(1) The employer that is seeking reimbursement must pay the student's workers' compensation premiums "up front" and then seek reimbursement from the department for eligible expenses after the high-quality work-based learning opportunity is qualified.
(2) Reimbursement is limited to the employer's workers' compensation premiums for a student's completion of a qualified high-quality work-based learning opportunity. If the employer does not receive a notice of eligibility from the department, an employer is not eligible to apply for reimbursement.
(3) Reimbursement is not guaranteed. Reimbursement is subject to available funds and will be paid on a first-come, first-served basis as determined by the date of the application submitted on the department's portal.