
10/1/2003
10/1/2004
10/1/2005

Effective
date

1.65%
2.64%
3.76%
5.53%
4.70%
6.22%
4.39%
5.92%
2.80%
0.00%
1.50%
0.00%
Medical &
Surgical
services in
M.R.
5221.4030

10/1/2005

$76.31

52.05
52.91
54.31
56.35
59.47
62.27
66.14
69.04
73.13
75.18
75.18
76.31
76.31

IME %
Increase

1.65%
2.64%
3.76%
5.53%
4.70%
6.22%
4.39%
5.92%
2.80%
0.00%
1.50%
0.00%

Physical
Pathology &
Medicine
&
Chiropractic
Laboratory
Rehabilitation
services in
services in
services in
M.R. 5221.4060
M.R. 5221.4040
M.R. 5221.4050

$63.72

$66.16

$48.08

Year Services
Rendered

Year Policy
Written

2002
2003
2004
2005

2003
2004
2005
2006

Family Farm

$23,828
$25,147
$25,535
$26,258
$27,208

Year Services
Rendered

Year Policy
Written

1992
1993
1994
1995
1996

1993
1994
1995
1996
1997

$28,708
$30,086
$31,943
$33,366
$35,311

Year
Services
Rendered
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001

Year Policy
Written
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

$36,457
$37,311
$38,441
$40,203

Common Minnesota Workers' Compensation Benefit Adjustments
Statewide Average Weekly Wage, Minimum and Maximum Compensation Rates and Adjustments
Date
Effective

Statewide
Minimum
Maximum
Average
Compensatio Compensati
Weekly
n Rate
on Rate
Wage
Minimum or
actual wage,
whichever is
less

Annual adjustment per M.S.
176.645

Supplementa
ry Benefits
Rate

D/I prior to D/I 10/1/92D/I 10/1/95
10/1/92
9/30/95
and later Due
Due on
Due on 2nd
on 4th
Anniversary Anniversary Anniversary

10/1/1992
$459.00
$91.80
$481.95
10/1/1993
$484.00
$96.80
$508.20
10/1/1994
$492.00
$98.40
$516.60
10/1/1995, minimum and maximum set by statute
10/1/1995
$505.00
$104.00
$615.00
10/1/1996
$524.00
$104.00
$615.00
10/1/1997
$553.00
$104.00
$615.00
10/1/1998
$579.00
$104.00
$615.00
10/1/1999
$615.00
$104.00
$615.00
10/1/2000
$642.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2001
$680.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2002
$702.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2003
$718.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2004
$740.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2005
$774.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2006
$782.00
$130.00
$750.00
10/1/2007
$808.00
$130.00
$750.00

REHABILITATION BENEFIT CONVERSION FACTORS
Date Effective

7/15/92 9/30/93

3.61%
5.45%
1.65%

N/A
N/A
1.65%

N/A
N/A
N/A

$299.00
$315.00
$320.00

2.64%
3.76%
5.53%
4.70%
6.00%
4.39%
5.92%
3.24%
2.28%
3.06%
4.59%
1.03%
3.32%

2.64%
3.76%
4.00%
4.00%
4.00%
4.00%
4.00%
3.24%
2.28%
3.06%
4.00%
1.03%
3.32%

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
2.00%
1.03%
2.00%

$329.00
$341.00
$360.00
$377.00
$400.00
$418.00
$442.00
$457.00
$467.00
$481.00
$504.00
$509.00
$526.00

10/1/1993
10/1/1994
10/1/1995
10/1/1996
10/1/1997
10/1/1998
10/1/1999
10/1/2000
10/1/2001
10/1/2002
10/1/2003
10/1/2004
10/1/2005
10/1/2006
10/1/2007

Effective

Cents per
mile

Effective

Medical fee
conversion %

12/20/939/30/94

Meals, includes tax & gratuity

$50.00

$67.60
$68.72
$70.09
$71.49
$72.92
$74.38
$75.87
$77.39
$78.94
$80.52
$82.13
$83.77
$85.45
$86.33
$88.06

$52.00
$52.86
$53.92
$55.00
$56.10
$57.22
$58.36
$59.53
$60.72
$61.93
$63.17
$64.43
$65.72
$66.40
$67.73

Conversion Factor

IME % Increase

52.05

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

10/1/1994

1.65%

52.91

1.65%

7/1/1987

$6.00

$7.00

$12.00

10/1/1995

2.64%

54.31

2.64%

7/1/1989
7/1/1991
7/1/1993
8/20/1997
7/1/1999
1/1/2001

$6.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00

$7.00
$8.00
$8.00
$9.00
$9.00
$9.00

$12.00
$13.00
$13.00
$14.00
$14.00
$15.00

Effective

%

3.76%
5.53%
4.70%
6.22%
4.39%
5.92%
2.80%
0.00%
1.50%

56.35
59.47
62.27
66.14
69.04
73.13
75.18
75.18
76.31

3.76%
5.53%
4.70%
6.22%
4.39%
5.92%
2.80%
0.00%
1.50%

Cents per mile

Pay lesser of this rate or
employer's set rate.
12/20/93
27.0
01/01/98
29.0/31.0
7/1/1999
29.0
1/1/2000
32.5
12/26/2000
32.5
1/1/2001
34.5
1/1/2002
36.5
1/1/2003
36.0
1/1/2004
37.5

4%
1.65%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
1.03%
2%

$65

MEDICAL BENEFIT CONVERSION FACTORS
Effective Date

Mileage Reimbursement

Vocational
Maximum QRC
Maximum Rate- Job
Rehab Annual Hourly Fee (Pay this develop & placement
Adjustnment for fee or provider rate, (Pay this fee or provider
hourly fees
whichever is lower) rate, whichever is lower)

7/1/1967
7/1/1971
7/1/1973
7/1/1974
7/1/1975
9/1/1975
3/1/1976
7/1/1976
7/1/1979
7/1/1981

9.0
10.0
12.0
14.0
15.0
16.0
15.0
16.0
19.0
24.0

Effective

%

10/1/1996
10/1/1997
10/1/1998
10/1/1999
10/1/2000
10/1/2001
10/1/2002
10/1/2003
10/1/2004

7/1/1983

26.0

1/1/2005

40.5

Prior to
10/1/1995

8%

1/1/2001

6%

10/1/2005

0.00%

76.31

0.00%

7/1/1987

27.0

9/1/2005

48.5

10/1/1995

6%

1/1/2002

2%

10/1/2006

see below

see below

0.73%

7/1/1989

27.0

1/1/2006

44.5

1/1/1996

5%

1/1/2003

4%

10/1/2007

see below

see below

0.9%

7/1/1991

27.0

1/1/2007

48.5

1/1/1997

5%

1/0/2004

4%

7/1/1993

27.0

1/1/1998

5%

1/1/2005

4%

1/1/1999

4%

1/1/2006

4%

1/1/2000

5%

1/1/2007

5%

X

Interest

Medical
Pathology
Surgical
Effective date
Laboratory services
services in M.R.
in M.R. 5221.4040
5221.4030

10/1/2005
10/1/2006
10/1/2007 *

$76.31

$63.72

Physical Medicine
Rehabilitation services
in M.R. 5221.4050

Chiropractic
services in
M.R.
5221.4060

$66.16

$48.08

$76.87
$64.19
$66.64
$77.56
$64.77
$67.24
* subject to approval of the Office of Adminstrative Hearings

Family Farm
Average
Year Services
annual wage
Rendered

Year Policy
Written

Average
Year Services Year Policy
annual wage
Rendered
Written

Average
annual wage

Year
Services
Rendered

Year Policy
Written

Average annual
wage

Year Services
Rendered

Year Policy
Written

$23,828

1992

1993

$27,208

1996

1997

$33,366

2000

2001

$38,441

2004

2005

$25,147

1993

1994

$28,708

1997

1998

$35,311

2001

2002

$40,203

2005

2006

$25,535

1994

1995

$30,086

1998

1999

$36,457

2002

2003

$40,636

2006

2007

$26,258

1995

1996

$31,943

1999

2000

$37,311

2003

2004

$41,996

2007

2008

$55.35
$55.85