There are three types of awards, regardless of the injury date, that the State will
not reduce, even if there is a rating of “total”. SSA offsets the following awards:
Stipulated settlement - a compromise between the State and the worker; paid as a lump sum;
Permanent impairment award - paid as a lump sum or as periodic payments; and
Scheduled injury award - paid as a lump sum or as periodic payments.
The State can identify these awards and provide payment information to us upon receiving
our request. We may pay these awards in lieu of, or in addition to other periodic