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Cost of Living Adjustment

RSA 281-A:29

An injured employee is entitled to an adjustment in the weekly compensation rate, per RSA 281-A:29, if the following criteria are met. The employee shall be eligible for the adjustment if:

  1. They are receiving total disability benefits from workers' compensation as of the third anniversary date of their injury.
  2. Have been denied Social Security benefits.
  3. Are receiving less than 60% of the current state average weekly wage.

(For injuries prior to 2/8/94, the employee must be receiving less than 66% of the current state average weekly wage).

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