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RULE §129.1 Definitions for Temporary Income Benefits

Published: 2015

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The following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context
clearly indicates otherwise:
  (1) Salary Continuation (also Wage Continuation)--Monies paid
by the employer to compensate the injured employee (employee) for wages lost
as a result of a compensable injury. Salary continuation does not include
monies paid to an employee as compensation for work such as wages paid while
an employee is on modified duty.
  (2) Salary Supplementation (also Wage Supplementation)--Monies
paid by the employer to supplement the amount of income benefits an insurance
carrier pays to an employee with a compensable injury. This includes monies
paid to the employee based on the employee's voluntary use of sick leave or
annual leave in a supplementary manner.
  (3) Weekly Earnings After the Injury--Post-Injury Earnings
(PIE), further described in §129.2 of this title (relating to Entitlement
to Temporary Income Benefits).

Source Note: The provisions of this §129.1 adopted to be effective December 26, 1999, 24 TexReg 11420