- Medical bills for treatment that is reasonable, necessary, and authorized.
- Wage replacement (up to defined maximums).
- Mileage reimbursement for travel to and from doctors’ appointments.
- Vocational rehabilitation for workers who can no longer continue their prior profession.
- Benefits such as funeral expenses and special payments to heirs in the event that the worker dies as a result of work-related injuries.
Getting injured while on the job in Nevada entitles workers to insurance coverage under their insurers’ workers’ compensation program. Once a valid claim is started, the insurer will pay for a range of important expenses associated with the worker’s medical care. In some cases, though, an injured worker may need to pay some costs. Nevada’s workers’ compensation system provides a broad basket of benefits to covered workers: