SEB Supplemental Earnings Benefit
One to the blog, and we do like to see comments, asked about the SEB or Supplemental Earnings Benefit, which seems to be a Louisiana term for Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) benefits.
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The 90% figure is very specific to Louisiana. Most states do not cut the TPD figure at a base of 10% for earnings. Almost all states expect the carrier or TPA to pay 2/3 of the difference even their earnings are more than 90% of pre-injury wages.
I have paid $3 a week TPD in the past to an injured worker in New Hampshire.
The only difference I see is the 90% figure. That number varies among the states.
I have some seen some school and governmental organizations pay a supplemental benefit or have included in the employees’ benefits an insurance policy (such as AFLAC) that pays a supplemental earnings benefit.
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