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The order from the VWC notifying the employer and workers’ compensation insurance carrier that a Claim Form has been received seeking specific benefits and asking the workers’ compensation insurance carrier to indicate whether the carrier has sent agreement forms, is going to send agreement forms, agrees to a medical only award, or is denying the claim. They need to respond within 20 days of the Order.
Claim Form – The form that the injured worker has to fill out and file with the VWC to formally request their benefits and protect themselves from the Statute of Limitations (SOL).