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§ 129.4. Adjustment of Temporary Income Benefit Amount

(a) The insurance carrier shall adjust the weekly amount of temporary income benefits paid to the injured employee as necessary to match the fluctuations in the employee’s weekly earnings after the injury.

(b) If a seasonal employee’s average weekly wage is adjusted, as described in § 128.5 of this title (relating to Average Weekly Wage Calculations for Seasonal Employees), the carrier shall adjust the temporary income benefits paid to the seasonal employee.

(c) If the injured employee is still employed by the employer at the time of injury, the employer is responsible for informing the carrier of changes in the employee’s weekly earnings after an injury, on Form TWCC 6, Supplemental Report of Injury, within 10 days after the end of each pay period, as provided by § 120.3 of this title (relating to Employer’s Supplemental Report of Injury).

(d) If the employee is no longer employed by the employer, the employee is responsible to provide information to the insurance carrier about the existence or amount of any earnings, or any offers of employment. The employee may use Form TWCC 6, Supplemental Report of Injury, for this purpose.

The provisions of this § 129.4 adopted to be effective January 24, 1991, 16 TexReg 175; amended to be effective April 3, 1992, 17 TexReg 2129.

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§ 129.4. Adjustment of Temporary Income Benefit Amount

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