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2016 Mileage Reimbursement Rate


The South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission has announced a new mileage reimbursement rate, effective January 1, 2016:  

"Regulation 67-1601 A (1) provides the expenses incurred for travel to receivemedical attention which shall be reimbursed to the claimant are mileage to andfrom a place of medical attention which is more than five miles away from home inaccordance with the amount allowed state employees for mileage.The state employee mileage rate is based upon the standard business mileage rateestablished by the Internal Revenue Service. Effective January 1, 2016 thereimbursement rate for state employee mileage is .54 cents per mile. Therefore,effective January 1, 2016, the new mileage reimbursement rate to and from a placeof medical attention is .54 cents per mile."