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Max/Min Benefit Amounts

VIRGINIA WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION CHRONOLOGICAL COMPENSATION BENEFITS CHART

For the Year

Weekly Minimum
Effective July 1

Compensation Maximum
Effective
July 1

Percentage Weekly Wage

Maximum Weeks

Cost of Living Adjustment
("COLA")

EFFECTIVE
October 1

Limit of Medical

Mileage Reimbursement Rate

Burial Expenses

2014

$241.75

$967.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.5%

Life

$.555 $10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2013

$238.75

$955.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.7%

Life

$.555 $10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2012

$233.75

$935.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.10%

Life

$.555 $10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2011

$226.25

$905.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.60%

Life

$.555 $10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2010

$221.25

$885.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.05%

Life

$.505 $10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2009

$223.75

$895.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA .25%

Life

$.505 $10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2008

$210.25

$841.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 4.2%

Life

$.445
$.505
Effective 7-01-08

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2007

$204.00

$816.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.45%

Life

$.445

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2006

$193.25

$773.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.45%

Life

$.325
$.445
Effective 10-01-06

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2005

$184.00

$736.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.35%

Life

$.27
$.325
Effective 10-01-05

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2004

$176.50

$706.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.75%

Life

$.27

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2003

$172.75

$691.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.4%

Life

$.27

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2002

$170.25

$681.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.45%

Life

$.27

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2001

$161.25

$645.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.4%

Life

$.27

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

2000

$151.50

$606.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.7%

Life

$.27

$10,000.00
$1000.00
transp.

1999

$141.75

$567.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.6%

Life

$.27

$10,000.00
$1,000.00 transp.

1998

$133.50

$534.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 1.6%

Life

$.27

Same

1997

$128.25

$513.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.3%

Life

$.27

$5,000.00
$500.00 transp.

1996

$124.00

$496.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.5%

Life

$.24

Same

1995

$120.00

$480.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.7%

Life

$.24

Same

1994

$116.50

$466.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.6%

Life

$.24

Same

1993

$112.75

$451.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.9%

Life

$.24

Same

1992

$108.50

$434.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 2.95%

Life

$.24

Same

1991

$104.50

$418.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 6.1%

Life

$.24

$3,000.00
$500.00 transp.

1990

$101.00

$404.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 4.6%

Life

$.24
Effective 01-01-91

Same

1989

$95.50

$382.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 4.4%

Life

$.22

Same

1988

$90.50

$362.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 4.5%

Life

$.22

Same

1987

$86.00

$344.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA .9%

Life

$.22

Same

1986

$81.50

$326.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.7%

Life

$.20

$3,000.00
$500.00 transp.

1985

$77.75

$311.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.75%

Life

$.20

$3,000.00
all cases
$500.00 transp.

1984

$73.75

$295.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.55%

Life

$.20

$3,000.00
no depndts.
$2,000.00
if depndts.
$500.00 transp.

1983

$69.25

$277.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 3.9%

Life

$.20

$2,000.00
$500.00 transp.

1982

$63.25

$253.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 8.8%

Life

$.20

$2,000.00
$500.00 transp.

1981

$57.75

$231.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 12.45%

Life

$.20

$2,000.00
$500.00 transp.

1980

$53.25

$213.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 13.3%

Life

$.17

$1,000.00
$300.00 transp.

1979

$49.75

$199.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 9.0%

Life

$.17

$1,000.00
$300.00 transp.

1978

$46.75

$187.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 6.8%

Life

$.15

$1,000.00
$300.00 transp.

1977

$43.75

$175.00

66 2/3%

500

COLA 4.8%

Life

$.15

$1,000.00
$300.00 transp.

1976

$40.50

$162.00

66 2/3 %

500

COLA 7.0%
Beginning 10/01/76

Life

$.12

$1,000.00
$300.00 transp.

1975

$37.25

$149.00

66 2/3%

500
monetary limit removed 7/01/75

 

Life

$.10

$800.00

1974

$27.00

$91.00

66 2/3%

500
$45,500.00

 

Life

$.10
$.12
Effective
01-01-75

$800.00

1973

$25.00

$80.00

66 2/3%

500
400 for other dep. in fatal
$40,000.00
$32,000.00

 

Life medical automatic on Awards
Effective
01-01-74

$.08
$.10
Effective
01-01-74

$800.00
all cases

1972

$14.00

$70.00

66 2/3%

500
450* max
Lifetime for PT under
65-1.56
(18) & 54

 

3 years from
d/a to extend a claim must be filed with Comm.

$.08

$800.00

1970

$14.00

$62.00

60%

500
400-death
500-part.

 

3 years
no limit for brain & spinal

 

$300.00

1968

$14.00

$51.00

 

60%

500
$20,400.00
400-death

 

3 years

 

$300.00

1966

$14.00

$45.00

60%

500
400-death

 

3 years

 

$300.00

1964

$14.00

$39.00

60%

500
300-death
$15,600.00
$11,700.00

 

2 years

 

$300.00

1962

$12.00

$37.00

60%

500
(death)
$14,800.00
$11,100.00

 

2 years

 

$300.00

1960

$12.00

$35.00

60%

500
(death)
$14,000.00
$10,500.00

 

2 years

 

$300.00

1958

$6.00

$33.00

60%

500
(death)
$13,200.00
$9,900.00

 

1 year

 

$300.00

1956

$6.00

$30.00

60%

500
(death)
$12,000.00
$9,000.00

 

1 year

 

$300.00

1954

$6.00

$27.00

60%

500
(death)
$10,800.00
$8,100.00

 

1 year

 

$300.00

 

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