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§ 9-622. Payment of compensation-Reopening

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Benefits (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Temporary Total Disability (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-622
§ 9-622. Payment of compensation-Reopening
Amount of payment
(a) If, under an initial claim filed on or after January 1, 1988, temporary total disability benefits are reopened under § 9-736(b) of this title, the employer or its insurer shall pay the covered employee compensation that equals two-thirds of the average weekly wage of the covered employee, but:
(1) does not exceed the lesser of:
(i) the average weekly wage of the State on the date of reopening; or
(ii) 150% of the initial award; and
(2) is not less than the initial award.
Duration of payment
(b) The employer or its insurer shall pay the compensation for the period that the covered employee is temporarily totally disabled.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991.
Formerly Art. 101, § 36.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-622, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-622
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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