Effective as of January 1, 2024, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $1,094.00. This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2024 (https://www.newcc.gov/home/court-news/2023-10-news).

Also, effective January 1, 2024, the mileage rate will become 67.0 cents per mile for travel to seek medical treatment or while participating in an approved vocational rehabilitation plan. See related news release (https://www.newcc.gov/home/court-news/2024-01-news).

Historic mileage reimbursement rate information is available in the Tables of Maximum / Minimum Compensation Benefits, Burial Benefits, and Mileage Reimbursement Rates on the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court’s “Benefits” web page (https://www.newcc.gov/service-providers/attorneys/benefit-rates).