WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS — INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
SCOPE — COVERAGE — LIABILITY
72-218. Award subject to credit for benefits furnished or paid under laws of other jurisdictions. The payment or award of benefits under the workmen’s compensation law of another state, territory, province or foreign nation to an employee or his dependents otherwise entitled on account of such injury, occupational disease or death to the benefits of this law shall not be a bar to a claim for benefits under this law, provided that claim under this law is filed within two (2) years after the accident causing such injury, or manifestation of such disease, or death. If compensation is paid or awarded under this law:
(1) The medical and related benefits furnished or paid by the employer under such other workmen’s compensation law on account of such injury, occupational disease, or death shall be credited against the medical and related benefits to which the employee would have been entitled under this law, had claim been made solely under this law;
(2) The total amount of all income benefits paid or awarded the employee under such other workmen’s compensation law shall be credited against the total amount of income benefits which would have been due the employee had claim been made solely under this law;
(3) The total amount of death benefits paid or awarded under such other workmen’s compensation law shall be credited against the total amount of death benefits payable under this law.
[72-218, added I.C., sec. 72-218, as added by 1971, ch. 124, sec. 3, p. 422.]