New Mileage Reimbursement Rate Effective January 1, 2016

Regulation 67-1601 A (1) provides the expenses incurred for travel to receive medical attention which shall be reimbursed to the claimant are mileage to and from a place of medical attention which is more than five miles away from home in accordance with the amount allowed state employees for mileage. Therefore, effective January 1, 2016, the new mileage reimbursement rate to and from a place of medical attention is .54 cents per mile.

Click here to read the full advisory from the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission.

This legal update is published as a service to our clients and friends. It is intended to provide general information and does not constitute legal advice regarding any specific situation.