Mileage Reimbursement-Update January 2010

By Jason Weinstock on January 14, 2010

The State of Nevada DIR announced that mileage reimbursements to injured workers traveling to and from medical care or for vocational rehabiliation purposes has been decreased from 55 cents a mile to 50 cents a mile, effective January 1, 2010. 

The regulations for mileage reimbursement of travel expenses are found at NAC616C.150.  The request for reimbursement should be on the DIR form D-26, which has the rules for reimbursement on the back side.  Please be sure to send in your reimbursement request form to your adjuster within 60 days of the date of your first trip on the form.  Many injured workers make the mistake of waiting until the end of their claim to send in requests for mileage reimbursement, and the adjuster is then only obligated to pay for the last 60 days of qualifying travel.